“As You Wish…but not for Leah”

We Were Made to Thrive!

 Waiting

 

This story from Genesis 29 has always struck a chord with me because it reads in such a nonchalant way, but when you consider what happened, it is really a testament of patience, dedication, perseverance and faith. We live in a “microwave” on demand culture and deferred gratification is an unknown value at best. We have a lot of clichés we sling around: “good things come to those who wait” “patience is a virtue” “Rome wasn’t built in a day” “haste makes waste” and so on. So though we tend to share these sayings in a virtuous manner, the truth is that we are rarely happy about having to wait and generally use them as a way to comfort ourselves.

With that as our perspective, Genesis 29 tells us the story of Jacob, Rachel and Leah. It is a short story, but with some valuable lessons for…

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About Jim & Jody

We sell real estate in the Tulsa Oklahoma area for Chinowth & Cohen Realtors. We have been selling real estate in Tulsa for about 5 years, however Jim has been in and around the Real Estate business since 1991. He is a former Broker Associate in Kansas, has earned his GRI designation, and has taken all educational requirements for appraising Real Estate. Jody has had many years experience in the Real Estate Mortgage field, and the two together have a well rounded knowledge of all aspects of the Real Estate business.
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