Category Archives: Impatience

My Anger Management Plan

One day a wife asked her husband, “Why don’t you play golf with George anymore?” The husband answered, “Would you play golf with a man who moves the ball and puts down the wrong score while you’re not looking?” The … Continue reading

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Reaping In Due Season

Dean Smith was the legendary basketball coach at the University of North Carolina. Over the course of his 36 years at the school, his teams amassed 879 victories, won 17 ACC regular season titles, won 13 ACC tournament titles, qualified … Continue reading

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“Lord, Why Am I Having to Wait?”

I was listening to a Christian radio station a few weeks back and happened to hear one of those little call-in promos such stations do. This promo featured a woman who had called the station to voice her appreciation for … Continue reading

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Galatians 6:9

  The picture I’ve chosen to go along with today’s post depicts Robert Raikes out in the streets of England doing the work that was so near and dear to his heart. Raikes, in case you don’t know, was the … Continue reading

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Persistence

At 10:30 one night a little girl called out from her bed, “Mommy, will you bring me a drink of water?” Her mother dutifully obliged. One hour later the girl called out again, “Mommy, will you bring me a drink … Continue reading

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Good Versus Best

It’s easy to understand that “bad” is the enemy of “good.” But have you ever considered that “good” is the enemy of “best”? Abraham thought of Ishmael as a good blessing, but God wouldn’t stop talking about Issac as the … Continue reading

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“The Ball’s In Your Court, God”

Anyone familiar with tennis, ping-pong, or volleyball understands the words, “The ball’s in your court.” If I speak these words to my playing partner it means that the match cannot continue until he hits the ball back to me. Thus, … Continue reading

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