While Waiting on Friends :: at (in)courage

God is in no hurry. Compared to the works of mankind, He is extremely deliberate. God is not a slave to the human clock.

Charles Swindoll

You tell me your desert stretches for miles, and how you lived in it for weeks, months, or years. And I know exactly what you’re talking about because I’ve seen the same friend-making landscape. True, sometimes friendships form quickly, but usually I’ve had to wait on them.

And really, how many of us like to wait on anything? I want what I want and I want it now, thankyouverymuch.

I can do all the right things in hopes of finding heart-friends, show up, open up and lift up. Still, sometimes it doesn’t happen. Heaven knows God wants my heart connected to others, but when those connections remain elusive, what’s a girl to do?

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  1. Hi Kristen, I just read your post on (in)courage, and wanted to contact you right away! All week, blogland seems to be inundated with posts about girls in lonely seasons of friendship, and I so appreciated this reminder! I am gathering together a week long (I think!) series on friendship over at my blog and wondered if you’d be interested in being a part of it? To encourage other women, share your story, or maybe even just quote from your article? You can e-mail me at : windy-poplars(AT)juno(DOT)com. I’ll look forward to hearing from you!