Archive of ‘Patience’ category

Practice makes progress

by Kari Staaland

“Do all things with love” … this sweet phrase is framed in my bathroom as a reminder, but sometimes if I am honest I think… Really? ALL things with love?  The phrase is sweet + sounds lovely but living this out can be tricky. 1 Cor. 13:4 simply states, “Love is patient, love is kind.”  […]

It’s a red light kind of day…

by Elisabeth Willard

Do you ever have those days where you feel as though you’ve hit every red light possible? Yeah… me too. Recently, I was having one of those kind of days… a red light kind of day. You wouldn’t believe the attitude it brings out in me… suddenly I am overcome by impatience (as if I […]

I’m the boss of my own attitude

by Elisabeth Willard

This may come as an odd confession… but I love doing laundry. There is something about it that makes me feel so accomplished. No longer are there piles of dirty – there are piles of clean, and that is oh so wonderful. I also love my organized system of bins that are ready to go […]


by Sarah Furman

A lot of my life has been spent waiting. Not necessarily patiently, but waiting nonetheless. I had felt like I was always waiting for something. Sometimes I knew what it was, sometimes I didn’t. It was this harboring feeling that there was something coming, something bigger and better, but it never seemed to come. I […]