POINTS TO PONDER

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I came across this goody the other day and wanted to share it with you, just in case you’ve been asking God for the same things. It’s something to ponder.

I asked God to give me happiness.

God said, No ~ I’ll 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 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… Aha! Finally, you have the right idea.

About drbob76

Retired missionary, pastor, seminary professor, Board Certified Chaplain and American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Director.
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