Life a Weblog for Young Adults
As Christians we live with this unrealistic and dangerous idea that we are supposed to know it all, believe without fail, and lead others to the same unwavering certainty. So we don’t admit our doubts out loud. We have become so protective of our fragile Christian exteriors that we have, well, lied. In turn, we have taught others to do the same.But, avoidance of doubt is anything but biblically based. One does not have to dig very deep to see that the reality of doubt, questioning, and a general lack of “the answers” is a fundamental part of this journey we call faith.
During my 26 years of existence here on Earth I have lived with a lot of different people… 18 yrs with my family, 6 yrs with college/graduate school roommates,1 yr with my current housemates, 6 months with a mentor and supervisor, and 2 yrs with Syble, the secretary from where I used to work.
In a matter of weeks, we are finally scheduled to bring our new adopted little girl, Georgia, home. We only have two pictures of Georgia… neither shows our little girl smiling. This morning, as I left home, I told my wife, “You know what I’m looking forward to? Making Georgia smile.”
Our culture has a passion for weekend breaks from the daily grind. Beginning at 5pm on Friday until midnight on Sunday, there are 55 hours in a weekend. Take this as your challenge to reclaim your work-free or school-free hours. Shake up your routine and enrich your life in these fresh ways.
Whether you are a recent college graduate or a restless young adult in the middle of a misfit career, you may feel the itch to start a new job search. Remember that you and the other applicants start at the same level ground. Here’s some help to push you ahead of the competition.