It may occur when someone says something so horrible it stabs your soul. Or there’s a tragedy that shakes your life to its very foundation. Or someone dies you had always assumed would be there. While these are the moments you are tempted to prove how strong you are, they are actually the times you need to be your most real, open and vulnerable with God. And here’s why. It’s through your need that you experience God’s presence most poignantly, your weakness God’s strength most powerfully and your deepest despair God’s healing most completely.