Need Strength?

It’s like the anonymous poet’s profound admission:

I asked God for strength, that I might achieve; 
I was made weak, that I might learn to humbly obey.
I asked for health, that I might do greater things; 
I was given infirmity, that I might do better things. 
I asked for riches, that I might be happy; 
I was given poverty, that I might be wise. 
I asked for power, that I might have the praise of men; 
I was given weakness, that I might feel the need of God. 
I asked for all things, that I might enjoy life; 
I was given life, that I might enjoy all things. 
I got nothing that I asked for, 
But everything I had hoped for. 
I am, among all men, most richly blessed.