So That’s

Do you see life happening for a reason like this civil war soldier did?

I asked God for strength, that I might achieve,

I was made weak, that I might learn humbly to obey,

I asked for health, that I might do greater things,

I was given infirmity, that I might do better things.

I asked for riches, that I might be happy,

I was given poverty, that I might be wise.

I asked for power, that I might have the praise of men,

I was given weakness, that I might feel the need of God.

I asked for all things, that I might enjoy life,

I was given life, that I might enjoy all things.

I got nothing that I asked for- but everything that I hoped for.

Almost despite myself, my unspoken prayers were answered.

I am, among all men, most richly blessed.

(Anonymous)

 

Life is full of ‘so that’s.’ Let’s be grateful for every one of them.

Bless (affectionately, gratefully praise) the Lord, O my soul, and forget not [one of] all His benefits—(Psalm 103:2, AMP)

Prayer- Lord, when we whine about our lives may we always be reminded that such and such happens…so that… Amen.

 

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