Therefore, brothers and sisters, you must be patient as you wait for the coming of the Lord.
7 Therefore, brothers and sisters, you must be patient as you wait for the coming of the Lord. Consider the farmer who waits patiently for the coming of rain in the fall and spring, looking forward to the precious fruit of the earth. 8 You also must wait patiently, strengthening your resolve, because the coming of the Lord is near. 9 Don’t complain about each other, brothers and sisters, so that you won’t be judged. Look! The judge is standing at the door!
10 Brothers and sisters, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord as an example of patient resolve and steadfastness.
“In returning and rest you shall be saved.” — Isaiah 30:15
When was the last time you had a real day off? Ditched the ‘to do’ lists? Switched off the phone? Unplugged the alarm clock? Sat in the bath until the water went cold?
Most of us live at breakneck speed. Busy lives – work, family, friends, endless tasks – leave us with little time to sleep, never mind stopping and reflecting. We urgently need to stop imagining that everything is so urgent. We need to learn to nurture our inner slob.
In this generous, life-affirming book, Cottrell invites us to slow down and stop… breathe… and start an adventure of self-discovery and renewed creativity that will improve the way we see life and help us catch a glimpse of God.