There are things that God wants to do and things that He lets happen. And, the difference between them has a lot to do with prayer. God likes our faith.
The parable of the persistent widow teaches us to continue to pray, but perseverance is not about getting what you want. We want to maintain trust in God.
When we pray we expect an easy answer, but many times the road takes a detour or stops altogether. Don’t give up. God has hidden provisions along the way.
We had a chick struggling to get out of the shell. Getting out of the shell prepares the chicken for life. Do we need some hardships to make us strong?