“Jonah was greatly displeased and became angry that God did not carry out the evil he threatened against Nineveh.” (JON 4: 1-2)
It sounds crazy, but we will use God to achieve our plans if we only could. This is a main problem with today’s civilization—it is utilitarian. We are used and we use others. When we look for spouses, we look for somebody who can make us happy; when our relationship is in crisis, we look for divorce and new partners, because we have a right to be happy, etc. Fortunately, God knows better and can protect us even before we can protect ourselves.
“You have received a spirit of adoption as sons through which we cry: Abba! Father!” (Gospel Acclamation
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