Only last night, a friend exclaimed over the still full and green-leafed trees ringing my neighborhood. “You must have the only trees left in town that haven’t shed their leaves!” she said wonderingly.
“They’re usually late fall bloomers,” I said, “but I’m so disappointed in how they are barely changing color this season.” I explained how glorious and rounded the trees used to be here, and when we needed to replace them the new ones just didn’t transform to the same rich pumpkin halos. I missed the radiance the previous trees added both in fall gold leaf and spring white blossom.
- Then, opening my blinds this morning, I gasped at the literal, amazing overnight transforming of my neighborhood! Like a seemingly dormant answer to prayer, God brought forth what He’d been whispering into these trees, what we could not see or recognize yet with our eyes — then with a flourish of ‘now!’ painted each and every leaf golden flame in the lamplight !
Do you have a prayer you’ve been winging heavenward, holding fast to faith for, wondering and pondering and feeling like its just never going to be?
God reminds us …
Just when we think the answer has not come, He is moving silently in the background of our faith-filled words, transforming, bringing forth, weaving together and preparing for the moment when we see the radiant answer burst forth in all His majestic glory!
Hold on… trust… believe… hold out your open hands for… His Word of promise!
Even the writing of this post is an answer to a big one of mine.
I’ll be sharing more soon…
© Pam Depoyan