We Get Exactly What We Pray For

One afternoon, one girlfriend called another. “Hey girl, long time no hear! What’s up?”“Nothing.”“Nothing? If nothing why sound so down?”“I’m pregnant.”“Pregnant?!!! But that’s great! You asked God for a baby and look, He’s given it to you! How cool is that?”“Yes, but that was before ...”“Like … before what exactly?”“Well before I started night classes at university in February and before I found out I have to act in Karen’s position while she is on extended leave. I don’t have any time for a baby now!”“Well, did you tell God you’d have to get back to Him about the baby? Maybe He was confused …”“Look, let me call you back; you're so not helping me …” ...more