To: My sister and Father
I’ve been feeling empty. Maybe it’s because I’ve fallen into the rhythm of summer; many friends are gone for the summer and it might just be a sort of loneliness. Though mostly, I have been spiritually dry – unmotivated, uninspired, negative… until yesterday.
Out of the blue, a guy from my college church group challenged us to read the New Testament. Goal: to read the New Testament by August 25 (start of the school year).
I thought about it for a good minute… NOPE. “Is this kid crazy? We have so many things to do between now and then. Why should I do it? It’s not like anyone else is gonna do it either.”
Many of these negative thoughts came to me instantly and I didn’t consider it through prayer or think about why this challenge would be beneficial. I quickly disregarded the message and…
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