Waiting In Prayer

I’m so excited to write over at Leslie Newman’s blog today! Here’s a teaser of the post, and please make sure to click on this link and read the rest!

In my heart, there is a waiting room for prayers. For some prayers, I’ve only had to wait a few hours to learn the answers. I didn’t have to wait long, but the pressure was still there. For other prayers, I had to wait many years for the answers. I’m still waiting on some prayers to be answered with anything other than “wait.”

I often meditate upon the truths in John Waller’s song “While I’m Waiting.” I play this song while I’m in that waiting room and pray through the truths, verse by verse.

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16 thoughts on “Waiting In Prayer

  1. Sarah, I love the idea that there is a waiting room for prayers! I’m clicking over to read the rest of it!
    I’m visiting you from #TeaAndWord Linkup!

  2. What a beautiful post. Waiting can be extremely difficult! It’s like I’d rather have a drive-thru for prayer. 😉 But, you are so right – God’s timing is perfect. That “waiting room” is a place to grow spiritually for sure. It’s a learning place to develop peace and trust and what I like to call an “even-if faith” based on Daniel 3:16-18. 🙂 Thanks so much for linking up with us at Literacy Musing Mondays. Have a blessed week.

  3. Jumping over to Leslie’s right now, Sarah! I love that the two of you are teaming up! What a powerful duo of truth filled encouragers!
    Blessings and smiles,

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