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We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will . . . being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience. - Colossians 1:9, 11 (NIV)

For a few years, I have had to wait for God to heal my son. Some days my faith has been strong, and I have felt fired up. On others, I have let fear creep in and cause me to doubt and then have slipped into deep sorrow. I continued...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, strengthen us so we can wait patiently with a sense of grateful expectation. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Colossians 1:1-14

Thought for the Day

I will choose to praise God in all situations.

Prayer Focus

To wait patiently


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