Between promise and fulfillment is a gap. That Gap is known as waiting, and waiting can be hard. I think most of us would agree we are not very fond of waiting. We don’t like waiting in line, waiting on traffic lights, waiting for food or coffee, we don’t like waiting on the computer to load, and we don’t like waiting on someone, do we?
The real problem isn’t the waiting – it’s what and happens when we have to wait too long. Over long periods, it can develop within us impatience and frustration. Waiting can degrade enthusiasm, fester a halfhearted effort, bring forth complaining and if it continues long enough quitting will take place. Today, we will look at two areas that a critical we must maintain while we wait.