Thank you, God for no news that was good news,
For nightmares not coming true,
For no bad ending when that child got lost at the county fair.
Thank You for all the missed car crashes,
For letting foolish wishes and ignorant prayers go ungranted,
For the unfollowed life paths I never walked.
Thank You for Your patience and mercy
When I struggled and whined because You diverted me,
Never knowing it was Your protection.
Thank You for the thwarted sin traps
And for preventing me
From being the ME I once thought I wanted to be.
Thank you, God – for No, Not Yet and Never.
Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways! Romans 11:33
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