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The Long Wait is Over!

Have you ever heard of the Marshmallow test? It’s where you put a marshmallow in front of a little kid and tell them they can have that now, (yeah, a lot of them cram it in their mouths immediately before you can finish saying), or you can have lots more later, if you don’t eat it now, and wait a while. Life is like that test in many ways. We get so many opportunities to take instant gratification or delayed gratification. We can get a job right out of high school or go to college and work our way through that. We can buy a new car with a huge loan or save up and get one later without a loan. We can rush into many situations that will give us instant gratification, they’re not all bad, or even wrong choices. But, we usually get much more gratification when we wait that little while to get the more candy instead of eating the one in front of us…

Sarah waited, she waited and waited for the right guy to come along. She could have taken instant gratification and settled for just any old guy but she wanted more… she wanted someone to be the man she needed for always, not just for a little while.

Excerpt from New Parish:

“The cool air and busy sidewalks were almost enough to distract her mind from the pervading thoughts of how much this plural marriage thing could go wrong. She wanted to believe that things could be as wonderful as Mary said they were, but she knew how people could be, especially men… Her thoughts went to, “Maybe I should just drop the whole thing.” Then the idea of dating again entered her thoughts, which almost made her nauseous. Then the thought of giving up on her dream of having kids and a family came to her mind. A tear rolled down her face, which she quickly brushed away, that thought was the saddest one she’d ever had…

            Sarah looked up at the sky and saw a plane flying west, she knew she would be on one soon… flying west. She breathed out a sigh and with a new resolve, walked back to her apartment.”

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