Watching and Waiting




Abby watches and waits.

Me, too.

I'm not sure what exactly she expects is going to happen.

Nor am I sure.

But one thing is sure, something will happen eventually. I'm learning a lot from the patient waiting of the cats, though I confess they are far ahead of me. They never lose patience. I do.

The truth is that God will respond and whatever happens will be just right. "And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he keep putting them off? I tell you, he will see that they get justice, and quickly" —Luke 18:6-8.

The moral of the parable Jesus told his disciples was not so much a reassurance as to God's faithfulness, but was meant to encourage them to persist, to watch and wait with faith.

The cats already know. I'm still learning. Hmmmm, do I hear someone whispering something about "dumb animals?" It's not hard to tell around here who's smarter.

Comments

  1. Waiting is SO hard. We want to do it ourselves, to rush it along. But it always gets us in a bind, a mess, or a disappointment. (and you are MUCH smarter than your cat. I say so! LOl)

    Good reminder

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