We are quite naturally impatient in everything
to reach the end without delay.
unknown, something new.
that it is made by passing through
some stages of instability—
and that it may take a very long time.
let them shape themselves, without undue haste.
Don’t try to force them on,
as though you could be today what time
will make of you tomorrow.
Give Our Lord the benefit of believing
that his hand is leading you,
and accept the anxiety of feeling yourself
in suspense and incomplete.