Bill Johnson

If we are growing, there will always be a distance between what we are experiencing and what He has promised . It is not a sign of failure, it is not a sign of weakness. It is a sign that we are going somewhere. When you are in a car, going down the road, you can always see further down the road than where you are. In life it is the same, we must always see further than we are. That is the Lord summoning us into a glorious future.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Waiting is an art that our impatient age has forgotten. It wants to break open the ripe fruit when it has hardly finished planting the shoot. But all too often the greedy eyes are only deceived; the fruit that seemed so precious is still green on the inside, and disrespected hands ungratefully toss aside what has so disappointed them.