Tarshish Analysis

I would identify as a young adult in some areas and parent in others. Firstly, I will state that I did not want to pursue this degree. Indeed, the Lord has a sense of humor. Every time this pathway opened, I would plead like Jonah to find someone else,
But Jonah rose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to Tarshish. So he paid the fare and went down into it, to go with them to Tarshish, away from the presence of the LORD. (Jonah 1:3)
However, no matter how much I ran the same crossroads would reappear. Finally, I capitulated and currently, I travel not knowing what exactly the Lord has in mind for me. Each course, I collect gives me a reflection on my unique life experiences and how they all seem to converge to this. The questions that I ask myself follow more like the parent level questions. I want to help this person, organizing prayer, organizing events to help the poor
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In the sphere of our relationship with God, God states, “You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me.” (Exodus 20:5) God desires us to be totally devoted to him alone. The one large area that I need to surrender to Christ is my call to the ministry, God has not illuminated my path forward so I do not know where I go. I apperceive that I will not like it. However, God has revealed to numerous events in my life and how they all converge on this road. It leaves me slightly awestruck. I am senior manager at a brokerage, I co-own a second-hand store, and I assist in various ministries and then there is school. School has evaporated most of my free time and in way equates to a large sacrifice and

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