Waiting for Something

We cannot manufacture life, growth, evolution—we can only wait for it…. And where does life come from? Where does the force that is active in Nature come from? From God. I am indeed waiting for something, something new, something still unknown, for every one as well as for myself. I am waiting for it to come, not from “that one” nor from myself, but from God. Support, then, is not only a human presence, but a prayer, even if it is made in secret. Prayer is the sign that one is not alone. True support, to use Simone Weil’s great phrase, is ‘waiting on God.’

Paul Tournier
Source: A Place for You

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