2. My Power (control)
-We crave control, but on this journey to pursue healthier relationships, we must recognize that we can’t control others
-Paul’s reminder to “be completely humble and gentle” should remind us of the posture of Jesus (Philippians 2)
-Understanding the nuances of the Greek word for patience is important; one scholar defined it as “the power to take revenge, but never doing so"
“Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in your mind.” David G. Allen
-You can practice patience, or you can seek control, but you can’t do both