I asked for strength...

I asked for strength and
God gave me difficulties to make me strong.

I asked for wisdom and
God gave me problems to solve.

I asked for prosperity and
God gave me brawn and brains to work.

I asked for courage and
God gave me dangers to overcome.

I asked for patience and
God placed me in situations where I was forced to wait.

I asked for love and
God gave me troubled people to help.

I asked for favors and
God gave me opportunities.

I received nothing I wanted
I received everything I needed.
My prayers have all been answered."

Author Unknown
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This lovely poem was posted on Plain Pam's blog.
It was very timely for me, and I hope you find blessing in it as well.


victorian parlor II said...

Thanks for posting this-it is timely for me as well:).



Rebecca Ann said...

yes what a convicting poem!! this is timely for me as well. I am realizing that praying and trusting God definitely go hand in hand. My prayer closet is my favorite place to be! Praise God for His everlasting arms!

In Christ,

Rachel said...

how wonderful
I love that