I Asked God…

I asked God to take away my habit.God said, No. It is not for me to take away, but for you to give it up.

I asked God to make my handicapped child whole. God said, No. His spirit is whole, his 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 from worldly cares & 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. God said…Ahhhh, finally you have the idea.

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About outlived

X-dreamer, fighter and writer... Using words to unleash the pain that eats me from the inside out, day after day!
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3 Responses to I Asked God…

  1. BeeBee says:

    At times like these, it is Love that can bring us together… Love of God, love of our country and love of our fellow citizens… It is the only way out!

  2. zeezazoo says:

    i agree with u on that.. cuz without this love i dunno why people are living in the first place… i wish that all the arabs love their countries like u do… we would be in a better place right now…

  3. BeeBee says:

    Well the anger that is revealed in ur blog, through ur posts, also shows love for Lebanon and Palestine… It shows pain, anger and sincere refusal of the silence of the "lambs"!

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