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Finding New Strength

My day has been hard. My long weekend has slipped away too quickly and now I’m cramming to finish my homework before the day is over. I’m on my third cup of coffee and the classical music I thought would calm my nerves seems to be doing the exact opposite. Reading reports, tests and Biology assignments are clogging up my brain and I’m starting to feel overwhelmed. I hear the kids outside my bedroom door fighting over who gets to use the red crayon and I’m about 10 seconds away from ripping the hair out of my head.

On top of all the assignments, noisy little kids and 30+ hours of work each week, I have what feels like a million other things pulling my heart in a different direction. It doesn’t feel good. It’s too much. After reading the same paragraph 20 times and still getting nothing, I closed my biology textbook and decided I needed to refocus. Opening my Bible and frantically hoping for a passage that promises me A’s on all my assignments, I turned page after page. By the way, there is no verse that ensures good grades in college, but I did find this:

“Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne...Continue Reading