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2 Corinthians 12:7-107 Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment meto keep me from exalting myself! 8 Concerning this I implored the Lord three times that it might leave me. 9 And He has said to me, My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness. Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me. 10 Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christs sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.

IntroductionJeffrey Allen GarrettBorn October 4th 1987 at Bradley Memorial2nd of 8 kidsAttended Valley View Elementary SchoolTrewhittLakeforest Middle School

6th Grade

The First Flight

BCHS class of 2006

Blessed with the ability to start taking pilot lessonsGod has always given me the drive to perform my absolute best in anything that I start. Job 1:8-11The transition to the United States Air Force Academy.

Garden of the Gods

God is in control.Psalms 37:4 Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.7 Feb 2009Fell a little over 5 storiesHad 4 contusionsBroke 53 bones, including:3 breaks in my back with a partially severed spinal cord.Aug 2009 Began classes at Lee University9 April 2012Permanently retired from the Air Force/military.5 May 2012Graduated from Lee University with a BS in Mathematics.

Whats Next?2. Philippians 3:13 Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead7 July 2012: Hired to teach at Walker Valley High-teaching students Algebra 1-wanting to be a living example for everyone I come into contact with.http://www.walkervalleyhigh.com/