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Praying for Patience: What I learned from God's Time vs. My Own (Busted Halo article)

"...Mother Angelica said that “patience is adjusting our time to God’s time,” and that’s a problem for those of us who have grown so dependent on an instant-gratification culture filled with Amazon Prime, good wifi, and remote voice commands..."

"Patience is exemplified mostly by saints who became saints because they were capable of said virtue. Saint Monica of Hippo patiently prayed for 17 years for the conversion of her son, Augustine — and we’re all thankful she did. ...Mother Angelica said that “patience is adjusting our time to God’s time,” and that’s a problem for those of us who have grown so dependent on an instant-gratification culture filled with Amazon Prime, good wifi, and remote voice commands..."

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Mike Stratman

Mike Stratman
Associate Director of Family Life
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Michael Stratman, holds a Master in Pastoral Ministry from the School of Ministry at the University of Dallas, and has been in ministry for eleven years including family life, faith formation and youth ministry. Michael holds a certificate in Theology of the Body, and also serves as a trainer for sponsor mentor couples.