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Monday, January 20, 2020

Waiting Well

| 1:50 MIN READ | “Hurry up!” This phrase should be acknowledged as the mantra of our age. The pace of living has intensified, and the expectation for answers and results has increased. Fast, faster and fastest are the targets. While there’s a positive side to speeding things up, there are some negative consequences too. […]

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Wait Training

Maybe you’ve heard the common prayer of an impatient man, “Lord, please give me patience, and give it to me now!” Sound familiar? There’s no doubt that it’s rare a person who doesn’t struggle with impatience. Every day patience is tested in some way. It might be on the freeway, in the grocery store, with a co-worker, dealing with your spouse or children, or in some other way, but one thing’s for sure, patience is regularly tested.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Long-term Living

| 1:58 MIN READ | In 1967 a new breakfast and snack food was introduced to the world. We know it as Pop Tarts. At some point, you’ve probably tried one. The attractive thing about the Pop Tart is how quickly you can prepare it. Here are the instructions for microwaving: “1. Place pastry on […]

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Time Out!

| 1:26 min read | Practically, every sport gives coaches and players opportunities for timing out. At strategic moments in the competition, it’s sometimes wise to bring the play to a stop. When used the right way, timeouts can win games. In life, God sometimes calls a timeout for us. He brings things to a […]

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The Blessings of Patience

| 1:18 min read | No one likes to wait. We want what we want now. We live in an instant society—and an impatient society. For example, recent studies have confirmed that about 47 percent of visitors to a website expect it to load in less than 2 seconds. 40 percent of people click off […]