First week of Advent – still hate waiting!
Waiting….having patience…not easy for me.
In our culture I would guess it is not easy for most of us. We pull up to the fast food place ready to give our order and if we have to wait more than a few seconds before we hear the words, “Can I help you?” we start complaining. “Come on! I’m in a hurry!”
We look for dinners in the store that can be popped in the microwave and be ready in two or three minutes.
We have “instant” coffee, “instant breakfast drinks” and now stores are offering “instant credit.”
Our spending habits reflect that also. We want it now, we do not have the money now, so we charge it now and pay later. Unfortunately for many of us, when “later” comes, we still do not have the money. Waiting is not something we find easy.
But for a Christian, waiting is…
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