OFTEN PATIENCE REQUIRES us to slow down, pay attention, and see God in the midst of our frustration. When you get impatient, ask God what God would like you to see in that moment.
– Kara Oliver
Passing It On
From the Daily Practice for Back to School, Week 2, page 53 in Passing It On: How to Nurture Your Children’s Faith Season by Season by Kara Lassen Oliver. Copyright © 2015 by Kara Lassen Oliver. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Upper Room Books. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
What can you learn from experiencing impatience? Share your thoughts.
Jesus looked at them and said, “For mortals it is impossible, but not for God; for God all things are possible.”
Mark 10:27, NRSV
This Week: pray for those without enough to eat. Submit your prayer to The Upper Room Living Prayer Center or share it in the comment section.
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This week we remember: John Woolman (October 7).
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