Waiting With A Hope-FULL Heart

Wait for the Lord’s help. Be strong and brave, and wait for the Lord’s help.  Psalm 27:14 NCV “Waiting on God requires the willingness to bear uncertainty, to carry within oneself the unanswered question, lifting the heart to God about it whenever it intrudes upon one’s thoughts.” ―Elisabeth Elliot My grandfather used to say that waiting on…

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Never Losing the Light: Winter Waiting

Winter waiting is hard. (I know.) But it develops all of these: – above all, patience – then, composure – and, of course, endurance – steadiness – stability – trust. All aspects of waiting. Which ones do you think you can do without? Patience? (…hardly.) How about composure? (Have you ever seen a chicken without…

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A Closer Walk: Can I Hear The People Say “Amen?”

I was told that my grandfather used to say, “The most difficult thing in his Christian life was waiting for God.” Can I hear an amen? Waiting is not my best thing. I’ve said this before but it bears repeating. Waiting for stuff in our instant I-can-have-it-now society is a real struggle for me. Waiting…

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How Long Will You Forget Me?

How long will you forget me, Lord? Forever? How long will you look the other way when I am in need? Psalm 13:1 “I spoke of an Army on the point of entering an enemy’s territories. Answering the question as to the cause of delay: ‘Waiting for supplies.’ The answer might also have been: ‘Waiting…

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In The Silence of The Heart You Speak

You rule the oceans when their waves arise in fearful storms; You speak and they lie still. Psalm 89:9 Mother Teresa said, “In the silence of the heart God speaks. If you face God in prayer and silence, God will speak to you… souls of prayer are souls of great silence.” ~~~ God speaks in…

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