Wednesday, April 4, 2012



'Desperately, helplessly, longingly', I cried; 
'Quietly, patiently, lovingly', God replied.

 I plead and I wept for a clue to my fate
and the Master so gently said, 'Wait.'

 'Wait? you say wait?' my indignant reply. 
'Lord, I need answers, I need to know why!

 Is Your hand shortened? Or have You not heard? 
By faith I have asked, and I'm claiming your Word.

 My future and all to which I relate 
Hangs in the balance, and You tell me to wait? 

I'm needing a yes, a go-ahead sign, 
or even a no to which I can resign.

You promised, dear Lord, that if we believe, 
we need but to ask, and we shall receive. 

And Lord, I've been asking, and this is my cry: 
I'm weary of asking! I need a reply.' 

Then quietly, softly, I learned of my fate, 
as my Master replied again, 'Wait.' 

So I slumped in my chair, defeated and taut, 
and grumbled to God, 'So I'm waiting for what?' 

He seemed then to kneel, and His eyes met with mine
and He tenderly said, 'I could give you a sign. 

I could shake the heavens and darken the sun. 
I could raise the dead and cause mountains to run.

I could give you all you seek and pleased you would be. 
You'd have what you want, but you wouldn't know Me. 

You'd not know the joy of resting in Me
when darkness and silence are all you can see.

You'd never experience the fullness of love
when the peace of My spirit descends like a dove. 

You would know that I give, and I save, for a start, 
But you'd not know the depth of the beat of My heart.

The glow of My comfort late into the night,
the faith that I give when you walk without sight. 

The depth that's beyond getting just what you ask 
from an infinite God who makes what you have last.

You'd never know, should your pain quickly flee, 
what it means that My grace is sufficient for thee. 

Yes, your dearest dreams overnight would come true, 
But, oh, the loss, if you missed what I'm doing in you.

So, be silent, my child, and in time you will see
that the greatest of gifts is to truly know Me. 

And though oft My answers seem terribly late, 
My most precious answer of all is still....'WAIT.'


My heart was so overwhelmed as I read the words of this poem. I sure wish I was the author. It's beautifully written and the words flow so well -- and oh what a message. I'm glad the author is unknown because it allows any person to insert their own name.

Many times we pray and pray, but it seems that God is silent. Is He there? Does He care? Is He even listening? 

When those thoughts come, the first thing we should do is stop and think about where those thoughts could possibly originate. Who would want us to question God's concern for us? It is the same one who was in the garden with Eve. The one who asked Eve, "Did God really say _______?"

And we should also consider God's character. Is He the kind of Father that would neglect His child? Does He love to see us suffer? Did He send His own precious Son to die in our place because He does not care? Of course not! The proof of His love is too great!

God's purpose in our trials is to mature us in our faith. To help us cultivate a stronger and closer walk with Him. He does not want to push us away. He wants to draw us close. "Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded." (James 4:8) Come to Him for the purpose of cleansing your heart of unbelief and asking for a focused mind. Embrace those trials as necessary for you to gain a greater intimacy with God and the ability to go on and do great things for the Lord.

This blog was was born out of adversity. For the last four years I have dealt with chronic pain 24/7. I had worked fulI-time since the age of 16, so when I could no longer work I felt that I had lost my purpose and I struggled with why God had allowed this to happen to me. I was always faithful to whatever He had asked me to do and I was always quick to share my faith, but had it not been for this trial I would not know the true power of God. I would not have had all this time alone with Him to know Him better, I would not have known that through this ministry I would be able to reach so many more people for His kingdom, and I would have missed meeting some of God's most precious children. 

So, I pray, dear friend, that through this ministry you will find encouragement to go on for God, no matter what the circumstance. We must stay in the battle and keep looking up for I believe before too long our faith will become sight.  

May God bless you today over and above what you are able to receive! 

For His Glory, 

The Princess Warrior 

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