Wednesday, March 21, 2012

When you ask for everything, God may just give you peanuts...

“I prayed for patience and understanding, but I quit.  I was afraid I might get it.”  -Lucy from “Peanuts”

George Washington Carver prayed for the secrets of the universe: instead God gave him peanuts… literally.  The peanut would now be switched out with cotton, soy beans, and sweet potatoes—so that these crops could all continue to be grown and the soil would be replenished.  Carver, a black man, is credited with saving the south during the Reconstruction Era after the Civil War, because he invented an alternative crop scheme that helped a struggling nation heal.  

Sometimes when you ask for everything, God may just give you peanuts. 

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer
(Romans 12:12, NIV).

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