Sharing: What's Best12:32 PM
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Because I love the preacher who wrote this and what he wrote is so timely for me, I'm sharing this to you:
by: Arun Gogna
“What is it you want?" – Matthew 20:21
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” my father asked me when I was five years old. I answered, “I want to be a cowboy!”
It’s a good thing my dad didn’t take my answer seriously. If he did, he would have saved up for a horse for me to ride when I grew up. Imagine me walking in a mall wearing a cowboy suit and going around riding a horse.
I thank God that my father knew what was best for me. In fact, he believed in me so much that when I was six, he asked me again what I would like to become when I grew up.
I answered confidently, “Papa, I don't want to be a cowboy anymore. I want to be an astronaut!”
When I changed my mind, he didn't force that cowboy decision on me.
God is your Father. He knows you very well.
It’s a good thing He doesn't answer all our prayers.
If He did, our lives could be such a mess.
God desires your best always.
What do you really want in life? Are you sure?
I thank You, Lord, for not answering all my prayers. I put my trust in You.
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