Worth the wait

In March I bought a little bag of Dahlia bulbs at Aldi’s.  I planted them in April and gave some away and kept one.  All summer I have watched it grow to about 2 feet tall, all the while waiting for a flower.  In early August I had nearly given up.  It looked like I had grown a 2 foot tall weed.  As a matter of fact, had it come up in the perennial bed, I would have pulled it up and thrown it away.  But finally, after five months, three little bulbs appeared.  And for the last several days every time I walk in the house I pass the prettiest flower I have ever grown and one of the prettiest I have ever seen.  It sure took a lot of patience, but it was worth the wait!

I often feel the same way when I am waiting on God to act.  I know the Bible says, and I do believe that His timing is perfect, but man, sometimes I grow impatient.  This flower is a reminder to me that sometimes the greatest things require the most patience.  If you are waiting for God, I pray you hang in there.  Keep praying, keep hoping, and keep trusting.  He has perfect timing.






This entry was posted in depression, Hard times, Obstacles, Opportunity. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.