God hasn’t called you to be independently strong, but to know the blessing of being dependently strong. God hasn’t promised to unleash his power to deliver your dreams to you, but he has promised to give you everything you need, to be what you’re supposed to be and to do what’s he’s called you to do. God doesn’t promise you a trial free life. No, what he promises you is even better, he promises you himself.

(Paul David Tripp)