Waiting time is not wasted time.
Maybe you're asking God for a healthy baby. Maybe you're praying for a friend to come to the Lord. Maybe you're praying for a steady career. Maybe you're asking for Godly friendships. Maybe you're longing for a romantic relationship.
Even if you’re praying the right prayers, asking God for the right things, his wisdom may will for you to wait.
That doesn’t mean “give up.”
That doesn’t mean “it’s all over.”
That, in fact, means the exact opposite.
It means “keep praying, seeking God’s will, asking him to move.”
It means “stay steady in your faith.”
It means “God is faithful and wise.”
Don’t give up hope.
He knows what he’s doing.
God may not make complete sense to me- but nothing makes sense without him.
We can't expect to understand all the details of what God is doing, why he requires what he does, why there's pain in this world, or how all the theology stuff works out.
And you know what? I'm actually a-okay that. He is God: the creator and sustainer of all things on earth and above. His ways are higher than our ways, his thoughts higher than our thoughts! There is no way we could contain it all in our understanding.
And at the same time, nothing in this life makes sense without him. No beauty, death, ambition, emptiness, or joy fits together without our Lord being at the center of it all.
Plus, how cool is it that we have a God who we can rest in with the full assurance that he 1) knows what he's doing, but 2) doesn't expect us to understand it or orchestrate it?! All he asks is that we're willing to be a PART of it: and that's something I can excitedly say yes to!
8 “For my thoughts are not your thoughts,
neither are your ways my ways,”
declares the Lord.
9 “As the heavens are higher than the earth,
so are my ways higher than your ways
and my thoughts than your thoughts.
7 “Can you fathom the mysteries of God?
Can you probe the limits of the Almighty?
8 They are higher than the heavens above—what can you do?
They are deeper than the depths below—what can you know?
9 Their measure is longer than the earth
and wider than the sea.
Hello! I'm Anna: a strong believer in uncontrollable laughter, powerful words, and a morning cup of coffee. I pray these posts will encourage you towards a Christ- centered life and healthy mind. Be sure to connect with me on social media for post updates and more content. I'll see ya there!