Seek and Find!

Lamentations 3:25-26

The LORD is good to those who wait for him,
to the soul that seeks him.
It is good that one should wait quietly
for the salvation of the LORD.

Seeking God is an essential part of finding him.  Waiting for God is part of the process that leads up to his arrival.  It is during those times of waiting and seeking, as much as during the time of finding, that God is at work in our souls, albeit secretly.  Every prayer is heard before we pray it.  Every prayer is answered according to his timing and will, not ours.

Mark Shea


Mark P. Shea is a popular Catholic writer and speaker. The author of numerous books, his most recent work is The Work of Mercy (Servant) and The Heart of Catholic Prayer (Our Sunday Visitor). Mark contributes numerous articles to many magazines, including his popular column “Connecting the Dots” for the National Catholic Register. Mark is known nationally for his one minute “Words of Encouragement” on Catholic radio. He also maintains the Catholic and Enjoying It blog and regularly blogs for National Catholic Register. He lives in Washington state with his wife, Janet, and their four sons.

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