The Waiting Game
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
I waited patiently for the Lord to help me, and he turned to me and heard my cry.— Psalm 40:1 (NLT)
One of my favorite devotional stories comes from Streams in the Desert. It is abouta ten-year-old boy named George who was promised a stamp-collecting album forChristmas from his grandma. Christmas came and went, and no album. However,during the excitement of the holidays, little George told everyone that he had alreadyreceived a stamp album. George’s mom asked him if Grandma forgot, and George said“Well, Mom, Grandma said, and that is the same as.”3
Another month passed, and George decided to write a letter, thanking grandmafor the stamp album. A week later, George received a letter in the mail from hisgrandma with thirty dollars because the stamp album that she ordered wasn’t the rightone and the new one wasn’t in stock, so she sent George the money to buy himself one.
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