I asked God to take away my bad habits. God said “no”.
It is not for me to take away, but for you to give it up.
I asked God to make me whole. God said “no”.
Your spirit is whole your body is only temporary.
I asked God to grant me patience. God said “no”.
Patience is a byproduct of tribulations; it isn’t granted it is 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 form 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 might 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 much as He loves me.
God said… “Ahhhhh, finally you have the idea”.