“the wind blows wherever it pleases” (John 3:8).
We have to put our plans on the altar.
God has determined there are some things he will only do in response to prayer. The Bible puts it bluntly: “You do not have because you do not ask God” (James 4:1-3).
Prayer adds an element of surprise to your life that is more fun than a surprise party or a surprise gift or a surprise romance.
Lord, surprises us!
from Draw the Circle: The 40 Day Prayer Challenge, pp94, 96-97.