Waiting . . . we all do it. We wait for someone, or for someone to do something, or for something to happen, or for that special day that seems like forever in coming. Is it for your best friend who just moved away to come back and visit? To hear if you made the soccer or drama or dance team? Or is it waiting for that cute guy you have a crush on to even notice you? Whatever it is, it’s usually not easy, totally not fun, but just seems to be a part of life, right?
When you think about it, if we got everything we wanted when we wanted it, something wouldn’t be right about that, right? It doesn’t seem possible in this world we live in. And actually, can you think of a time when something good happened while you waited? Like it maybe helped you grow up a bit and even appreciate things more. What do you think?
Isaiah 40:31 says, “But those who wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”
Yep . . . even though it’s hard to wait, remember that God’s right there with you and is working things out. And isn’t it awesome that He’s helping you and making you strong? That He’ll even make you soar like eagles? And then when the time is right, He’ll bring about His awesome plans, and you’ll look back and might even say it was worth the wait.
So what are you waiting for? What does your heart desire? Whatever it is, just know there’s something good, really good, on the other side of that wait. And if you don’t get what you’ve asked for, just know He’s got something better. Something better and greater than your finite mind could imagine. Remember, we’re talking about the creator of the universe here. The God we have where nothing’s impossible. And while you wait, He’s making you strong, so the next time you wait, you’ll do even better. Now what could be better than that?
HeartDream Chat – Tell us what you’re waiting for. Then come back and tell how God answered your prayer.