Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the early and the late rains. You also, be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand. (James 5:7-8 Esv)
- “Before it’s too late, before we’re completely burnt out, things can be different. We could receive The Greatest Gift of letting ourselves be changed. We can get weary enough of being weary to have the strength to reach out for the gift we’ve always wanted. We can say no to whole seasons of performing and say yes to whole lives in His presence.” My friend Ann Voskamp has a new book, just in time for Christmas. I’ve pre-ordered mine, I can’t wait.
- “A few months after the baby and only days after graduation, we moved to Florida. There I learned that heart desires are born in God’s own throne room. I also learned that the door to the throne room is usually found in the wilderness. Florida was my wilderness, my wandering place. It was the place where my own small plans were broken and then burned. And what was revealed in those flames? Of course. Desire. …” Christie Purifoy talks about running out of dreams
- “And one of the most difficult things about this situation is the helpless feeling that overwhelms me. What can Dan King, just an ordinary dude in Florida, do about this? It’s such a big problem, and I’m just one guy who can’t do anything to stop the power struggles and fighting. …” Dan King (aka Bible Dude) Wrestles with the terrible news coming out of Syria right now, and offers one small way we can help
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