Minute Devotions: Wait

Wait for the Lord; be strong and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! – Psalm 27:14 (NSRV) Most people don’t like waiting for things. We live in an ‘instant’ society that doesn’t promote patience, instead encouraging us to go after what we want and get it. The world tells us that time waits for no man and that to sit back and wait means you miss out on what you want. But God’s Word tells us clearly, time and again, to wait. To stop, pause, listen and wait on God. We want what we want, but is … Continue reading Minute Devotions: Wait

Waiting impatiently for dreams to come true

It’s my birthday next week and I’m feeling reflective, sort of. I was having a think today about how I’m feeling at the moment versus how I was feeling last year and found myself thinking back past last year’s birthday to the one before, and the one before that, and the one before that. There were a few to reflect on. But that’s beside the point. What struck me as I was going back in time was that for the however many years, I’ve sort of lived my life in advance, thinking about what my life will look like when … Continue reading Waiting impatiently for dreams to come true