I'm writing over at Life Verb today. Here's what's on my mind:
Praying this for my team today. I’m so thankful that we have a Living God who sees us, hears us, and cares for us. Sometimes the very best and most loving answer to our prayerful petitions is a big fat “NO”….but at the end of the day, if we know that God is FOR us and wants only the very best for us, I love hearing ‘no’ from Him!
Wait….”no” is a good thing? Well, think about it. I see something I want. I want it badly enough that it makes my chest ache a little bit thinking about it. I’m emotional enough to pray for God to intervene on my behalf. But He says “no”. The question we ask now is “why?”, right? And here’s where it gets really interesting….. CONTINUE READING