Is The Sun Has Risen : Not Only Because I See It? Essay

1790 Words Oct 22nd, 2015 8 Pages
Who I Am

“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.” This quote by C.S. Lewis is a fitting description of how I feel about my faith, because it is who I’ve become. Over the past few years, I wasn’t as submerged in my faith as I am now. It was as though there was a cloud over my vision, and it gradually floated away. I suppose in a way, my vision is still clearing as I continually learn more about what I believe in. The change between who I was and who I am is unbelievable, because it’s a wonder how I got from there to here. Three years ago, I was devoted to finding happiness mainly in everything besides God, such as boys or friends. That thought process caused a substantial amount of anxiety in my life. Reminiscing on that person who cried over boys and got angry over the smallest matters is so strange to me, because I don’t see how I could have ever had a different mindset than the one I have now, which revolves around God. About three years ago, I was in a place where all I wanted was a relationship. I had a strong desire to connect with someone in a romantic partnership, and to have someone who would understand me fully. My mind was in constant search mode, and I couldn’t be around boys without wondering if they were a possible partner for me. My social network was mainly girls, because I was too shy to be myself around boys, and I would get embarrassed far too easily. It would…

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