The Spiritual Discipline of Waiting
Waiting isn’t something we want to do. When we’re waiting, it means we want something now. Waiting is subjective; it’s nothing more than a feeling. Waiting isn’t reality; it’s our emotional response to reality. Just because we’re waiting, that doesn’t mean that something isn’t happening right on time.
In our very honest Scriptures, we find stories about people who had the opportunity to practice the spiritual discipline of waiting.
A married couple think they’re never going to have a child. Suddenly they are told that they are, and that they should wait for this event. The couple doesn’t like waiting. They take things into their …