No

I asked God to take away my pride, and God said "No"
He said it was not for Him to take away, but for me to give up.

I asked God to make my handicap child whole. And God said "No."
He said her spirit was whole, her body was only temporary.

I asked God to grant me patience. And God said "No."
He said patience is a by-product of tribulation.
It isn't granted, it is earned.

I asked God to give me happiness. And God said "No."
He said He gives me blessings, happiness is up to me.

I asked God to spare me pain. And God said "No."
He said sufferings draws you apart from wordly
cares and brings you closer to Me.

I asked God to make my spirit grow.

And God said "No."

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