When all else fails and my anger gets the best of me, I need an emotional reset, a way to shift my perspective from myself onto God. Even if my requests don’t get answered the way I would like, when I get into the habit of running to God instead of running to other temporal pleasures, God will honor my choices and our relationship will be strengthened, which is the best result of all.
Lord, above all, I know that one good thing about waiting is it gives me an opportunity to cling to you. Help me do that today, trusting you and seeing your goodness.
Waiting on God is difficult. No matter how many times I’m asked to wait on Him, it never gets easier. But the best I can do is train myself to wait in faith that God is at work, and to wait actively on His behalf, storming the gates of heaven with my requests and trusting him for the results.
Michelle S. Lazurek is an award-winning author, speaker, pastor's wife and mother. Winner of the Golden Scroll Children's Book of the Year, the Enduring Light Silver Medal and the Maxwell Award, she is a member of the Christian Author's Network and the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association. She is also an associate literary agent with Wordwise Media Services. For more information, please visit her website at michellelazurek.com.
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