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My prayer request has not been “granted” as of yet, but my overwhelming feeling was that the answer from God was “yes, my child—in [i:29bp361n]my[/i:29bp361n] time, it will be done!” I always ask that [i:29bp361n]His[/i:29bp361n] will be done, not mine, and was truly prepared to accept whatever His answer would have been. I believe that my request will be granted in time, be it tomorrow, next week, next month, whenever—because I place my life in His hands and my request (it wasn’t for me, it was for a family member) coincided with His plans, and maybe it pleased Him.[/quote:29bp361n]
This put of the glorious mystery of God, His time and His will aare not always in sync with ours. In my life I found that I am can be inpatient when a prayer request is not answered in the time or manner I wish it to be. And this can be a sign that my Faith and trust in god is not what it should be.
I have also heard that a sign from a Saint represents that they have heard your prayer and that they are praying to God for you on that which you have asked for. But again, it may not be in God’s time to answer it yet.
Be faithful and patient. if it is God’s will it will be done. I have always found the prayers that seem to be those most answered are not always for self but other and when they are for self they usuall have to do with wisdom, faith and such.
Your servant in Christ, Fred