Wait, wait, wait… Boom!

The Up Devotional

The Chinese Bamboo Tree takes a long time to grow above the soil. You need to water it and ensure it gets enough sun… for FOUR years.

It’s not until the fifth year that you actually see anything. But when you do, something awesome happens:

It grows 80 feet in just six weeks!

To the casual observer nothing was happening for those first 4 years. But not so. It was doing everything it needed to do, including developing roots that sank deep into the earth to support the massive tree that was soon to come.

You probably want something awesome for your life, or for someone you care about, or for the world at large. So do I.

You pray and wait and wait and pray. But in the process you can get discouraged because you don’t see progress.

Well I’m here to tell you to keep your chin up. Don’t let…

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