Tag Archives: Waiting

Active Waiting

It wasn’t the wilderness just because it was physically the wilderness. No, beyond the barrenness around him was the abiding sense of a desert within him. His world had been turned upside down as he was forced to flee his … Continue reading

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Keep It Cool

Up until this morning, I would have said it was one of my favorite psalms. But a light goes on as I hover over David’s song and I realize that it’s more like a psalm that contains some of my … Continue reading

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As He Had Said, What He Had Promised

Wrote on it three years ago. And seven years ago. And eleven years ago. Given my current season, maybe it’s not surprising that the Spirit knows I need a reminder because I still struggle with resting in the reality. Hovering … Continue reading

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Waiting, Waiting, Waiting

Wrapping up 2Peter 3 this morning. And if there’s anything to take away from this passage, it’s that we should be waiting. Since all these things are thus to be dissolved, what sort of people ought you to be in … Continue reading

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No Comparison

Talking with a sister yesterday who’s a little older than me. While I’m still a few years away from my “threescore years and ten” (Ps. 90:10 KJV), she’s on the other side of it and feeling a bit more each … Continue reading

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Blessed Are Those Who Wait For Him

It’s a word written to an ancient people. But it’s an ancient word preserved for this present people. And, this morning, I’m thinking it’s worth chewing on. Therefore the LORD waits to be gracious to you, and therefore He exalts … Continue reading

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Eagerly Waiting

Pull together a group of believers, ask them to brainstorm what marks a Christian, and, I’m guessing, the answers will come flying pretty easily. Born again, forgiven, adopted, disciples, filled with the Spirit. Bought, blessed, and being made like Jesus. … Continue reading

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Waiting Time

Ours is a culture that is bent on getting rid of waiting. Decades ago we adopted a whole new genre of food service, fast food restaurants, because we didn’t want to wait for good food to be prepared. So we … Continue reading

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A Bit of the Presence While Waiting for the Promise

One of those mornings where I feel a bit dry even after having sipped from the well of His Word. Nothing really coming to mind and so I go back through my journal and see what thoughts were stirred in … Continue reading

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