Heartsick over Deferred Hope?

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life. Proverb 13:12

How many of us have had our hope deferred? We’re longing for our prayer to be answered, waiting for the ray of hope that things will get better. That our dream will come true some day. Some of us have been yearning for such a long time, our hearts are just sick from waiting.

What is your heart just sick over?

Many of us are heartsick over a dream not yet fulfilled. It could be anything from our Prince Charming, the deliverance of our children, a job offer, lifting of a financial burden, waiting on the next big break, or so much more.

Are you heartsick? Has your hope been deferred? Do you know someone who is heartsick? 

Here’s a thought. I don’t believe we are the only ones who become heartsick. I believe God feels heartsick over delayed hope, desiring a more intimate relationship with us. I wonder if this verse is how He shares the hurt of His heart and His desire and...

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