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Waiting for the Trial Train to Pass By

Waiting for the Trial Train to Pass By

Let Trials Pass Like a Train!                         Sometimes it feels like trials and tribulations run us over when we least expect them…or when we’re already in a weakened condition and have no strength left to stand. Yet just as the last car of the train eventually goes by while we sit waiting…and  w a i t i n g…and  w  a  i  t  i  n  g at the track, so will the trials that enter our…

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Do You Have Dreams to Resurrect?

Do You Have Dreams to Resurrect?

Resurrect Those Dreams!       Here’s your Sunday inspiration — have a nice day and be blessed! 🙂   “Isn’t it interesting that sometimes when you ask God for something, He lets it go so long, the only thing that can possibly produce what you asked for, is a miracle?   Why does God do that? Because He likes to ‘show Himself strong on behalf of those whose hearts are blameless  toward Him’ (2 Chronicles 16:9).   If something…

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Do You Have the 3 Ps? Patience, Persistence, and Perseverance

Do You Have the 3 Ps? Patience, Persistence, and Perseverance

In yesterday’s post about learning to wait on God and having patience, one reader’s humorous comment about wanting patience “this minute” reminded me of the adage, “Be careful what you wish/pray for!” It’s worth pondering! Do you REALLY want to pray for patience? The dictionary definition for patience is “the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.”  In other words, we can only develop patience by going through a struggle of some kind,…

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Lesson of Life: Learning to Wait on God

Lesson of Life: Learning to Wait on God

I published this post just last month, but it seems like a good one to repeat, to ponder and to carry into the new year as we set goals and determine the strategies necessary to achieve those goals. Learning to wait on God. Seems like a lifelong condition. We can’t rush God, because His timing is usually different than ours. We have to exercise patience, but resist the urge to say, “I want patience and I want it NOW!” Patience…

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Waiting on God – February 7 Inspiration

Waiting on God – February 7 Inspiration

Waiting on God. Seems like a lifelong condition. We can’t rush God, because His timing is usually different than ours. We have to exercise patience, but resist the urge to say, “I want patience and I want it NOW!” Patience while waiting on God only comes through testing and struggles.     Here are Sunday’s delayed thoughts (ran late today and made you *wait* – between working on my dissertation and watching the Super Bowl!) ~~*~~ “God has been showing…

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Patience and Growth – Faith and Belief – July 13 Devotions

Patience and Growth – Faith and Belief – July 13 Devotions

So  Monday is here again and so is summer and its humidity here in Maine! Definitely starting to feel like July with more seasonal temperatures and weather. I’m thankful I don’t have to work outside or travel in this heat–also thankful my husband works in a metal fabrication shop and not outside.     ~~*~~ Here are today’s devotional thoughts – have a nice day! 🙂 ~~*~~ -1- “Experiencing trials, while you’re waiting to receive something God has promised you,…

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