When you find yourself in an impossible situation I wonder if you are in a test of patience. While in a test of patience you will be under extreme pressure to make a decision.  You have two choices:

  1. Take matters in your own hands
  2. Wait for the Lord to act

I would encourage you to wait on the Lord no matter what kind of pressure you feel to do otherwise.

Patience is a beginning test.  It’s a test of entrance into something great.  However, while in the test you don’t know that greatness lies on the other side. 

Some in the Bible did not pass their tests of patience like Moses who felt connected to the Hebrew slaves and killed an Egyptian. He then waited in the desert 40 years before seeing the burning bush.

Then their was the nation of Israel who decided to make an image of a golden calf to worship instead of accepting the invitation from God to ascend His Holy Mountain. They wound up walking around the desert for 40 years.

King Saul while in a test of patience did not wait on God.  He took matters into his own hands with disastrous results: his kingdom was taken away and he lost the opportunity to have Jesus come through his lineage. (1 Samuel 13) God then sought another and found David.

All the patriarchs went through tests of patience and had to choose to wait on God.  The apostles and 200 waited with one mind for God’s promise and received Holy Spirit. 

Purchase Anne’s Award Winning Book, “Light from a Dark Night” here.    ©2021 Letter of Light.  All Rights Reserved. www.letteroflight.com

easy art desk space

Create an easy art desk space with this!

Last Updated on May 23, 2022 by Anne Grove Creating an easy art desk space was challenging considering I use my desk more to blog and write. Last Winter, I organized all my art supplies neatly into bins in my basement. I organized my art supplies because I wanted a streamlined place to blog and […]

Nonsense! When has frozen been cozy and warm?

Last Updated on January 30, 2022 by Anne Grove Spring. Spring. Where have you been?           “Hiding underneath a blanket of white.” Hide no more. The time has come!           “Let me see.  Let me peek up from beneath.           No! Not yet.  I’m cozy and warm.” Since when has frozen been cozy and warm? Nonsense!  Don’t delay.  […]

Life Lessons from Bob Ross Be A Peaceful Cloud

“Be a Peaceful Cloud” Life Lessons from Bob Ross

Last Updated on November 15, 2021 by Anne Grove 3 Reasons Why You Should Read “Be A Peaceful Cloud” by Bob Ross 1. FULL COLOR ARTWORK Bob Ross’s PBS television show “The Joy of Painting” ran from 1983 to 1994. During each show he produced a painting in 22 minutes. I have watched many of […]