God is not in the carrot-dangling business. There is a finish line to wisdom He means for you to cross, even if He has to carry you over it Himself.
Patience does not give you the power over circumstances; patience allows you to control yourself in the midst of circumstances.
“In God We Trust” has been engraved on our coins since 1864. But since then it seems we’ve shifted from trust in God to trust in the coin itself.