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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