Wednesday, July 27, 2011


Wisdom from Ann Voskamp

And he who does not take up his cross and follow after me is not worthy of me…” ~Mt. 10:38

Take up a cross… Be willing to suffer… this — these are the marks of a follower of Christ.

Perhaps our greatest daily temptation is to be impatient — to refuse to suffer.

Perhaps my greatest daily sin is to refuse to suffer — to refuse to take up the cross of Christ.

Perhaps my greatest sin is refusing to wait on God’s ways — but to want my own will done — now.

Patience is a surrendering to suffering — a willingness to wait — a carrying of the Cross.

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1 comment:

  1. Hi Caitlin, good thoughts. I managed to work out how to follow your blog - yay! Letter in the post shortly... Love Carla