Waiting isn’t passive. Waiting is an act of worship. When we wait on the Lord, we do not sit by and do nothing. Waiting is an action, a time of prayer, a time of rejoicing, a time of reflection, and a time of trust. There is so much hope to be found in this. When I wait, I have to give up control. I have to trust that the Lord is going to do what He said He would do. I have to let go of control and realize that I am held by the one who is in control.
Here in the waiting, I find a deeper trust in who God is. A time that I often find inconvenient is actually precious time of growth. Waiting challenges where I choose to place my hope every day. Will I choose to place hope in myself and what I can do? Or will I place my hope in the Lord and trust his will for my life?