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Topic: Pigs Might Fly (10/31/13)
- TITLE: The Waiting Room
By Josh Givens
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They say good things come to those who wait, but right here, right now, in this moment, that doesn't feel true at all. Even so, when I do get called back, the end result is just to get poked and prodded, something stuck in my ear or my mouth, maybe even get told I'm overweight.
Isn't this what life feels like sometimes? We are always waiting. Maybe we're waiting for our husband to be a little nicer, or our kids to learn to clean up after themselves. Maybe we're waiting for that job promotion, but we have no idea if any of these things are going to happen. It feels like they never will.
In Galatians 6:9 Jesus says: "And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up." I want to be more like Jesus, and I take these things to heart.
So I sit back in my chair a little. I take a deep breath, and try to relax. I cherish that fact that, even though I may be sick at the moment, I'm pretty healthy, in body and in mind. I try to use a little patience. Wouldn't you know it, not long after that I hear...
Mr. Givens, the doctor will see you now...
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