Some things don’t come easy. And some prayers aren’t answered quickly. She looks out the window as the rain comes down in sheets. Is God listening? she wonders as she struggles to believe God will answer. If she had a dollar for each prayer she has prayed for this difficult situation, she’d be a wealthy woman by now.
At times, I wish that I had a little joy switch, a simple lever tucked away. Joy for the flick of a finger–easy peasy. No sweat and no tears. Self-sufficiency snatches joy and stomps it right into the ground. Rest and let joy rise up from a heart set free and set right by Christ.
Have you ever chased after the bloom, trying to skip over the planting, waiting, or watering? Have you ever tried to force a bloom in your life before its time?
God reminds me that in all of our struggle to wait patiently, He is bringing forth something of value–the gritty, beautiful strong stuff of life.
Is a Resolution Rut keeping you stuck in the same old patterns? Join me for a look at two common Resolutions Ruts and learn to build energy to make each day your best day. Just so you know,I am sharing before and after pictures of a Resolution Rut God enabled me to overcome this past year.
Join me for a brief summary of 6 Keys to Perseverance. When the going gets tough, perseverance is God’s gift for bringing us through.