Sometimes we pray and pray and nothing happens.
I don’t know about you, but often times I pray for something and it doesn’t get answered the way I would like or quick enough. I find myself feeling discouraged and disappointed.
I sometimes even find myself questioning my faith.
My life becomes a struggle to let go and I live in fear. I tell myself that I can’t be happy until my deisires are met, whether they be with a person, a place or a thing. But later on I learn that the answer to my prayer is acceptance.
Acceptance is the idea of surrendering our heart’s desires and learning to live in the here and now without them. It doesn’t mean that our prayers won’t get answered. It simply means that we need to accept where we are today in this life without those desires being met. Acceptance replaces my desires, restores my faith and grants me peace.
Instead of praying for your heart’s desires to be met, try praying for acceptance. If you can find acceptance, then you will find peace. If you can find peace, then the desires of your heart you once had will no longer exist.
Peace and blessings,