This is not mine! I came across it when I was reading some time ago. I also cannot remember the author anyways ENJOY!
I asked God to take away my pride and God said NO he said it was not for him to take away but for me to give it up.
I asked God to make my handicapped child whole and God said NO he said her spirit was whole her body was only temporary.
I asked God to grant me patience and God said NO he said patience is a by-product of tribulation it is not granted it is earned.
I asked God to give me happiness and God said NO he said he gives me blessings, happiness comes to me
I asked God to spare me pain and God said NO he said suffering draws you apart from worldly cares and brings you close to him
I asked God to make my spirit grow and God said NO he said I must grow on my own but he prune me to make me fruitful.
I asked God for all these that I may enjoy life and God said NO he will give me life that I may enjoy all things
I asked God to help me love others as much as he loves me and God said AH! FINALLY YOU HAVE THE IDEA