Five years ago this week our black Labrador Retriever joined our family.
Our sweet Adidas (better known as Adi) came as an answer to prayer. She’s the dog of my girlhood dreams. A dream I buried away in the recesses of my heart as a young adult. One I thought had died away with time. However, the Lord knows me better than I know myself (Psalms 139). He knew that desire, though dormant, remained tucked away in my heart. You see He never let it die away. In His infinite wisdom and impeccable timing, He fulfilled that dream decades later.
Adi is a daily reminder of God’s goodness.
She is a concrete reminder that He fulfills his promise as stated in Psalms 37:4
“Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart.”Psalm 37:4
Maybe you have a dream tucked away in your heart. One born long ago. One that you have all but given up on as year after year ticks by. I share this lesson with you as an encouragement to hand that dream to the Lord. If it is in His will, He will not allow the flame of that dream to die out. Wait patiently! His way and timing is perfect.
” Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.”Matthew 7:7-8
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