I couldn’t wait for the second season of Downton Abbey to come on this past January and now I’m waiting with anticipation for the third season.
I’m looking forward to my family coming out for my daughter’s upcoming high school graduation. I think about what we’ll do, what we’ll eat and how I’ll prepare for their arrival every day.
Right now I’m on pins and needles to see if my son wins a computer programming contest he’s entered with ESPN. He finds out around May 16th.
And I’m even looking forward to this weekend when my daughter will get all dolled up for her senior prom. My day will revolve around the festivities and I couldn’t be happier about that.
Do you have anything you’re looking forward to? Ah, the essence of sweet anticipation! I read just the other day in a magazine that anticipation is actually the first part of four distinct segments of enjoying any event or activity. In other words, the degree to which you anticipate (dream about, plan for, look forward to, and weight out) an event on the horizon affects the enjoyment of the moment when the event actually arrives.
I have no enticing segue…just turn the corner with me, if you will.
This morning I read in Psalm 130:5-6: