Personal Reflection On My Experience In My Life

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Janae KopetJanuary 17, 2016Adult Studies Seminar Block1


As far back as I can remember, I have always had a desire to understand people and why

we do the things we do, to understand and evaluate the human condition. If I were to reflect on

an experience in my life that influenced me in this direction, I could go back to growing up

without a father and always having an awareness of how this affected my life, and the life of my

brother. I could go back to the years of spending time in Al-Anon meetings trying to understand

drug and alcohol abuse and why it had gripped my brother, and so many others, so tightly. I

could go back to when God reached down and got ahold of my heart and showed me a new

way of living, a new life to hope for,
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They sent a team of NICU nurses to fly our

granddaughter, Annelise, to the Children’s hospital at Stanford Medical Center where she spent

her eleven days of life before we had to say goodbye to her. Two granddaughters lost in a few

short months. Their parents, devastated and grieving.

Grief and loss has been, by far, the hardest thing we have ever walked through. There

are times that we have had to choose to believe in God’s word and His promises because all we

could see was utter devastation. II Corinthians 1:4 reminds us that God is, “the Father of

compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can

comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.” This is what I

hope to make of my time at Colorado Christian University. To finish my degree in Psychology so

that I might be more equipped to comfort others with the comfort that we ourselves have

received from God. God is Good. He has proven that to us. Now I hope to serve Him in the way

that He has served us, and two remember those two little girl cousins that are in heaven and

already know more of God than we can

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