{Five-Minute Friday}-In Between

Linking up with Five-Minute Friday where the prompt is to write for 5 minutes flat – no editing, no over thinking, no backtracking. Here goes nothing…


Smack-dab in the middle of it. That’s what us southern folks might call it. 1 year down. In the midst of the summer class. The change will affect his life much more than mine, but my futuristic mind has trouble allowing this career shift to just affect him.

In the pull and tension of full time work, night class, weekend clinicals–it’s this in between of what was and what is and what will be. What was a career that was unfulfilled. What is one of the craziest seasons of our life. What will be a life that calls for purpose and flexibility and meaning in career as well as opportunities to serve and love and give beyond what we’ve currently know.

But the in between is hard. Waiting. Listening. Being grateful for the tough times. Loving the day and listening to the meaning in it all.

And sometimes that meaning is just sitting with the reality of exhaustion and frustration, knowing that once the in between is over….

There’s always another in between on the horizon.

5 thoughts on “{Five-Minute Friday}-In Between

  1. Thought provoking post. In between times are the normal of life, each new season leads into the next. May God bless you as you follow His leading into new adventures.

  2. Where are you in Central Kentucky?!? Because me too! And we are in the midst of grad school in our 30s! I loved reading your blog. My son just woke up which means it’s time to wrap up my FMF wanderings but so thankful I happened upon your blog.

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