My Strengths And Weaknesses Of My Life

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Based on the assessments that I completed, I found that I had strengths that were new and weaknesses that I did not know existed in my life. I found spiritual gifts that I did not lie within me. Understanding these assessments will take time and guidance from the Holy Spirit. Seeing the aspect of this assessment, mad me reflect on past pains and rewards. Swenson says, “Margin was an unrecognized possession of the peoples of the past. Throughout most of the history of the world, margin existed in the lives of individuals as well as societies.” 2nd Cor. 12:9, “but he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ I will all the more gladly boast of my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may rest…show more content…
In the Spiritual Transformation Inventory, I found that my weakness was ‘Connecting to the Spiritual Community’; Uniquely You Survey exposed that I am ‘Not Compassionate’; however, the third weakness that is not on the survey, is a deeper devotion with God. “The greatest obstacle to our vocations is not our family of origin, our culture or society, the economy or our company or our religious heritage or community. Yes, all of these could be obstacles and hurdles that impede us along the way. But could it be that the greatest obstacle is looking at us in the mirror:”, Smith conveys. Connecting to the Spiritual Community surprised me as a weakness, as I am very engaged with my community. Subsequently, as I probed deeper, I am connected however, I am not open with those around me. Meaning, I will not express or show my flaws to the group. I will show strength even when I am hurting so not to show any pain or weakness. God would tell me to be more transparent in that area to let others know it’s alright to let others know when you hurt or are going through a situation. In addition, I was sure I had compassion for others. With Pastor/Shepherd as a strong gift, this was a sure fit together. Examining my life deeper, I found where I fell short. I will listen to someone explain what they are going through and once it has been explained, let’s dust off and get back in the fight. A warrior
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