“But when she could hide him no longer, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with tar and pitch. Then she placed the child in it and put it among the reeds along the bank of the Nile. His sister stood at a distance to see what would happen to him.”
This Levite woman had a child and hid him for 3 months. When she noticed she could not hide him anymore she placed him in a basket on the bank of the Nile and watched as her child drifted away.
What if you could no longer hide what God has given you? What if what you were hiding was now ready to be seen? Our gifts can sometimes come from pain and difficulties such as the Levite woman, but she believed in the destiny of her child, and that he was worth saving. Do you believe in what you have envisioned to birth into existence?
When a woman is pregnant, she undergoes changes in her body, appetite, and even her mind in preparation for her child. She has never actually met the child but believes in their existence inside of her. Similarly, When you envision something for your life that you have yet seen, you trust in the existence of it because you speak about it, and nurture it. Just as a mother would, you believe on the other side that your vision will be born. Though you may not yet see it, it does not mean it is not there.
The plan of something can identify its success or failure. If a mother doesn’t plan for her child’s arrival, it can lead to stress. You should always make a plan for where you are headed. This can be in the form of goals. Having an idea can be easy, it is the preparations made for the arrival of your idea that takes time and effort. Plan for what you see and believe is coming, success comes from the amount of preparation that has been made.
I remember the day I watched my sister give birth to my niece. I couldn’t believe how close I was to the miracle of life. As beautiful as it may have been for me, my sister was in complete pain. She was so fatigued from the constant pushing she had to do. She continued to give it her all but this labor required more than her all. The process of birthing a vision can be tiresome. You may feel as if you have given everything you could.
Just as my sister in labor, You know your dream is close and is coming but you have to give a few more pushes to see it through. She felt nothing but pain but knew her daughter’s life depended on her to keep pushing. Our vision depends on our ability to keep pushing it out even when it is difficult.
Just as the Levite woman’s sister stood at a distance to see what would happen to her nephew. People are watching from a distance to see what will come out of this vision or idea you are birthing. Don’t give up on what is in you that is ready to come out.