Addiction: Substance Abuse Community
I'm not very religious but......
About This Community:

This community is a place to share information and support with others who are trying to stop using drugs, prescription drugs, alcohol, tobacco or other addictive substances. Discuss with others, the symptoms of addiction, addiction recovery, ways to quit like tapering and cold turkey, and withdrawal symptoms. If you are interested in general "chat", please visit our Addiction Social Community.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

I'm not very religious but......

I'm not very religious but I really liked this so I thought I would share.

I asked God to take away my habit.
God said "No"
It is not for me to take away, but for you to give it up.

I asked God to grant me patience.
God said "No"
Patience is a byproduct of tribulations. It isn't granted it is learned.

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....Suffering draws you apart from worldly cares, and brings you closer to me.

I asked God for all things that I might enjoy life.
God said....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 finally you get it.

Related Discussions
10 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
306455_tn?1288865671
I like that, may post it on frig. Where'd you find it?
Blank
306867_tn?1299253309
Peggy e-mailed it. Yeah I really liked it.  Think because it is self-empowering.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I like it too!!!!!!! That is awesome!!!!
Blank
338536_tn?1197557832
Beautiful and fitting!  How true, how true!!
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
thank you Lord for loving us all. amen
Blank
323051_tn?1206928283
I love this. It actually made me cry and made some sense to me. Through all of this I have prayed everyday. I actually started feeling a little discouraged, like I was wasting my time. At one point I ask, Lord do you even hear my prayers anymore, thinking myself unworthy. You answered my questions with this post. Thank you.
Blank
306867_tn?1299253309
Pleth, wanted to bring this back to the top for you to read.  Mary
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Oh that is so good, just what i needed to read. Especially the first stanza... Thank you.
Blank
318890_tn?1297968920
Just cheered me up no end thank you so much nat xxx
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
brought tears to my eyes!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Addiction: Substance Abuse Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Addiction Answerers
1235186_tn?1339127464
Blank
atthebeach
on the beach, NJ
2083449_tn?1381358308
Blank
Sonrissa
NV
495284_tn?1333897642
Blank
dominosarah
City of Dominatrix, MN
3197167_tn?1348972206
Blank
clean_in_ks
KS
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
gnarly_1
phoenix, AZ
271792_tn?1334983257
Blank
IBKleen
Cumberland Plateau, TN