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dc.contributor.authorTaylor, Zacharyen_US
dc.date.accessioned2019-02-21T04:33:48Z
dc.date.available2019-02-21T04:33:48Z
dc.date.issued2017-02-09
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/33376
dc.descriptionThis article was originally published in The Prophet -- a journal created by and for the students at the Boston University School of Theology (BUSTH) to amplify the voices of STH students by promoting and sharing a range of perspectives on matters of concern including, but not limited to, spiritual practices, faith communities and society, the nature of theology, and current affairs. It serves as a platform for STH students to share their academic work, theological reflections, and life experiences with one another and the wider community.en_US
dc.description.abstract"Personally, I find myself wondering how God will use me in my brokenness. It isn’t easy to wake up in the morning and not feel anxious even though I shouldn’t be anxious about anything. My day is always structured, and if I keep to that structure, then I avoid any chance of having a panic attack. However, as I become more aware of my suffering, and see that it isn’t an inherent flaw, but a problem with how my brain is wired, then I’m content to know that God will be with me in my time of trial – in my weakness, fear, and trembling. Every time I walk out the door to go to class or to run daily errands, I’m taking a risk – a risk to put myself into an uncomfortable situation that exposes me to dark memories from my childhood, and I retreat into myself, for fear of public embarrassment, into the murky depths of my mind, where I feel the safest... " [EXCERPT]en_US
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dc.publisherBoston University School of Theologyen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesThe Prophet
dc.rightsCopyright 2017 BU Prophet. All rights reserved. Reproductions, with appropriate citation and credit, may be made for nonprofit educational classroom use. Requests for reprinting or republication for other noncommercial, educational purposes may be addressed to the editor of BU Prophet. Revision or editing of this content, the creation of derivative works, posting on websites containing advertising, and all other commercial uses require the express written consent of Boston University.en_US
dc.subjectAnxietyen_US
dc.subjectSufferingen_US
dc.subjectOvercomingen_US
dc.subjectMental healthen_US
dc.subjectSpiritual wellnessen_US
dc.titleThe power of weaknessen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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