stay and say

Written to Speak Daily Blog. Written by Tanner Olson.

Written to Speak Daily Blog. Written by Tanner Olson.

even when You answer
in a way different from my way
i’ll continue to stay and say
you are the Way.

I’ve been praying for something specific
for the last 2 years.
Daily.
Some days hourly.
Asking God.
Begging God.
Reminding God.
Attempting to strike deals with God.
And what I have been asking for has not happened.
It’s been answered several different ways, but not the way I want it to be answered.


When I was 12, I asked my mom if I could have cookies for dinner and she gave me a baked chicken breast, broccoli, and rice.

She knew best.

She heard what I was asking for and gave me something.
She understood what I desired and gave me what I needed.

And I trust this is what God is doing, too.

written to speak // blog

written to speak // blog


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Tanner Olson is a writer, speaker, poet, spoken-word artist, and creator of Written to Speak.
He created Written to Speak to share hope and announce love. 

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