Reflection 8.11.16

Patience is not waiting passively until someone else does something. Patience asks us to live the moment to the fullest, to be completely present to the moment, to taste the here and now, to be where we are. When we are impatient, we try to get away from where we are. We behave as if the real thing will happen tomorrow, later, and somewhere else. Let’s be patient and trust that the treasure we look for is hidden in the ground on which we stand.

~Henri J.M. Nouwen

One Response to Reflection 8.11.16

  1. Patricia Dowdy says:

    Enough said. The Omnipresence of Our God can rightfully be found in the here and the now. Faith is–your and my patient acceptance of this Biblical Truth. Selah.

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