now, leave it alone.
I recently completed the study GIDEON by Priscilla Shirer. On page 101 she stated:
"4 steps in Giving Our Gifts to God
1. Prepare it.
2. Present it.
3. Put it down.
4. Pour it out."
I have been praying (preparing it) for the right time to ask my husband a question. It's wasn't a huge question. I just have a way of presenting ideas that allow others to respond with a "no" without hesitation. So I prayed. And I prayed. And I prayed for the right time.
Last night I asked (presenting it). He asked me a couple of questions; which I answered. Then he walked away without answering THE question.
I heard a whisper - now, leave it alone - (putting it down).
And now I am back in prayer (pouring it out) so that I will be obedient to the instruction I heard.