Letting Go Of Someone Else’s Boat

January 23, 2014

Momastery blogger Glennon Melton shares deeply personal experiences in her blog posts; I relate to them as a woman, a mother, and a creative soul. I read this brief but inspiring post as I waited to audition for a community theater production, and in my terror I grasped on to her words and found them to be immediately calming. There is enough for all of us, and what is meant to be ours will come to us in time.

“You can’t miss your boat. It’s yours. It stays docked till you’re ready. The only boat you can miss is someone else’s. Let them have theirs while you wait for the boat God made for you. God’s never early and never late. ”

Read the post here.


Casey O'Leary
Casey O’Leary is a writer and children’s librarian. She is passionate about reading and helping children find the “perfect book.” In 2012, she fulfilled a dream by completing her master’s degree in library science from Indiana University. Casey blogs at After the Closet and is a frequent contributor to Christian Feminism Today.