"The key is acceptance of myself as I am, not as I wish I were. Not in comparison to anyone else. I can accept myself - delight in myself - because, the Bible tells me, God made me for Himself, and can use all the particulars of my history for good. The very things I like least about myself, indeed, may be those He values most."
For days, we tried everything to help her regain the ability to eat solid food. Time was running out. If she didn't take in nutrition normally, we'd be forced to bring her to the urgent care.
This is not what I planned to write about. But sometimes life throws a curve ball.
Nothing humbles me quicker than when I'm unable to control a situation. I feel utterly helpless.
I no longer reached for the record. I shoved the emotions down deep. Until they burst out as anger.
Why did You make me this way, God? Why aren't You fixing the trouble here at home? Don't You care? Where are You?!