Jump Out of Your Nest!

You set an amazing process in motion by asking the universe for whatever it is you want. Before formulating such a request, breathe deeply, quiet your mind, and get centered. Do your best to identify the essence of what you are asking for, then phrase your request accordingly. God will give you one of three answers: “Yes,” “Not yet,” or “I have something better in mind.”

Just keep asking, ‘God, if I can’t have what I want, then help me to know what it is you want me to have.’ Know in your heart there is a treasure much greater than the one you have been asking for.
John E. Welshons

Remember, your job is to clarify the “what” as best you can and let God take care of the “how” and the “when.” Even so, you must do your share of the heavy lifting. Your heart’s desire will not just drop into your lap.

God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.
P. D. James

Follow the unerring guidance of your inner wisdom and all that your soul desires shall be yours. If life appears to unfold otherwise, let your ego scoff if it must. There is a greater wisdom at work. In time, all will become clear.

I asked God for strength that I might achieve;
I was made weak that I might learn humbly to obey.
I asked for health that I might do greater things;
I was given infirmity that I might do better things.
I asked for riches that I might be happy;
I was given poverty that I might be wise.
I asked for power that I might have the praise of men;
I was given weakness that I might feel the need of God.
I asked for all things that I might enjoy life;
I was given life that I might enjoy all things.
I got nothing that I asked for; but everything I hoped for.
Almost despite myself, my unspoken prayers were answered;
I am, among all men, most richly blessed.

The Prayer of an Unknown Confederate Soldier






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2 Responses to “Jump Out of Your Nest!”

  1. ArrVee Says:

    I really like that prayer of the unknown soldier. We are all like little children who are not wise or mature enough to know what is good for us, being distracted by all the cares of this material world.

    Looking back at one’s history of what one asked for vs. what was granted, one will be able to see some patterns, over varying periods of time.
    – sometimes we asked for something really near and dear to our hearts and were disappointed by not having obtained them, to the point that our faith was challenged, only to discover much later (when we are more mature) that what was granted in return was something much more valuable and meaningful.
    – sometimes we are given small slivers of our request at a time, to realize later that we had to prove that we really wanted it by working for it, giving it more meaning.
    – sometimes, our request was clearly nipped in the bud, and we realize in 20/20 hindsight why.
    – sometimes, without really asking, or inspite of ourselves, we get significant blessings, only to realize later the correspondingly great responsibility that came with this, or that this was the answer to somebody else’s prayer that came through us
    – sometimes our specific wish is granted, and we are forever grateful, but realize as well that this too had a purpose.

    I think it is a good exercise to look back and discover these patterns, to have some appreciation of His Infinite Wisdom, and as a guide for future requests and how we handle what is granted us in return. As well, we should also listen to the lessons learned by our elders in their own lives with an appreciation of why they are sharing these with us in the first place.

    I think one of the great epiphanies awaiting us is how interconnected our prayers are, and how He manages to answer ALL of them, with His Infinite Wisdom, in His own time.

  2. Phil Bolsta Says:

    A very well reasoned and thoughtful response, ArrVee. Thank you for adding your wisdom. I’m sure many readers will appreciate your insights.

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