The room is full of people and your Father is across the room. You hear music playing, people talking, and even the rush of the traffic outside the door that is located behind you’re Father. At one point you could even hear the birds singing in the trees outside. However, you could not hear your Father. You asked him over and over to give you your answer, to the point where your throat hurt from the pain of screaming. You were telling him to speak louder, but he remained calm with a smile on his face. He replied at the same tone every time. He focused on you, not the room. He was persistent, but patient. Through the distorted room no matter how hard you tried you couldn’t hear him.
Until one day you remained calm. You sat down in a chair. You didn’t focus on the sounds and commotion around you. You focused your eyes on your Father. This time it felt as if you were the only two in the room. Instead of screaming, you whisper. You ask patiently and you waited. This time as HE answered his answer was clear and loud, but yet a whisper.
Sometimes when we ask God for an answer, we listen to hard for the answer. We listen to the people around us. We listen to our selfish wants and needs. If we only remained calm and patient we could hear our answer. God will never abandon us.
Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you
His answers may not come the way we want them to come, but if we remain faithful and our eyes fixed on him he will speak to us.