12/05/13 - 4:57pm
Henry Ward Beecher, the late famous nineteenth century pastor of Plymouth Church in Brooklyn, New York, was known to be a very patient man. One day, however, one of the members of his church found him anxiously pacing back and forth in his study, clearly uncharacteristically upset.
“What is the trouble?” asked the surprised parishioner.
“The trouble is that I am in a hurry and God isn’t,” Beecher replied.