Brian Foster (North Carolina, USA)
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The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me. - Psalm 138:8 (NRSV)
When my father passed away, my neighbors gave me a small orchid to place in the windowsill. At the time it had a beautiful bloom, but the bloom eventually died. My wife and I kept watering the plant and waiting for another bloom. Several years passed; the orchid was alive...
I will trust God to act according to God’s timing.
For patience in waiting for God
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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.”