And God Said....No!

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I asked God to take away my pride. And God said "No".
He said it was not for him to take away, but for me to give it up.

I asked God to make my handicapped child whole. And God said "No".
He said her spirit was whole, her body was only temporary.


I asked God to grant me patience. And God said "No".
He said patience is a by-product of tribulations. It isn't
granted, it is earned.

I asked God to give me happiness. And God said "No".
He said he gives me blessings, happiness is up to me.


I asked God to spare me pain. And God said "No".
He said suffering draws you apart from worldly cares and
brings you closer to me.

I asked God to make my spirit grow. And God said "No".
He said I must grow on my own. But he will prune me to make me
fruitful.


I asked for all things that I might enjoy life. And God said "No".
He said I will give you life, that you may enjoy all things.

I ask God to help me LOVE others, as much as he loves me.
And God said, Ah, finally you have the idea.



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