…therefore, in order to keep me from becoming conceited, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he 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
2 Corinthians 12:7-10
I’ve no doubt that my mental illness is my “thorn in my flesh.” The depression, the anxiety, the mood swings….all of it.
I posted about my “thorn” a few years ago and decided to “reblog” it, if you will. This “thorn” is what keeps me…
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