A Creed for Those Who Have Suffered- An Inspirational Poem About The Meaning of Suffering

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An inspiring poem about what we can learn from our suffering, trials and hardships.

An inspiring poem about what we can learn from our suffering, trials and hardships.

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  • 1. A Creed forThose Who Have SufferedBy Roy Campanella(from Chicken Soup for the Soul)
  • 2. I asked God forstrength, that I mightachieve,
  • 3. I was made weak,that I might learn humbly to obey.
  • 4. I asked forhealth,that I mightdo greatthings.
  • 5. I was giveninfirmity,that I mightdo betterthings.
  • 6. I asked for riches,that I might be happy.
  • 7. I was given poverty,that I might be wise.
  • 8. I asked for power,that I might have thepraise of men.I was given weakness,that I might feelthe need of God.
  • 9. I asked for all things,that I might enjoylife.
  • 10. I was given life,that I mightenjoy allthings.
  • 11. I got nothingI asked for –but everything Ihad hoped for.
  • 12. Almost despitemyself, my unspokenprayers wereanswered.
  • 13. I am,among men,most richlyBLESSED!
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