When I was in Raliegh in North Carolina, a book containing messages from American kids to God drew my attention. I read it not for fun but I discovered the reality of my soul through these simple messages.
The following is one of them,
If You presented me a magic lamp like Aladen’s I’ll give You all what You want except my money and toys.
Do not be upset. Many a time, we present such messages to our Lord but not that frankly. Do we not often desire that God would give us a magic lamp in order to have money as we wish? We also are ready to present Him everything save our souls, money, etc.
What to ask for and what to offer?
+ What to ask for?
I do not want a magic lamp to fulfill my dreams.
I desire Your Holy Spirit,
To lift my soul up to Your heaven,
And carry me to the heavenly Father’s bosom.
Give me Yourself O the Desire of my heart.
+ What to offer You?
May I offer You my heart before my tongue makes a vow.
You are my life, money and fun.
I offer You what is Yours O the Heavenly Treasure.
Any fun, without You, is meaningless.
You are my richness and delight.
Elijah the Prophet Comforting
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