By: Author Unknown
I asked God to take away my habit, God said No,
It’s not for ME to take away, but for you to give up.
I asked God to make my handicapped child whole.
God said No, His spirit is whole, his body is tmeporary.
I asked God to grant me patience. God said No,
patience is a by product of Tribulations, it isn’t granted, its learned.
I asked God to give me happiness. God said No,
I give you blessings, happiness is up to you.
I asked God to spare me pain. God said No,
suffering draws you apart from worldly cares
and brings you closer to ME.
I asked God to make my spirit grow. God said No,
YOU must grow on your own, but I will prune you
to make you fruitful.
I asked God for all things that I may enjoy life. God said No,
I will give you life so that you may enjoy all things.
I asked God to help me love others as he loves me.
God said, ahhh, finally you have the idea!
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