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The waiting is over, now what?

Posted on 12th mo. 31, 2009 at 4:18pm 0 Comments

It was May when I last posted, "what to do while waiting." Well the waiting is over. We finally sold our home and moved to Oregon and our new life-episode has begun. So what else did I do while waiting? Not much. I went to work, got through all the moving activities, processed my goodbyes and grief, agonized over the changes and newness. Sometimes, "remaining" in God is enough workby itself along with the rest of what life is handing you.

I am not sorry to see 2009 fade into… Continue

What to do while waiting patiently

Posted on 5th mo. 28, 2009 at 10:46am 0 Comments

Patience is a forced virtue. My hypotheses is that you learn it and practice it involuntarily. My personal circumstances over the past two years have put me in a situation where God has forced my hand: I have no control over the timing or outcome of things, only the control over how I respond to the events He has placed in my life.

A personal note: Nearly two years ago, I accepted a role in my company that requires I live/work in the Northwest, and since then, I've been commuting… Continue

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At 12:08pm on 5th mo. 29, 2009, Forrest Curo said…
I don't want you to think your good post has disappeared into a vacuum. Sometimes even I don't find anything to add!
At 4:09pm on 5th mo. 27, 2009, Forrest Curo said…
As always, wanting more participants over at --as I see you've joined the Quakers& Bible group. (One year as in 'One Year Bible' doesn't seem long enough, given that it takes a synagogue that long just for five books, plus readings from the prophets for extra credit!)

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