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Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10 I don’t like sitting still. I am the type of person who tries to accomplish something in thirty seconds while I heat my coffee in the microwave. When I watch a movie, I break it into two to three segments because I cannot sit for an hour and forty-five minutes doing nothing but watch a screen. I strategize the best way to do things to save time, money, energy, resources, etc.—I’ve been like this for as long as I can remember. None of these things are wrong in themselves, but…

“Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him…” Psalms 37:7 ESV I have a really hard time sitting still. I feel like I always have to be doing something, whether it’s cleaning or working on a project, I need to feel like I’m being productive. So when I go through a season of waiting, I struggle. I want to be doing something that can change my situation, move it forward and get out of this wilderness as quickly as I can! Being still is not something that comes easily to most people. We like to have control, to…

“For who will hearken unto you in this matter? but as his part is that goeth down to the battle, so shall his part be that tarrieth by the stuff: they shall part alike.”  I Samuel 30:24 David and his band of followers had been given refuge by King Achish, and were willing to go to battle with him, but the rest of the princes refused to have him. When David and his men returned to the town where their families were, they found that it had been invaded, burned with fire, and all their women had been taken captive. …