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  A Christian Faith Magazine March 2005, Volume 10, Issue 8  
Thought for the Month
I Asked For
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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 brain to work.

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

I asked for patience
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 been answered.

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