Berthille Laveist-Chittick (St. Maarten)
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They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength. - Isaiah 40:31 (KJV)
I hate waiting. For me waiting is wasting time. I want the plane to take off once I am seated. I expect the server to bring the food soon after I place my order at a restaurant. Waiting makes me feel angry, frustrated, even hopeless.
After my home was damaged...
When I wait on the Lord, I am not wasting time.
Peace for someone anxiously waiting
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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.”