What do you see in this picture?
All three are correct, except Tilly and Captain play like this All. The. Time.
Perhaps you identify with an oppressive force keeping you flat on your back. Maybe you identify with being the Top Dog, going after your problems with ferocity.
No matter where you are in the fight, we all do battle, either with a person or a situation, through our own poor choices or just innocently living our lives. Problems are impossible to avoid - it's part of living.
How do you handle your battle? We need to be honest with our feelings, as slapping a false front can be insincere. At the same time, we need to work toward living above the tough circumstances. Sure, that may sound good and noble, but is it possible? For me, I can only do so by acknowledging that without God's help and power, I can't do it. Left to my own devices, I wallow in self-pity, becoming angered easily, an impatient mess.
Today submit to God your struggle. Admit that it's too much - that it's awful. Ask for the strength of God's mighty hand. Ask for redemption. The important thing is that you ask.
but also, getting to a place where we can live above our