Tag Archives: Patience

When the Orchid Blooms

Patience is a virtue. It’s a fruit of the Spirit, according to Galatians 5:22. Yet our human nature doesn’t want to wait. “How’s that book coming along? Is it published yet?” If I hear that question one more time, I … Continue reading

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Impatience with God’s Timing

Do you ever just want to say “I don’t care”? Not an “I don’t care” that’s apathetic, but an “I don’t care” laced with anger and frustration. The serenity prayer starts “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things … Continue reading

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More Waiting

Well, I said yesterday I’d update you all when my files were approved by CreateSpace, and they have now been approved. (It actually happened yesterday afternoon, but I didn’t have time to post an update). What now? More waiting! I … Continue reading

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The Waiting – A Poem

I have loved Tom Petty since high school; his voice is just so unique. One of my favorite Tom Petty songs is The Waiting. The chorus of this song is: The waiting is the hardest part Every day you see … Continue reading

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The Lesson of the Fungus Gnats

I do not keep houseplants at home because they tend not to survive. I think I forget to water them or something. But at work I have several plants that I’ve had for over 7 years and that are thriving. … Continue reading

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When the Dice Are in the Air

I’ve never played craps and don’t really like gambling, but if I was going to gamble I suppose craps would be my game. Slots are too easy for the house to skew in their favor, and cards are just too … Continue reading

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Patience Kindness Goodness – A Poem about Fruit

As I wrote last Thursday, one of the things I am so thankful for is the Holy Spirit. He is such a blessing in my life and helps me in so many ways. It seems only appropriate to take another … Continue reading

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