10 Bible Verses About Patience For Girls

10 Bible Verses For The Girl In That Dreadful Season Of Waiting

While you are waiting, He is busy working in you to make you a strong woman of faith.

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We all hate waiting. Waiting in lines? Nope. Waiting for your package to get to your house? Torture. Waiting for a response to s risky text? Astronomically painful.

Therefore, when God puts us in a season of waiting, our initial response is to roll our eyes and groan and retreat under our covers and sleep until it's over. However, a season of waiting can be very beneficial to your faith and walk with Christ. Here are some Bible verses for anyone waiting.

Don't just stop at the Bible verse though, explore the passage and chapter and follow the people in the Bible as they go through what you are going through now!

1. Isaiah 60:22


"When the time is right, I, the Lord will make it happen."

It's all on His time. Not ours. He put you in this season for a reason, allow Him to reveal it to you.

2. Psalm 27:14


"When I wait, You strengthen my heart."

This one is pretty self-explanatory. Allow the Lord to strengthen your heart at this time.

3. Psalm 37:7


"Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him."

Get rid of that impatience and embrace where He has you now. He is busy working in you to make you a strong woman of faith.

4. Ecclesiastes 3:1


"To everything, there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven."

He doesn't do anything without a reason or purpose. Whatever it may be, pray for God to reveal it to you and to work within you.

5. Hebrews 6:15


"And so after waiting patiently, Abraham received what was promised."

Abraham is an incredible biblical figure whose story is a great one to read and study as you are in your season of waiting. From him to Sarah to the promises of the Lord, you will be filled with great stories of other people waiting on the Lord.

6. Romans 8:18


"The pain that you've been feeling can't compare to the joy that's coming."

You know the song that has the lines, "But joy comes in the morning." Listen to that. Because it's true. Joy WILL come tomorrow. In a world that is very shaky, that much is certain.

7. Ecclesiastes 3:11


"He has made everything beautiful in its time."

Just like how a seed has to wait to be watered to grow into a beautiful sunflower, you have to be watered and give time to grow. Just you wait though, your sunflower moment is coming.

8. 1 Thessalonians 5:18


"In everything give thanks."

It can be hard for you to say thanks for something you didn't ask nor want. But God never does anything without a purpose and will not harm you. Thank Him for all the good things He is currently doing in your life and that you get to see Him work in you during this season.

9. John 13:7


"Jesus replied, "You do not realize now, what I am doing, but later you will understand.""

When I was seven I went on a quest to teach myself how to knit. I took some string and two pencils and proceeded to do my version of knitting. As can be expected, my scarf looked more like a big tangled ball, but it worked. If I got enough yarn it would eventually look like a scarf. My grandma saw what I was doing, took it from me, and told me to hold on as she went to the back room.

I admit I was a little annoyed at her. I worked hard on that scarf thing, why did she do that?

After a few minutes of waiting she came back with proper knitting needles and luscious white yarn. Then, she taught me slowly how to knit. In the end, her version of it was ten times better than mine. She even gave me the needles and yarn and took me shopping to get me more supplies.

I didn't realize at first but she was doing when she took the pencils from me, but when she came back with real supplies and expertise and took the time to sit down and teach me how to knit, it was more than I could have ever imagined. God is a little like that. We may be confused at what He is doing at first, but later we understand, and it's better than anything we could have done.

10. Job 8:21


"He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy."

Just wait. God has something amazing planned out for you. Focus less about your past and future and more about what He is doing in your present.

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48 Of The Best Catholic Mass Songs

Check out this list of some of my favorites!
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I love to sing.

But, I am very bad at singing. One thing I love about Mass is that I get to sing as loud and as terrible as I want, and that is a beautiful thing. I've compiled a list of what was originally going to be 10 of my favorite songs to sing at Mass, but as you can see, my list quickly became 5 times longer. Enjoy!


1. "All are Welcome"

A great reminder that we are to love our neighbors, no matter how different we are.

2. "All is Well With My Soul"

A refreshing reminder that God forgives our sins, and we are in good hands.

3."Amazing Grace"

A classic, powerful song that shows just how much grace means to us.

4. "Ave Maria"

A beautiful song honoring the Virgin Mary, a role model for all women.

5. "Be Not Afraid"

A reminder that no matter what we're going through, God is with us through it all.

6. "Blest Are They"

A guide on how to live out the Beatitudes.

7. "Canticle of the Sun"

A joyful tribute to God's Creation.

8. "Center of My Life"

A reminder to put God first, a reminder which is always necessary in this materialistic and egocentric world.

9. "Change Our Hearts"

An uplifting song reminding us that God saves even the most disobedient of his people if they give their hearts to Him.

10. "Christ Be Our Light"

A classic song that reminds us even in our darkest of days, Christ will light the path.

11. "City of God"

A song inspiring the building of God's Kingdom- something we should strive to do as Christians.

12. "Come Back to Me"

A song all about repentance and forgiveness- God is waiting for us with open arms every time we fail him.

13. "Companions on the Journey"

A reminder that we are not alone in our journey to spread the Good News, and we can work together to spread His Word.

