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Expect the Unexpected

Still thinking about this one. Prayers are always answered…. even if the answer was not what we expected.

Resigning as the General Manager of the Universe

I have been pondering prayer and receiving answers to prayers this past week.

I think of the things I prayer for… greater faith, love, holiness, wisdom, discernment, God’s grace, courage, patience, the joy that only God can grant along with the basic daily needs my family and I stand in need of each day… and I think of the times my answer was not what I expected.

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The thing is, I know that God answers prayers.  I know that God loves me and that He loves those I love.  I know God truly knows me; he knows me better than I know myself.  God knows what is best for ALL of His children.  However, we can’t help it.  We often have unrealistic, romantic ideas and expectations of what God’s answers to our prayers will be.

We are often unprepared for the answers we receive from God.  I think God has…

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