"Patience is a virtue,
possess it if you can.
Found rarely in a woman,
and never in a man."
Ah patience. Oh how I loathe thee. Mostly because I have such a hard time practicing it. I genuinely desire God's will for my life, however, I can't seem to get to that place where I'm confident in what that plan is.
A good friend of mine, Doug Clay, recently wrote a book called Dreaming in 3D. I had the pleasure of hearing him speak in front of thousands of people while I was in Arizona for work last week. One thing he said really hit me deep in my core. He said: "Too many dreams get aborted because of lack of patience." Boom.
Even though I don't know specifically what my dream is, I know that I'm destined to do something great. Destined to impact people in a positive way. Destined to be a leader and destined to be an example of Christ to others. I pray that disappointments, silence and distractions will not keep me from achieving my dreams. The dreams that my creator has instilled in me.
In the meantime, as I struggle with patience and with the lack of understanding as to why I'm currently in a place of waiting, I hold on to this: