it is contrary to our natural logic that God would choose to use the foolish and the weak to show himself to be wise. We have difficulty seeing how God is praised through our insufficiencies
A man’s weakness is his family and a woman’s is her child
That voice that cries out doesn’t have to be a weakling’s does it?
Lord, may the pain be ours, And the weakness that it brings, But at least give us the strength, Of not showing it to anyone!
Getting weak is easy. It’s staying strong that makes you.
Don’t confuse one leader’s bluster for muster or another leader’s meekness for weakness.
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.
People with weaknesses get killed by the people who lack them. Notice I’m not dead.
We feel fighting for dominance actually shows weakness. It’s much harder to hold back the wolf than to let it have free rein.
Well, but you affirm that virtue is only elicited by temptation; – and you think that a woman cannot be too little exposed to temptation, or too little acquainted with vice, or anything connected therewith – It must be, either, that you think she is essentially so vicious, or so feeble-minded that she cannot withstand temptation, – and though she may be pure and innocent as long as she is kept in ignorance and restraint, yet, being destitute of real virtue, to teach her how to sin is at once to make her a sinner…