How to Know God’s Will

Young people today are inundated with choices. I once took a graduate psychology class, and the professor talked about a new phenomena called the ‘quarter life crisis’. No longer do we have just the mid-life crisis. Oh, no. Supposedly when you hit the age of 25, you face the possibility of a “crisis of choices”. Think about it: today’s world presents young people with a plethora of options: studying abroad, internships, graduate school, working overseas, teaching English in another country,  marriage questions, dating questions, missions, etc.

Amidst all of these options, one defining question surpasses them all. Everyone wants to know: What does God want for me?  Do I major in Political Science or Business? Do I attend graduate school or do an internship? Do I marry this person or not?  Do I move to Thailand or stay in the U.S.?

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The World’s Best Bucket List – Hands Down

This past week, I asked a bunch of my girlfriends in my singles ministry if they had a bucket list. Most had a version of such an ambition, even if it wasn’t titled ‘bucket list’. I was incredibly inspired in hearing their responses, as it reminded me that living fully does not require a) a huge budget b) plane tickets  or c) a personal calendar filled with events.

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