Tag Archives: patience

You’ve Been Given This Mountain…but You’re Not Expected to Move It (Soul. Musings. 05/21/17)

So, you’re struggling to carry on. You’ve gone over everything again and again. You’ve checked in with God throughout the day and asked him to show you where you need to make a 360 or why your faith is being … Continue reading

WANTS (Live. Pray. Hustle. 01/17/17)

Stop getting mad when things don’t go your way. Sometimes we’re not given what we want at the time we want it because something better is already planned. And sometimes we never get the wonderful things that are gift-wrapped with … Continue reading

Instead of Filling Time, Consciously Wait (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 346)

“Patience is not passive waiting. Patience is active acceptance of the process required to attain your goals and dreams.” — Ray A. Davis We live in a society in which almost everyone is waiting for something to happen, waiting for … Continue reading

In the Waiting Room (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 331)

Hebrews 6:15 (NLT) Then Abraham waited patiently, and he received what God had promised. When family and friends gather at the hospital for the birth of a child, what is the scariest part? The exciting part is that a new … Continue reading

Clothed in Something Beautiful (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 320)

Colossians 3:12 (NLT) Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. There are many opportunities throughout our lives in which we can develop patience and … Continue reading

3 More Lessons You’re Better Off Learning Sooner than Later (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 307)

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” — Andy Rooney How often have you thought to yourself, I wish I had known this when I was 20 … Continue reading

You Aren’t the Answer to Your Own Prayers (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 261)

Psalm 37:7a (NLT) Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for him to act. What do we tend to do most when we’re waiting? We grumble, complain, and murmur about how long the line is, why … Continue reading

We Wait While God Works (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 252)

Micah 7:7 (NLT) As for me, I look to the Lord for help. I wait confidently for God to save me, and my God will certainly hear me. In our society, many of us have a serious problem with waiting. … Continue reading

Process of Waiting (Live. Pray. Hustle. 08/17/16)

Patience is a lot more than waiting; it’s the ability to enjoy the process of waiting. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

Traffic Jam (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 202)

Psalm 51:10 (NLT) Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me. You know the feeling of being stuck in traffic for any length of time. It can be frustrating because you know you have … Continue reading

No Law Against These Things (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 181)

Galatians 5:22-23 (NLT) But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things! We are often told what we should not … Continue reading

Grace Demands Change (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 107)

Romans 2:4 (NLT) Don’t you see how wonderfully kind, tolerant, and patient God is with you? Does this mean nothing to you? Can’t you see that his kindness is intended to turn you from your sin? You are not beyond … Continue reading

Temptation (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 101)

James 1:12 (NLT) God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. We all are tempted at some point in our lives. It … Continue reading

When We’re Out of Control (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 68)

Proverbs 16:9 (NLT) We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps. No one likes to wait. But have you ever wondered why waiting is necessary? When our plans don’t go as we would like, it’s a reminder … Continue reading

The Battle of Waiting (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 61)

Romans 5:3 (NLT) We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. One of the greatest battles we will ever fight is learning to develop patience. We don’t like … Continue reading

5 Truths About Love (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 45)

“You cannot convince people to love you. This is an absolute rule. No one will ever give you love because you want him or her to give it. Real love moves freely in both directions. Don’t waste your time on … Continue reading

Can You Stand Firm? (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 5)

Luke 21:19 (NLT) By standing firm, you will win your souls. Patience is one of the most hated, yet one of the most needed qualities in our lives. Very simply, we hate to wait. Rarely do we run into another … Continue reading

Prayer: Grateful For What God Takes Us Through

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Prayer: Clarity and Vision for Life