Keep Knocking

There’s something that’s been intriguing me about something Jesus says. I tell you this—though he won’t do it for friendship’s sake, if you keep knocking long enough, he will get up and give you whatever you need because of your shameless persistence. (Luke 11:8) The thing that’s been bugging me is Jesus’ encouragement to keep […]

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That’s Fresh

It was miraculous. There was this wedding reception that I had the privilege of attending. It was a truly miraculous reception. Historically I have attended the ones where those giving speeches don’t understand the concept of time and go awkwardly beyond the point of being humorous to seriously testing the capacity to wait. This particular […]

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Discernment and Waiting

I applaud God’s creative genius. I have not met a fraction of a percentage of the members of humanity on the planet. Yet with those that I have come across and engaged with the diversity of personalities, characters, abilities and skills has left me thinking what a wonderful creator God truly is. It’s all the […]

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Patience – A Priceless Gift

People have been patient with me. Not everyone, obviously. Some just did not have the time to wait for me to get it. Some were frustrated that as they saw it, someone like me should have already been behaving and operating at the standard. I was not, though. Part of that was ongoing struggles with […]

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Psalm 27 – How To Wait 

Waiting. Circumstances can determine how you wait. If the situation is pressing, there may be something of the urgent that makes waiting very difficult. How often we need to let God know what time it is and how He needs to be quick. This Psalm is great for helping with waiting. This reminds us that […]

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Playing the Waiting Game

Do you know how to play to win the waiting game? When I was a child, along with my two siblings, there were times where we had the ‘joy’ of accompanying my parents to one of the homes of their friends. Their friends didn’t have children our age. This was the time before electronic devices […]

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