Journal Here I Am: Thirty Years After Graduating High School

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Garcia.Session1.Journal Here I am, thirty years after graduating high school. As I grew older, I often wondered what happened to the young girl that was so full of dreams and intentions. I thought I could change the world. I did very well in my professional life at around 28 years old and was financially responsible. I was proud of myself and felt as if I accomplished alot at a very young age. I wondered if I needed to further my education afterall. Life was pretty good and if you 're doing financially well, then what would be the purpose of going back to college. I was a Regional Director for the company I worked for and had 14 offices under me. I bought a nice home on 5 acres and always drove a new vehicle. I lived a very …show more content…
I am now living my dream and have my daughter with me. She will not make the same mistakes that I did because she knows to always depend on God before anything else. I plan on majoring in Psychology and I hope to be able to counsel others in hopes of making a difference. I know that God has put me in this path for a very specific reason and I will succeed for HIS glory and not for mine. I will get an education and and have a career for His Kingdom and not for myself. I now understand why I failed in my endeavors. I was doing all I could for myself even though I thought I could be a blessing to others. I know the difference of living day to day for Jesus and living without His direction. How pointless all things were in the past. To have lived and worked so hard to basically end up with nothing in the end, without a job, a foreclosure and a repossession. As I read the "Getting to know you" discussions, I realized how many of us have a story to tell and how their journey has brought them back to education and more importantly to Jesus. We have a very clear perspective and new direction to serve His Kingdom. We are all passing thru and making the best of it that we possibly can. The biggest difference now is that

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