times and harsh treatment. Oliver's caretaker sold him into evil hands all because he asked for more food.
Years ago, I learned from Habakkuk to ask the Lord questions. He moved from asking two questions (a bit of complaining included) and waiting for the Lord's response. Life did not magically get better for Habakkuk (it didn't for Oliver either).
However, hearing God's response brought a prayer to Habakkuk's lips and a resolve to rejoice in the Lord no matter what was happening around him.
Recently, when life circumstances turned my insides upside down; when my understanding of situations left me perplexed, I remembered to ask for what I needed.
Please, Lord, may I have some more peace, wisdom, strength?
I sat back and waited and experienced joy while waiting. Amazing that Grace, isn't He?