The eldest brother is self righteous; the youngest brother is worldly and carnal. Sometimes, we’re both brothers in the parable, the prodigal son, and sometimes this wavering…sucks.
Have you ever felt like you were a nobody in the eyes of God? Like God viewed you as someone to overlook, someone to give scraps off His table to, someone He gives an after thought to. If you have ever felt this way, or going through a long desert period, recognize it is okay …
Sometimes, it really does feel like these rough seasons are here to stay. That there is no silver lining in sight. Your circumstances have pummeled you to the ground and you cannot find another reason to smile or go on. But I challenge you my friend, to not look beyond what you see, but to take a great harsh look at your reality. To see how the Lord God is working in your situation and how He is highlighting the unrecognized blessings in your life in new ways!
Lately, the responsibilities of my life have been doubling up and it seems like I cannot get a moment to breathe. However, the way I respond is entirely different, no longer am’I running from my fears and coping with negative practices.
I remember when I was in college and now I look back thanking God to how He shaped. I am also looking back, seeing all the mistakes I made and how they could have easily been avoided. College was experience I’d never regret. From stress to peer pressure to worry and anxiety, I’ve learned how to handle the craziness in this wonderful, but chaotic experience. Here are a few college tips!