What Happens When You Surrender?

Many times when we ask God for something we are thrilled when He says, "Yes". But, what is our reaction when we hear a resounding "No" or nothing at all? For me, a no is one thing but silence from God would send me into a tailspin. I spent years trying to figure out what the silence meant. During the silence I would look for signs and wonders and beat myself up wondering what sins had I overlooked.  It wasn't until recently that I grew to understand God's silence for myself.  The way I dealt with the silence changed when I changed my focus. Instead of focusing on what wasn't being said I chose to focus on God. Yes, it's just that simple but I can tell you when you're in the midst of a situation and need an answer it can be very difficult to accept silence.          

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