14. "Eye Has Not Seen"

A reminder of the joy and happiness that awaits us in Heaven.

15. "Fly Like a Bird"

A comforting song reminding us that we will always be in God's care.

16. "For the Beauty of the Earth"

A song that captures the essence of how wondrous Creation is.

17. "Glory and Praise to Our God"

A song full of thanksgiving and praise to God who showers us with blessings every day.

18. "Go Out Go Out"

One of the favorites at my school- essentially a "pump up" song to go spread the Gospel.

19. "Here I am Lord"

A encouraging song, inspiring us to serve the Lord with all the talents we have.

20. "Here I am to Worship"

One of my all time favorite gathering songs that inspire me to give all the glory to God.

21. "How Can I Keep From Singing"

A reminder that God's works are wondrous and He is deserving of all our praise.

22. "How Great Thou Art"

A classic song inspiring us to look around and see God in everything and everyone.

23. "I Am the Bread of Life"

A comforting song telling us that if we live our lives in Christ, we will be reunited with God when death comes.

24. "I Know That My Redeemer Lives"

A song that tells us Jesus is alive, and He has redeemed us by his death.

25. "I Will Choose Christ"

A song inspiring us to recommit ourselves to Christ each and every day.

26. "In Every Age"

A reminder of the timelessness of God- He has always been there, and He will always be there for us.

27. "Jesus Christ Is Risen Today"

An Easter song which joyfully celebrates the Resurrection and the defeat of death.

28. "Lead Me Lord"


A reminder that if we seek God, He will lead us.

29. "Let There Be Peace On Earth"

Always a song that inspires us to act for justice and peace among all people.

30. "Like a Shepherd"

A reminder that God cares for us as his own because we are his own.

31. "Litany of Saints"

A beautiful song, often sang on Easter, in which we ask the Saints to intercede for us.

32. "Lord of All Hopefulness"

A prayer asking God for the strength to get through the day.

33. "Loving and Forgiving"

A reminder that God is always wanting to forgive us of our wrongdoing and heal our pain.

34. "Only a Shadow"

A reminder that we have seen just a glimpse of the love God has for us, and there is much more in store for us.

35. "On Eagle's Wings"

One of the saddest, yet happiest songs of all time- although we die, we will be raised up and be with Him forever.

36. "Our God is Here"

A reminder of the true presence of God in all things.

37. "Prayer of St. Francis"

A beautiful song that makes the prayer feel even more powerful.

38. "Rain Down"

A reminder of the endless love of God.

39. "Roll Away the Stone"

My favorite Easter song of all time. HE IS RISEN!

40. "Shepherd Me O God"

A popular song serving as a reminder to put our wants aside and follow God's will.

41. "Sing to the Mountains"

A song of thanksgiving to God for the abounding gifts he has bestowed on us.

42. "The Summons"

A great song for those who are discerning their calling.

43. "Ubi Caritas"

A song all about the love of Christ.

44. "Unless a Grain of Wheat"

A reminder that without God we have no life.

44. "We Are Called"

A call to service and justice.

45. "We Are Many Parts"

A reminder that although we are many people, we are all part of the Body of Christ, and we all need to work toward peace together.

46. "You Alone"

A reminder of how although we are undeserving, God still loves us and should be praised.

47. "You Are Mine"

God has called us each by name- He knows YOUR name, and you belong to Him.

48. "Your Grace Is Enough"

A necessary reminder that God IS more than enough for us! We don't need to be consumed with this world because we have HIM, and an eternity of happiness awaits.


Singing, although I am terrible at it, has really improved my prayer life. It could do the same for you!

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Calling People Hateful Is Not A Productive Dialogue

Universities have become a breeding ground for intolerance.

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The political climate is rough. I don't enjoy commenting on it because of how controversial it has become. Every once in a while, however, I come across something that rubs me the wrong way.

As I was walking through campus the other day, chalked on the side of a cement wall was a phrase claiming the College Republican club on campus was a hate group. I don't know anything about the person who wrote this statement or anything about the College Republican group on campus, but I do know one thing: this statement is false.

Universities have become a breeding ground for intolerance.

Just because someone has a different opinion from you doesn't mean they are hateful. There is room for disagreement.

A psychology professor of mine once said something that impacted my perspective toward both political parties: "Both sides think they're right, but both sides can't be right." Both sides make decisions based on what they think is right. A person's opinion is not "wrong" if it differs from yours. It's just different.

It's important to recognize that people won't always agree with you, and that's okay. That doesn't give you the right to call them mean or hateful. It allows an entrance into discussion. Besides, if you want to persuade someone that your belief is more accurate, name calling won't get you anywhere. It will only cause the other person to view you as inconsiderate and unwilling to understand.

How can you convince someone to believe you when you won't listen to their perspective? How can you expect people to listen to you when you won't do the same in return? Not only is it important to recognize a person's beliefs, it's important to understand why they believe what they do.

In order for people to engage in productive dialogue, both sides need to listen to each other and respect each other. Tossing labels around progresses nowhere and doesn't benefit anyone.

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