Our current Actual Lives are the ONLY place we can be with God
Our 'With God' lives can only happen in our actual lives. If we wait until our lives are less hectic, more ordered, less painful, more successful, more simple, more dramatic, less dramatic etc etc - we could be waiting a long time and miss the rich opportunities to live with God in our existing ordinary trials and blessings.
Chris passed on this web post: "Bedbug Theology: How to See God's Mercy in Everyday Trials". I encourage you to read it.