"Sometimes when you’re hurting and you’re suffering, all you think about is getting out of it," says Anne Graham Lotz. "Your prayers are all geared to ‘Lord, deliver me. Get me out of this.’"

Stop fighting the suffering, and submit to God’s will for it. God has a purpose for you right now, based on all that you have experienced up to this moment. Wait patiently on God, and continually seek His will for you.

"For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us" (Romans 8:18 nasb).

Lord, I surrender to the suffering. What do You want me to do? I give the glory to You. Amen.