Here's the deal, straight up: I leave in seven days and I have cried every day for a week and I don't see the end of that in sight.
I could tell you every single God story of how He brought me here, to be a completely scatterbrained individual with a tried and true acceptance letter sitting in front of me, but I won't. He has been so faithful through all of this, through every doctors appointment, every deep spiritual question on the application, the time that I realized this trip was $3000 less than I expected, and even every conversation of people wanting to support my trip, I'm so thankful.
Last Thursday though, it hit me, and it hit me hard. I'm over here stressing, getting all proud of myself, what God's going to do through me, months and years down the road. But Thursday, the reality hit. He's doing stuff, big things, in and through me, here, now.
I hear all these stories of people saying "Well, why did God make sin?" "Why did God make pain?" "Why is God putting me through this pain?" I wanted to take some time to dig into this, so that maybe those who have these thoughts, will better understand, it's not of God for you to sin… Continue reading And it was GOOD.