You Call Me Out Upon the Waters

“You call me out upon the waters, the great unknown where feet may fall.” — Oceans


I’m sitting on the back deck of a restaurant overlooking the ocean. Orange and scarlet clouds drift toward the waves as music plays in the background. I close my eyes and in that most beautiful of places, that happiest of moments, my heart also feels an ache—a longing I can’t quite name.

Have you ever felt the same?

God-sized dreams make me feel that way too.

They make the veil between heaven and earth feel thinner until it seems we can almost touch the other side.

That’s what every God-sized dream ultimately points our hearts to:


Beyond this world.

Past the suffering.

Into the glory.

We long to be settled where we are, and yet I believe we’re made to live with a bit of longing. I call it “divine discontent.” It’s a restlessness within us that whispers, “You’re not home yet.”



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About Holley

About Holley

Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author and Life Coach

I like humans, words, and good coffee. And I’d love to help you beat what’s holding you back, become all you’re created to be, and kick butt for the greater good.

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