Waiting on God requires the willingness to bear uncertainty...
Patient waiting does not come naturally to most of us.
What they want they take, any way they can get it. Where do they learn this? Some of them, sadly, from their parents.
I was certainly in a state! “Clogged with wishes.” I was wishing that my wishes were what God wished, and if my wishes were not what God wished, I wished that I could wish that my wishes would go away, but the wishes were still there.
If my life is broken when given to Jesus, it is because pieces will feed a multitude, while a loaf will satisfy only a little lad.
Until the will and the affections are brought under the authority of Christ, we have not begun to understand, let alone to accept, His Lordship.
In the love life, as well as in other areas: The fair new petals must fall, and for no visible reason, before new life can take place.
The bringing of our unruly wills and affections into order will cost us something.
He wants us to learn to use our weapons.
It's my life, isn't it?