Today’s thought is compliments of Teilhard de Chardin. Good words for shepherds as well as those they tend.
Above all, trust in the slow work of God.
We are quite naturally impatient in everything to reach the end without delay.
Your ideas mature gradually–let them grow, let them shape themselves, without undue haste. Don’t try to force them on, as though you could be today what time…will make of you tomorrow.
Give our Lord the benefit of believing that his hand is leading you, and accept the anxiety of feeling yourself in suspense and incomplete.