I asked God


I asked God to take away my pain,
God said, “No. It is not for me to take away, but to you to give up.”
I asked God to make my handicapped child whole.
God said, “No. Her spirit was whole. Her body was only temporary.”
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 fruitfull.”
I asked God for all things that I might enjoy life.
God said, “No. I gave you life so that you might enjoy all things.”
I asked God to help me love others, as much as he loves me.
God said, “Ahh, finally you have the idea.”

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About sethsownstar

Illustrator. Fabric Artist. Plushie Maker. Schwoopie Towne is my world and the Cuddle Buddies are my friends. I express myself through paper, digital paint and piles of fabric.

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