Tag: waiting

I wish there were more people like him. When I met him, he had been abandoned. No doubt it was hard for his family to leave him and his friend. Life isn’t fair, especially during a housing crisis. Life isn’t fair, especially when abandonment happens twice at the acceptance of the friend by others. Life […]

Lamentations 3:25-26 NIV The Lord is good to those whose hope is in him,     to the one who seeks him; it is good to wait quietly     for the salvation of the Lord. On this first Sunday of Advent, my family just completed our yearly tradition of lighting our Advent wreath. The first candle represents “hope,” […]

“Make your mind like a still pool of water, ready to receive whatever thoughts I drop into it.” from Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence   Psalm 37:7a Be still before the Lord     and wait patiently for him.

Psalm 5:3 In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice;     in the morning I lay my requests before you     and wait expectantly. Psalm 63:1 You, God, are my God,     earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you,     my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land     where […]

Ecclesiastes 1:8, 14 NLT Everything is wearisome beyond description. No matter how much we see, we are never satisfied. No matter how much we hear, we are not content. I observed everything going on under the sun, and really, it is all meaningless—like chasing the wind. “Unless fulfillment is sought from God, your soul will […]