When you bring your prayer requests [to God], lay out your concerns before [Him]. Speak candidly; pour out your heart. Then thank [Him] for the answers that [He has] set into motion long before you can discern results.
-Jesus Calling by Sarah Young
I read this today and really liked it. It can seem like God is taking a long time to answer prayers sometimes. But I love the idea that, while you think it is taking a long time, God set in motion what it requires to answer your prayer request, right as you asked it. Sometimes things just take a little time. It doesn’t mean that God didn’t answer or ignored you. It just might take a while for the answer to come to fruition.