Asleep in my arms
I placed him gently, wiping
Frost from his casket
[See More Haiku at HaikuFromHell website.]
You can Google why prayers go unanswered and get vast lists of why God may not have answered your prayer. But doesn’t he have to go against his Word if he doesn’t answer our prayers? Should one go through these long lists before praying to see if they’re qualified at all to pray? It’s such a confusing religion.
My son, Ben, died at the age of three. Tomorrow is his birthday (12-8-1989). He was sick and suffered most of his short life. My family, friends, pastor, and our congregation continually prayed for him… to no avail.
“You can pray for anything, and if you have faith, you will receive it.”Matthew 21:22