I have said over and over again how HORRIBLE I am at being patient...but the truth is...I am working on it. It's funny because I always thought I was (am) a good teacher...very patient with teaching children a dance routine or how to work out a math problem. But I am NOT good at being patient when it comes to waiting.
It is amazing to me that farmers plant these extravagant crops that cost a TON of money and sit patiently for them to harvest. There is no doubt, no fear, no worrying about whether or not the seeds planted will eventually come to bloom. As a result of God's glory, the patient farmer receives a healthy crop year after year and is given MORE than he can ever imagine.
"…See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains. You too, be patient and stand firm…"(James 5:7-8, NIV)