I told them that it felt really overwhelming and heavy and that, honestly, it made me want to crawl into my closet and sleep for a long time, away from the pressure life whispers after graduating that says, what are you going to do with your life now?
Bookmarks I’ve saved in the notes on my phone, random blog posts I’ve stumbled upon that made my day brighter, music that echoes my own heart, books I’ve recently finished (or am still reading) and really admired, and more!
There’s a part of me that embraces change. I’m itching for a new thing, and while buying a new ivory sweater will calm that itch for a moment, it returns when I see thunderclouds over the trees in my backyard, and my fingers drum on the porch railing in anticipation.
It’s really easy for me to make “Jesus was perfect” synonymous with “Jesus never had to deal with annoying human stuff.” But he did. What if I’m not meant to rebel so fiercely to what is ordinary throughout my day?