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.