|2 12:9-10 |
But he [Jesus] said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ's sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong. (NIV)
What a great verse for me to hold on to! There are many lessons God is teaching me.
I am feeling impatient. I know right, shocking if you know me well! I want this to be over. I want to be in control once again. There's another lesson for me to learn-not having to control things all the time. Ok God, I believe you are using this to change me. Bring it on!
I can't believe how debilitating this is. How lonely. How painful. I have found some good blogs written by others who suffer from depression. Many of them know how to put into words how they are feeling much better than I can. Peter Stone wrote this poem;