Words of Wisdom

Monday, May 4, 2009

God Said No

I asked God to take away my pride, and God said, No.
He said it was not for Him to take away, but for you to give it up.

I asked God to make my handicapped child whole,
and God said, No.
He said her spirit is whole, her body is only temporary.

I asked God to grant me patience, and God said, No.

He said that patience is a by-product of tribulations; it isn't granted, it is learned.

I asked God to give me happiness, and God said, No.

He said He gives you blessings; happiness is up to you.

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 more fruitful.

I asked God for all things that I might enjoy life, and God said, No.

I will give you life, so that you may enjoy all things.

I asked God to help me LOVE others as much as He loves me,

and God said,
"Ahh, finally, you have the idea."

If you love God, share love!


"To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be his/her world."

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