They gave our Master a crown of thorns. Why do we ask for a crown of roses?
Often, we ask God to bless us with the things that WE want. The next time you get that urge, ask Him what HE wants. Ask for His will to be done in your life and you will truly be blessed.
“Abba, Father,” he said, “everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.”