Why is God Making Me Wait?

Micah 7:7  But as for me, I will look to the Lord;  I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.

We’ve all been there.  We’ve been waiting, waiting, waiting for God to hear us, to give us some sort of sign or guidance.  Maybe you’re going through this right now.  This has to be one of the most difficult things for me as a Christian.  I think this is mostly because of how incredibly close I feel to God when I do get an answer right away.  When I don’t get an answer, I start to feel forgotten or rejected.  Have you felt this separation and perhaps even frustration?

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Spring: The Season of Hope


Song of Solomon 2:11-12  For behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.

I just love the spring. Birds are chirping, squirrels are frolicking, the grass is starting to green, flowers are starting to come up from the ground, and colors are coming back to the earth.  This is such a beautiful reminder from the Father of our new life in Him. After such a dark period with no leaves on the trees and dead grass, there is now hope for what we know is coming. Flowers, colorful birds, bright green leaves, and new life all around us.

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Standing in the Trials


James 1:2-4  consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.  Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.

I don’t know about you, but I know I have faced some very difficult trials in my life. Sometimes I’ve been to that point where I just ask myself, What else could go wrong? How much more can I possibly take?

Ladies, I struggle. When I’m facing challenges in life, I tend to forget to focus on God because this life can be so distracting. It’s so easy to get wrapped up in the pain and lose perspective. This verse helps me to remember how God shapes us while we are persevering through the tough times.

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