God is not opposed to us havingLifebook Online Review a better life. Jesus came to give us abundant life (John 10:10). But is God's number one goal to keep us happy, content, overly-fed and constantly satisfied? If this was what prayer gained, we would never desire heaven.
Jesus promises us problems in this life. He promises us we will be offended by people. He says we will suffer. We all have hurts, heartaches, setbacks fears and doubts.
We think our faith should influence God to change these things Jesus promised us that we don't like, so we don't have to endure them, and so earth becomes more like heaven. We don't usually see this happen.