Wait for the Lord – Not Everyone else!

Have you ever noticed how much we allow our decisions to be based on what other people are doing? Now some things should be based on others such as not snapping the ball till the quarterback tells you. But what about our spiritual life? I thought a few stories from the Bible might illustrate the…

Meditations From Psalm 25

To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul. O my God, in you I trust; let me not be put to shame; let not my enemies exult over me. Indeed, none who wait for you shall be put to shame; they shall be ashamed who are wantonly treacherous. Psalm 25:1-3 ESV Last week on Kathy’s Hesaidwhatks Blog she talked about her own experience of waiting…

Waiting on God’s Weaving

Wait for the Lord: be strong and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord.           Psalm 27:14 ESV One of my least favorite plays (which I was compelled to watch because mom said so) was titled “Waiting for Gadot” It involved a couple of guys hanging around  waiting for a…

The Donkey Waited

Now when they drew near Jerusalem, and came to Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her. Loose them and bring them to Me.  Matthew 21:1-2 NKJV Some days I feel a lot the donkey in this story. Everyone…

Just Wait a Minute!

“If you can wait and not be tired by waiting” Rudyard Kipling Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!         Psalm 27:14 Not long ago I had eye surgery and contrary to my expectations the first three days of recovery were extremely painful. It was a pain deeper…