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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

The Waiting Game

Patience: an ability or willingness to suppress restlessness or annoyance when confronted with delay. If you know me, you know that I am very impatient ... seriously impatient. I would pray for patience although I heard the story about a woman who prayed for patience and got pregnant with twins ... I think not! Patience can be a tricky thing. When I want something, I want it now. I don't want to wait, take my time or think through it ... I just want it plain and simple. This is one of my pitfalls in life.

A few months ago some prophetic words were spoken over me that were truly incredible and very unexpected. A lot was said but in a nutshell God painted this picture of great changes in my life, full satisfaction, new locations, maturity in my giftings, and a new ministry that would be placed on me. WOW!!! As you can imagine, I was very excited to hear this. Now, my life is already fulfilling and I love it ... I am incredibly busy taking care of my children full time and all that comes with the job. Truthfully, sometimes I feel like there should be more ... I feel like I am missing out on what God has truly intended me to do, or my 'calling' in life. So since I heard the prophetic words I have been dwelling over them. I've been praying constantly over what I heard asking Him to reveal this plan and purpose to me. I trust that everything will happen in due time, but again, this patience thing is not my game!

I am ready for new opportunities, new people, new locations. I am ready to make some big changes, take an entire new direction in my life and set out on this adventure that He has in store for my family and I. But, how do you do that when that road is unclear? I really want to know! I am at a road block here. I guess what I will do is wait here with my suitcase and keep praying. One of these days that bus is going to stop here and take me to this place in life, the place I so desire ... I guess maybe God is trying to teach me patience in the meantime. Sometimes lessons are hard, and waiting on God's will is even harder ... but it will all be worth it in the end, right?! I will let you know when I get there :)


  1. My goodness, Sarah! You are a wonderful writer! You put into words what others can only think but are not able to express. That is a gift and the Lord will use it in your life to bless others! How exciting is that?!

    Starting with a blog is an excellent beginning. I began mine only this last February when I needed an outlet for all I was experiencing with my shoulder injury. To the surprise of many, I had an awful lot to say -- even my husband and my mother commented they had no idea I had so much to write about. Now I cover a wide range of topics, not just the shoulder thing any more.

    Your family will love reading your writings. That can be your starting point (and perhaps your most important audience). I know I will be a fan, too! Bless you, Girl!

    Grateful Grammy

  2. How did you get this cute backgound? I will have to go check out the backgrounds again, this is so fun!