Tag Archives: waiting

The Timing of a Surprise

If we collected all the clocks in the world, all the wristwatches and alarm clocks and cell phones and every grandfather clock and wall clock and mantle clock and all the sundials, and every other kind of clock we could … Continue reading

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Drink a Cup of Coffee in the Shower

As an exercise in patience. Sure, try it. It’s very difficult to be impatient while you’re drinking coffee in the shower with the water thrumming against your neck and all normal assumptions of what you are there to do are … Continue reading

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A Strange True Hope

In my flesh I’m so resistant to hope. God asks me to hope in Him (Why am I so discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise Him again — my … Continue reading

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A Powerful Explosion

Imagine sitting in the stands at a drag race. You’ve been waiting for some time but still the cars have not rolled out to compete. In fact, you’ve been waiting for so long that all the ice in your soda … Continue reading

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Praying in a Womb

Waiting on God is like the process of being born. Let me explain. You pray for something and it doesn’t happen. And you pray some more, and nothing happens. And you pray till you run out of words, and still … Continue reading

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Bug Crawling

Suppose writing is like bug crawling. You pick a window in the sun, an expanse that captures a breath of your life-sized dream. And the passion is to make it across that window as fast as you can because it’s … Continue reading

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