Daryl Austin is a journalist based in Utah and a Deseret News contributor. His work has appeared in National Geographic, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Psychology Today and The New York Times.
It calls to mind the story of a drowning man who prayed for help but when a boat floated by, said, "never mind, Lord, I’ve found a boat and don’t need your help after all."
Like Gov. Cox, I’m grateful for those willing to dig even deeper into their well of patience. I’m just not sure I’m one of them anymore.