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Just Askin'....

This came in my email and I loved it enough I wanted to share it.



Me:    God, can I ask you a question?

God:   Sure.

Me:    Promise you won’t get mad.

God:   I promise.

Me:    Why did you let so much stuff happen to me today?

God:   What do you mean?

Me:    Well, I woke up late.

God:   Yes.

Me:    My car took forever to start.

God:   Okay.

Me:    At lunch they made my sandwich wrong and I had to wait.

God:   Huummm.

Me:    On the way home, my phone went dead, just as I picked up a call.

God:   All right.

Me:    And on top of it all, when I got home I just wanted to soak my feet in my new foot massager and relax, but it wouldn’t work!!!   Nothing went right today!   Why did you do that?

God:   Let me see, the Death Angel was at your bed this morning and I had to send one of the other angels to battle him for your life.   I let you sleep through that.

Me:    (humbled):   OH...

GOD:   I didn’t let your car start because there was a drunk driver on your route that would have hit you if you were on the road.

Me:    (ashamed)

God:   The first person who made your sandwich today was sick and I didn’t want you to catch what they have, I knew you couldn’t afford to miss work.

Me:    (embarrassed):   Ok...

God:   Your phone went dead because the person that was calling was going to give false witness about what you said on that call, I didn’t even let you talk to them so you would be covered.

Me:    (softly) I see God.

God:   Oh and that foot massager, it had a shortage that was going to throw out all of the power in your house tonight.   I didn’t think you wanted to be in the dark.

Me:    I’m sorry God.

God:   Don’t be sorry, just learn to trust me …  in all things, the good and the bad.

Me:    I will trust you.

God:   And don’t doubt that my plan for your day is always better than your plan.

Me:    I won’t God.   And let me just tell you God, thank you for everything today.

God:   You’re welcome child.   It was just another day being your God, and I love looking after my children.

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I love thinking about God battling for us even when we aren't thinking about it!

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