While you are waitingA few days ago, I was standing in a long queue at an airport in New Zealand.
My passport was rejected by the computer system, the Australian border was closed, and I didn’t know whether I was going to get back home to my family or not—except, for trusting in God.

  • That the miracle He had started, he would complete

My iPad had some battery charge left, so I opened my Strong’s concordance App. When you hold your finger down on the word, a pop-up box appears, that gives insights into the meaning of the Hebrew word.

There I was, looking at Psalm 91, standing in a check-in queue, utterly exhausted.

“He who dwells in the shelter of the most high shall abide in the shadow of the Almighty.” (Ps 91:1)

I selected the word “dwells”.
What immediately struck me, is that it also means to sit down. To be seated.

The image I had in that moment, was of sitting in a strong, rocky place, under a ledge.
In a storm, with a battle all around.
I was aware of vibrant green moss, that clung to the rock around me.

You Have a Hiding Place

In that moment at the airport, that single word, “dwells” , or “sits” confounded me, because of its simplicity.

You may be in this very situation right now.
It may be a time when you’ve got nothing left, and it feels like there’s nothing you can do.
You’ve run out, and all you can do is trust.

Everything may be roaring around you, and the enemy may be coming at you full force.
But there is a hiding place.

A Message: You Will Flourish in the Trial

“I was aware of vibrant green moss, that clung to the rock around me.”

I didn’t pay attention to the detail of the moss, until I began to write this post—and I believe this is a word for someone reading this:

“Beloved, see how the moss flourishes, as it clings to the rock it grows from.
I am with you, and my mercy is abundant towards you.
In the hard place; in the time of trouble, this is your time to shine and grow richly.
Simply by clinging to me, by leaning upon Me,  your life is a testimony to many.
And those who have said, “It is impossible to flourish under such circumstances” will be amazed by you.
Know that in Me, you are unshakeable”, says the Lord.

Watch as God Moves on Your Behalf

Your Father wants you to know that you may have run out of answers, but He is never out of options.

He says, “Beloved, sit. Dwell.”

What does this mean? He is talking about having an attitude of trust. Of dependency. Hear God say,
“While you are waiting, I am working.
While you are trusting, I am moving.”

“This is your gift from Me.
Child, be seated, and watch as I move on your behalf.”

Hi from Isolation in Australia 🙂

P.S. Yes, I did make it home and am currently on day 4 of a 14 day self-isolation period, in Melbourne, Australia.
Right now, I’m praying for you, wherever you are in the world; receive courage and peace, my friend.
You are not alone.

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Are you in isolation, lockdown or quarantine also? Let us know how you’re going. Share your experiences and prayer requests, and I’d love to hear what Scriptures you’re meditating on.

Declaration from Psalm 91

(Based on Psalm 91:1-6, 9-16, NKJV)

“I dwell in the secret place of the Most High and I abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
I say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in Him I trust!”
Surely He is delivering me from the snare of the fowler and from the perilous pestilence.
He covers me with His feathers and under His wings I take refuge.
His truth is my shield and buckler.
I am not afraid of the terror by night, nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that walks in darkness, nor the destruction that lays waste at noon day.

Because I have made the Lord, who is my refuge, even the Most High, my dwelling place, no evil shall befall me, nor shall any plague come near my dwelling!
For He gives His angels charge over me, to keep me in all my ways. In their hands they bear me up, lest I dash my foot against a stone.

I tread upon the lion and the cobra, the young lion and the serpent (every demonic power [2] ), I trample underfoot.
Because I have set my love upon God, He delivers me. He sets me on high, because I have known His name.
I call upon God, and He answers me; He is with me in trouble; He delivers me and honors me.
With long life, He satisfies me, and shows me His salvation.”

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[1] Strong’s H3427
[2] See Luke 10:19

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81 thoughts on “While You are Waiting, God is Working + Declaration”

  1. First: Thank you, Helen, for the prophetic word, it really soothed my soul -again! This will be a bit more specific but my little family needs some prayers. We‘re in the Netherlands, my husband and I decided to give up our jobs, sell our house and car to live in our camper. The goal was to spend more time as a family with our 6-months old baby and travel through Northern Europe in our camper- from mid April 2020 on. Well, everything is sold (the house sale was a miracle) but now this big unforeseen pandemic is happening and we‘re stuck at my in-laws…and I am confused because God gave us so many green lights and now I ran completely out of answers and I would lie if I said I wasn‘t getting more and more hopeless. That’s where your prophetic word kicked in. We need further guidance and protection of our minds. Thank you again and may our Father bless us all with strong health!

    1. Hi Larissa,
      That is such a big turn about of events! I’m praying for you and your family right now. May His comfort and reassurance abound <3


    Today, I start work over in another area of my Hospital. We are moved as needed to areas of great need. I had a dream back in Aug 11 2019 and I believe that Holy Spirit revieled the meaning of it to me two weeks ago. Right now I am stepping into the dream but my comfort is in knowing how the dream ends. I went through the trials but I am not hurt in any way, just shaken up by what just happened. In the dream I was in a tall building,,,I know it as the tallest part of the hospital, I don’t work here normally but am being trained here tomorrow. I saw a parking structure and I saw people but no cars,,,, I saw a huge land slide coming towards it and I was screaming get out get out jumping up and down waving my hands to warn them then in the same dream was a horrible earthquake and Then then it stopped and I was shaken but not hurt in any way. I know this covid-19 was the first part of the dream but something else is coming right after that.


    The parking garage of my hospital had been shut down and tents have been erected to take on more covid patients. The Lord brought that dream back to me the day after I was complaining to him how none of the dreams make sense, nothing comes to pass,,,the next day he had me park on the roof and as the sun rose and I was worshiping before work, boom, God brought it back to me, there was the dream, the entire dream as clear as day. The parking structure was my hospital parking structure that had been shut down 3 weeks ago to be turned into patient care areas. This is a continuation of my last comment. God Bless You for teaching these important msgs and sharing your insisted,,,Psalm 91 is my daily scripture and it gives me comfort in this trial. A Bible teacher(only one who believed me way back in the beginning when I was in the wilderness)gave me that scripture as she explained to me about the spiritual attack that came upon me after interrupting a suicide,,,it can after me. God placed his protection on my list for so it couldn’t touch me then. Praise God!!!

    1. Your prayers are powerful Kathleen! He entrusts us with mysteries and insights so that we can be prepared and pray. Very significant. Keep in declaring His Word! Am praying for you right now. May you continue to have his supernatural, angelic protection.

  4. Hi Helen. Thank you for a powerful encouragement . I sit at home during a lengthy six months lockdown. I have eye complications but is not able to see a specialist in the City. Please pray with me so that I do not fear blindness because God say HE HAS NOT GIVEN US THE SPIRIT OF FEAR.

  5. Dear Helen

    Thank you for sharing this Word. It resonates so much with where I am at – a place where God has led me to sit down and wait. I am in a spiritual quarantine more than I am in a physical one – it’s a season of that one on one with God alone as I wait for the propelling forward. Isaiah 53 verse 7, John 1 verse 29 and Romans 3 verse 23 have had a renewed effect on my revelation of God and what He is about. Simple in His works and majestic in His results!!! God Bless you as you do His work.

    1. Hi Ruth, thank you, and I’ve been feeling that myself – may you have the fullness of the revelation of Him you hunger for, beyond all expectations <3

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