A lot of people quote it, but I’m not sure how many actually understand it. I didn’t, until I actually lived it for myself.
I didn’t truly understand until I’d been diagnosed with a life-altering illness. Until I had absolutely no more spoons. Until I was called to spend more than I had – of energy, strength, life.
We probably all know the back story: the great apostle Paul had been given some sort physical affliction, from which he desperately sought deliverance from God.
Have you ever been there? Maybe it’s not a physical problem; maybe it’s the loss of a loved one, or loss in some other area. Have you ever been to that point of face-down heart-pleading before God to deliver you from some heavy, life-altering trial?
That’s where Paul was…
Head over to Finding Purpose in the Pain to read the rest! I’m guest posting today, and I’ll be a regular contributor each month. I want to share more about my daily struggle with chronic illness through my contributions there, and I pray that you will find them a blessing and encouragement.
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