I really enjoyed this blog post and it resonates with my latest blog post, too.
Wait for the Lord. Be strong and take heart. Wait for the Lord (Psalm 27:14).
In this hurry-up world, waiting for anything can cause us to lose our tempers, tongues, and good senses more frequently than we care to admit. I don’t know anyone who enjoys waiting in line. We don’t like waiting at stoplights. We don’t like waiting for dinner. We don’t even like waiting for good things – like for fish to bite. We want what we want now!
Why is it so hard to wait? Perhaps we misunderstand what waiting is all about. Is waiting on the Lord the same thing as twiddling my thumbs? Should I clear my mind of everything? I have learned the answer to both of these questions is NO. Waiting has nothing to do with twiddling my thumbs in boredom. Waiting is not passive. It is an activity. It is quiet…
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