I suggest that God gets more long-term glory from the person who keeps on trusting Him, even when their prayers aren’t answered with a ‘yes’.
When we cry, but believe,
When we sigh, but trust,
When we fail, but don’t quit…
We show strength that isn’t ours.
We offer hope in the midst of horror,
We light the way for those coming behind us.
So the next time your prayer isn’t answered the way you asked, consider who is watching your reaction. Consider what they will look like when they respond to disappointment the way you did. Then ask yourself if you are leaving a trail lit with hope for others to follow. A trail that teaches trust