I give up.
Patience has not always been my thing. I want what I want and I want it when I want it. And when I don't get it I give up.
I've been thinking a lot about this over the last week.
My dad went into the hospital last week a very sick man and a week later after a major surgery to repair his heart he is back home. Just a week later. That's crazy!
A week made a huge difference in his life.
I wonder how big of difference a week or a month or a year could make in my life when it comes to something I have been praying for and instead of persevering I gave up right on the edge of receiving my answer.
I ask. I wait. I don't see the answer. I become discouraged. I give up.
This is the cycle I live.
But then last week I started thinking about hanging on. I started thinking about how life changes ever so quickly and just when we least expect it. I really started thinking about the difference a week makes in a situation. And then I read Hebrews 10 and it talks all about perseverance.
Hebrews 10:35-36 tells us: