Patience My Friend

I’ve been needing this message. Funny that in two weeks, this post’ll be year old.
Time, patterns, patience!

Enjoy this today, be blessed!

The Hopemade Woman

Just a friendly reminder to be patient:

To be patient with those around you.

They will get there.

To be patient with yourself.

You will get there.

To be patient with God?

Wait on God.

Be His servant–a server–a waiter who does what is asked when it is asked.

Patience is preparation.

Patience is understanding.

Patience is savoring life.

Patience is the virtue most forgotten.

Patience, my friend.

To a Friday full of Flourish! May the inspiration strike,
Mama X


Flourishing Friday post #9, last one here. These Friday posts are about reflection, creativity, and inspiration. Occasionally, I will share my own expressions through art here and on my Instagram profile @Mama_Equis.

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A Much Needed Reminder

The Hopemade Woman

I love this biblical reminder from Paul because it’s not just a good message to hear every now and then. It is quite literally a reminder, the first word is “Remind the people.”

It’s almost like God knows that we are a forgetful people who will be distracted by our own emotion, rationality, and urges.

Titus 3:1-8 (NIV), emphasis mine:

Saved in Order to Do Good

Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone.

At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared,

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