Does God put the "right" desires in your heart, or does God honor desires that you made up yourself? Both. He gives you lots of good choices - and loves to see what you pick! He loves seeing the desires of YOUR heart and He loves giving you more of His goodness.
Still yourself and do this thankfulness meditation: Ask God to bring to your mind (1) situations where he gave you a good thing that you desired in your heart; and (2) situations where he put His desire in your heart and brought it to pass. You might want to journal this - and be grateful!
Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.
Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this: He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun.
Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes. Psalm 37:3-7 (NIV)
"The mind-boggling challenge comes when we realize that this One who owes us nothing has invited us into a co-laboring role in caring for all He has made through the privileged relationship of discovering His heart. As a result, the greatest gift we can give ourselves is to require that our thought life work in tandem with His goodness. Being tethered to His goodness is the most wonderful illustration of freedom and liberty possible." Bill Johnson
It is having choices (free will) that shows what is in you VIDEO (at 12 minutes)
God will even allow humans to reject God and to choose hell.
The doctrine of hell displays not merely the justice of God, but His grace as well. In hell, God makes room for those who are not interested in God. Lewis wrote, “I willingly believe that the damned are, in one sense, successful, rebels to the end; that the doors of hell are locked on the inside.”
Lewis’s sermon The Weight of Glory: Lewis writes that heaven and hell are the two possible futures that await us. It is a serious thing to live in a society of possible gods and goddesses, to remember that the dullest and most uninteresting person you talk to may one day be a creature which, if you saw it now, you would be strongly tempted to worship, or else a horror and a corruption such as you now meet, if at all, only in a nightmare.
All day long we are, in some degree, helping each other to one or other of these destinations. It is in the light of these overwhelming possibilities, it is with the awe and the circumspection proper to them, that we should conduct all our dealings with one another, all friendships, all loves, all play, all politics.
There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal. Nations, cultures, arts, civilization—these are mortal, and their life is to ours as the life of a gnat. But it is immortals whom we joke with, work with, marry, snub, and exploit—immortal horrors or everlasting splendours.
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Invite the Holy Spirit into your being. Ask God to commune with you. Then pay attention.