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Waiting for the Lord Repost

Once again I face a time of waiting. And I struggle as I do so. I looked back over my past posts on the subject of waiting, and the following encouraged me. I continue to desire to honor the Lord … Continue reading

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I Won’t Give Up On My Miracle

I love when God speaks to me through songs. Recently I battled hopelessness in regard to the waywardness of a loved one. This seemed true: the more I say and the more I pray, the worse things get. The situation seemed … Continue reading

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Waiting In Silence

Lately as I face one of the greatest traumas of my life, God has had me focus on Psalm 62. In recent days I’ve memorized it. The version I’m using is the Amplified, and the words that keep jumping out … Continue reading

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While I Am Waiting

I heard the song “While I Am Waiting” by John Waller on the Christian music channel on my TV recently. Once again I thought about how many circumstances in my life involve waiting. I also thought of how far I’ve … Continue reading

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In Your Way and in Your Time

Lately a phrase I’ve heard and said while praying has come to mind. It is: “in Your way and in Your time.” Praying those words proclaims my desire to trust in God. What I too often crave and even demand … Continue reading

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When I Don’t Understand

“I just don’t understand.” How often I’ve said those words during hard times. Sometimes it’s when a crisis happens—one in which it seems God certainly could have intervened. Lately it’s as I’m praying for someone who has been married for … Continue reading

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Prodigals

Lately I’ve been thinking about prodigals. Once again I read the story in Luke 15 about the prodigal son. He left his father’s house and wasted his inheritance money on loose living and ended up in a pig pen with … Continue reading

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The Blessing of Silence

God reminded me of truth recently. Fretting out loud to people shows I don’t trust God. As a result God issued to me a “vow of silence” when it comes to two people I love and the difficulties they’re going … Continue reading

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Waiting For the Lord

One day the Lord impressed me with a fact. So much of the anxiety in my life has had to do with waiting—especially waiting for answers to prayer. Since then I’ve thought a lot about waiting. I’ve discovered that waiting … Continue reading

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Freedom from “I Hate to Wait.”

Today I feel giddy with joy. You know the feeling. You felt it when the man you loved proposed to you. Or when your child was born and the doctor proclaimed, “she’s healthy.” It’s the feeling people get when the doctor says, “benign” or the weary job-seeker … Continue reading

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