“Love is patient.” So declares Paul in 1 Corinthians 13:4, a passage that serves as God’s defining statement about love. True love is patient, but what does patient love look like? I think it includes two ideas, both of which are more difficult than what we are accustomed to living out naturally.
My wife is speaking tonight at Bethel’s Ladies Retreat over in Grove, Oklahoma. The goal of the retreat this year is to help women discover, value, and share their “story” – the story of what God has done in their lives. My wife’s story is one of waiting, which is what she’s going to share there.