We all struggle with something. If you battle something long enough, you may start associating the struggle with your identity. We might think of the struggle as encompassing who we are as a person. You may say your bad at relationships, Instead of saying, “I made a mistake in that relationship.” Our struggle becomes who we are. Thus, creating problems in your life. Thats when depression creeps in. We start to lose hope. We might even think its never going to change; and it ends up running your life.
Don’t let the struggle become your identity. Don’t let it define who you are. And most of all don’t let it stop you from doing the work God intended you to do.
Talk it over:
What is one thing you are struggling with right now? Has it been tough to not let your struggle become your identity?