- Carmilla Williams was diagnosed with endometriosis last year
- She had to undergo surgery and endured pain
- However, she overcame all that and has been named Teacher of the Year
A woman in the US has shared an inspiring story of how she has overcome pain and surgery caused by endometriosis to emerge as Teacher of the Year.
Carmilla Williams shared her story on Because of Them We Can's Facebook page.
She said she was first diagnosed with endometriosis last year and had to go to surgery. However, the pain returned and she had to check into hospital five times in one school year.
Despite the pain and stress of having to manage work and her incurable illness, she persevered and kept faith in God.
She said: "Somehow, in God's infinite wisdom, he saw my heart. While I constantly complained to those around me about how I was underperforming at work, God saw my heart."
She has now won her region's Teacher of the Year Award. However, she wasn't sharing her story to brag about her title but to encourage others with similar conditions.
She said: "It's a post to brag about the grace and mercies of God. His purpose for our lives and perfect love for us will ALWAYS surpass our struggles and suffering. Every. Single. Time. His strength is perfected in our weaknesses."
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