I turned 36 on 7th December and I would say I am still young. I certainly do not feel old and I do not like to be called old either. I think this stems from a panic that time is going so fast, why am I suddenly the adult in the situation?
I think I’ll always be young at heart, I notice my way of thinking can be quite childlike sometimes but there are times when I think, ‘Oh! I’m older now!’ For example, did you know that after the age of 35 if a woman gets pregnant it is called a geriatric pregnancy? At 36 I am hardly a geriatric, but I would be monitored more closely because of my age! What?!!
I am also four years away from my big 40th Birthday! What?!
These are all things that might make me panic. What about my God given dreams? Is it too late to pursue them? Do I have enough time?
And the answer is yes.
When we walk in God’s will, each one of our days is designed for us, God wrote His will for our lives and he gives us ambitions to work towards, he has appointed each day for us to pursue those ambitions. And, through Him all things are possible.
And he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place
God wrote the story of our lives, where we will live and the seasons of life we go through. He predetermined how long we will live too. We do not need to panic that time is running out, because when we follow His good and perfect will for our lives, God will give us the allotted time to fulfil them.
When we follow the Lord, we do not have to worry about doing everything we can to lead a full life here on this earth either, because our destiny is eternity with Him, where we will have all the time in the world.