I Hate to Wait!

If we’re not careful we can miss what really matters while we’re waiting for what we think matters.

Mitch Teemley

(Video below)

Skeleton at windowWhen Abraham was 75, God promised to give him a child. Twenty-five years later, when Abe was 100 years old, Isaac was born.

Gee, why the rush, Lord?

Hey, to God 1,000 years is like a day (2 Peter 3:8), so for him 25 years is no more than a longish lunch break: “Oops, gotta go, Gabriel, I promised Abe a baby.”

Foom! Cue baby!

And yet Abraham “never wavered in trusting the promise of God.” (Romans 4:20-22)  I completely understand this because I am an Abraham-like model of godly patience.

Yeah, right.

But I have learned a few things about “waiting on the Lord” (Isaiah 40:31). I’ve learned that if we’re not careful we can miss what really matters while we’re waiting for what we think matters. During the years I strove to make it in the movie biz, facing disappointment Beth & Mandy-joyafter disappointment, my wife and I created…

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About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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4 Responses to I Hate to Wait!

  1. He always has a plan. Inspiring post Mitch! ^_^

    Liked by 1 person

  2. ljlhannah says:

    I uses to consider myself a patient person. Recently I realized I am not patient. I am merely tolerant. Guess I better keep working on that virtue. Nice post!

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  3. Yusnia says:

    I hate to wait very well

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