Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Cries from the heart

I believe God holds them

What happens to all my prayers — those that are not answered, and those that seem to make things worse...? Surely they are still sustaining me. Perhaps there will be unexpected answers to them, answers I may not even be aware of for years. I cannot believe they are wasted or lost. I do not know where they have gone, but I believe God holds them, hand outstretched to receive them like precious pearls.


Madeleine L’Engle in Cries from the Heart

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