Tag: waiting

OUT OF THE CHAOS 05.18.2020

We are a “self” consumed society. Opening the Google search bar and typing in “self,” resulted in all kinds of interesting options. Self-efficacy, self-actualization, self-esteem, self-sufficient…all focused on understanding our self. There are books, conferences, studies devoted to understanding our true self, exposing the false self, living from a place of integrity. All of these …

out of the chaos 05.15.2020

So what should we do while we wait for God’s promises to be realized? Why is he taking so long? And so, dear friends, while you are waiting for these things to happen, make every effort to be found living peaceful lives that are pure and blameless in his sight. And remember, our Lord’s patience …

OUT OF THE CHAOS 05.14.2020

What do you do while waiting for something to happen? Fidget? Scroll social media? Game? It’s so easy to become distracted while waiting that I sometimes forget what I am waiting for! I have even called someone and then while waiting for the call to be answered, I forget who I’ve called. Then when the …

Daily Reads 06.08.2019

Summer has arrived…at least for today. It is wonderful to have everything growing and blooming again. Whatever it is like in your neck of the woods – happy Saturday! Thanks for stopping in! Read: Habakkuk 3:17-19 I admit, this is a daunting scripture. The writer, Habakkuk, lived in a climate of social injustice. He cried …

Daily Reads 06.07.2019

Waiting: to look forward expectantly, to stay in a place of expectation. I await the arrival of my second granddaughter. It occurs to me that even though there are hundreds, maybe thousands, of babies born every day, not everyone is waiting for the arrival of a baby. In the same way, not everyone waits for …

Daily Reads 06.06.2019

Read: Micah 7:7-8 Micah was confident and it inspires me to be courageous. If you take time to read the whole chapter, you will see that he lived in tumultous times. And yet his confidence wasn’t in what he could see or even the people closest to him. His hope was in the unchanging character …

Daily Reads 06.05.2019

Read: Psalm 40:1-3 The psalmist is in a bad place in a pit of despair. I have been there and I bet you have too. But what do we do when we feel our feet sinking into the mud and mire? What did the psalmist do? The psalmist “waited patiently for the Lord to help …

I’m waiting…

We wait. In lines. In traffic. At appointments. We wait. For test results. For seasons to change. For sun. For rain. We wait. For the pregnancy test to say “YES”. For the time to be right to pop the question. To buy the house. To sell the house. To change jobs. Life is full of …