When It’s Hard To Be a Patient Parent

There are many challenges to parenting. Some of the challenges are innate. What I mean is that it just comes with the territory. Every parent knows there will be days of exhaustion in the battle to teach our offspring the rights and wrongs of this life. Even just the common decency of pleases and thank [...]

He Remains Faithful

When I think about faithfulness in my life I laugh a little on the inside because I know how I am. It's not that I'd call myself a complete failure in everything, but honestly, I fail every day. And so do we all. Who doesn't desire to be a more faithful spouse and parent? Who [...]

If You Love Waiting Raise Your Hand

“What is my strength, that I should wait? And what is my end, that I should be patient?” (Job 6:11) Show me a person who loves waiting and I’ll give you a million bucks. I don’t think you can. Whether you love it or hate it, it is part of the journey we’re on. But [...]

Patience, A Virtuous Reflection of Jesus

James 1:4 "And let patience have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing." For fallen sinners, the development of a better, more perfect patience seems impossible. Perhaps even more noticeable than this is the pain that is often mingled in with the process. Like the heat that draws out [...]

How Long Oh Lord?

How long, O LORD? Will you forget me forever?        How long will you hide your face from me?    How long must I take counsel in my soul        and have sorrow in my heart all the day?    How long shall my enemy be exalted over me?    Consider and answer me, O LORD my God;   [...]