What I want…patience.
What I’ve got…opportunities to be so that I constantly botch.
What I want…control of my life.
What I’ve got… realization that He is in control and His plans are way better than my own.
What I want…to know Him intimately.
What I’ve got…a knowledge of Him that sometimes feels disconnected, whether true of not.
What I want…to give without restraint.
What I’ve got…a heart that likes to be selfish and hold back.
What I want…to love unreservedly.
What I’ve got…a typical response to love only those who are easy to love
What I want…complete surrender.
What I’ve got…fear of giving up control.
What I want…to be filled with the Holy Spirit.
What I’ve got…complete indwelling of Him but not always overflowing.
What I want…vulnerability.
What I’ve got…a guard around my heart that allows few in.
What I want…a life lived serving Him alone.
What I’ve got…a life trying to do that very thing.
An obvious question: What do you want versus what you’ve got? How can you get there?