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THIS IS WHY WE SHOULD NEVER SAY “WHY ME?…..LORD

Me (in a tizzy) : God, can I ask you something?
GOD: Sure.
Me: Promise you won’t get mad?
GOD: I promise.
Me (frustrated): 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 (growling): At lunch, they made my sandwich wrong and I had to wait.
GOD: Hmmm…
Me: On the way home, my phone went dead, just as I picked up a call.
GOD: All right.
Me (loudly): And to top it all off, when I got home, I just wanted to soak my feet in my foot massager and relax, but it wouldn’t work. Nothing went right today! Why did you do that????
GOD: Well 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 might 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): Oh…..
GOD: Your phone went dead because the person that was calling was going to give a 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 short 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.
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.

(Scriptural References: II Samuel 22:31, Proverbs 3:5, Hebrews 2:13)

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