I think each and every one of us has waited for something from God at some point in our lives. A house. A new job. A spouse. A child. A financial breakthrough. Healing. Justice. Whatever it is, the waiting can be tough.
Fear is a powerful thing. It manifests itself in many different ways. Sometimes it comes at you full force—hitting you in the face like a sledgehammer and then keeping you on the ground. Other times it creeps on you like a snake winding its body around your neck, slowly beginning to choke you
A poor man walks along a dirty, crack-ridden street, gazing at the spiraling, ornate behemoth in the distance. The palace is a marvel to gaze upon, even for those like this man who gazes at it from miles away. His entire life has been spent walking this same trash-littered streets, struggling to provide for his family. Not once has he ever gotten any closer to the beauty of the palace, let alone the courageous leader who lives there.
Do you know what it feels like to be a bride? Maybe some of you do.