2 Corinthians 12:7-8
So to keep me from becoming conceited because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to harass me, to keep me from becoming conceited. Three times I pleaded with the Lord about this, that it should leave me.
There are some things that may seem unfortunate in our lives. We want them to go away so bad, but can’t seem to do anything about it. Sometimes, they are there to humble us in life, keep us in check, and remind us that we cannot control everything.