My Life After High School Essay

2009 Words Dec 7th, 2016 9 Pages
Back in high school, it was very typical for me to be running late to school. I was also considered to be the “lead-foot” of the family when driving so needless to say, I would only ever be a few minutes late to school, if at all. During the spring of my junior year, I was having one of those typical mornings when something caught my eye alongside the road. I immediately began to slow down for what turned out to be nothing. As I was slowing down, a big black SUV came out of nowhere and pulled right out in front of me. I slammed on the brakes and watched them disappear over the hill ahead. Right then, it hit me that if I had not slowed down any sooner, I could have been in a very serious car accident. I believe it was God hastily intervening in my life by calling my attention elsewhere and forcing me to slow down, instead of being in a possibly life threatening situation. Some people would consider this situation just a coincidence or having a lucky morning, but I knew it was a big blessing and most importantly, a God-wink moment. I do not believe in coincidences; I believe in God-wink moments which in turn have strengthened my faith in an uncountable amount of ways.
I grew up in the typical Christian household. My family went to church as often as possible and always recognized and understood that God is alive and present. I always claimed to know God, but looking back, I definitely did not know Him like I do today. God speaks to people in many ways, each way characterized…

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