Prayer and the Answer…!!!


I asked God to take away my pain and sorrows.
God said, “No. It is not for me to take away, but for you to give it up.


I asked God to make my handicapped child whole.
God said, “No. His spirit is whole, his body is only temporary.


I asked God to grant me patience.
God said, “No. Patience is a byproduct of tribulations; it isn’t granted, it is learnt.”


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, “No. Suffering draws you apart from worldly cares and brings you closer to Me.


I asked God to make my spirit grow.
God said, “No. You must grow on your own, but I will prune you to make you fruitful.”


I asked God for all things that I might enjoy life.
God said, “No. I will give you life, so that you may enjoy all things.”


I ask God to help me love others, as much as He loves me.
God said, “…Ah-ha, finally you have the idea.


Present moments are precious don’t waste it.


“To the world you might be one person,
but to one person you just might be the world.”

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3 thoughts on “Prayer and the Answer…!!!

  1. Pr Narendraprana

    Hari Om Swamiji,

    Nice and beautiful thoughts.

    Thanks with regards.

  2. Mubareka

    To one person you might be the world 🙂

  3. C.V.Jayanthi


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