This is so good to remember….
Have you been longing for something for a long time? Something good? Not something bad for you or something outrageous–like deep-fried twinkies or winning the lottery, but something good and reasonable. Are you waiting for a child, a friend, a job, or for health to return? Have you prayed and waited….and waited and waited? Why won’t He grant us our simple and modest requests? These things perplex us in theory and send us into agonies when we have to endure them in real time. I’ve shed my own tears over my own needs at times.
I think when we find ourselves coping with needs that last for a long time there comes a point when we do what God has wanted us to do all along–to submit to His sovereignty and to become very real before Him. When we bare our soul and our feelings to Him while in submission…
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