Black Spirituality Religion : God Said No...

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  1. Aqil

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    I asked God to take away my pain.
    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…her spirit was whole, her body
    was only temporary”…

    I asked God to grant me patience.
    God said, “No…patience is a by-product of
    tribulations; it isn’t granted, it is earned”…

    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 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 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, “Ahhhh,
    you finally got the idea”…
     
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    WOW!!

    this was a very sweet read from my Father's house
    lovin to love froth thou loveth one self to love another!:heart:
     
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    Bro' you always amaze me with the things you post...This is excellent and i await your next venture...
     
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    Aqil........

    This is a beautiful poem, I was touched with inspiration. Thank you for this.

    Epiphany :heart:
     
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    a beautiful story

    ..just happened across this beautiful poem. It is so instructive. Thanks for the uplift!
     
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    You're quite welcome, imhotep35...and thanks all...
     
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    Very Beautiful and comforting to read. Thanks for sharing this Aqil! Beautiful!!!!!
     
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    on point - a true jewel in spiritual development.
     
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    let their be light....thanks for it...
     
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