Sometimes We Don’t Always Like God’s Answers

Some We Don't Always Like God's Answers - anchor of promise

Have you ever prayed that God would change your teen at any cost?  Have you begged God to intervene in your child’s life because you were so desperate to rescue them?  I have.

Were you surprised in how God answered those requests?  We’re you even asking yourself, “What was God thinking?”

I often have to remind myself that I am not God.  I cannot read my teen’s mind.  I do not know the heart of my teen.  I have no knowledge of their future.  The only one that can do all of this is the one and true God, our Heavenly Father.

What I do know is that He sometimes allows more pain within the answer.  “Why would He do that,” you may ask?

That is the hardest part for us as parents to grasp.  Our teen is already hurting and because of our prayers, it’s as though more pain comes. Continue reading