“Everything happens for a reason” may seem cliche but it’s so true.
I was ready to graduate then go off to school and I ended up becoming very ill. As my senior year was coming to an end, I graduated in a hospital 3 days before my actual graduation. I was told by my doctors that I wouldn’t be able to attend college right away. During that break I realized the college I was set to go to was too far from my family and doctors. Later on that season I came across an ad for a college a lot closer to home and my medical team. I clicked the ad, applied, and got accepted. I went there, CPC, the following semester and became born again in Christ at the campus’s christian ministries.
I joined an amazing play, met phenomenal people, found a new church home, all because I attended this school…
yet I still wasn’t sure if that was where I wanted to be. I took off for the summer term, applied to a new school, got accepted and before I knew it my grandmother was severely ill. As August appeared I kept hearing God tell me to stay at cpc. I kept dismissing this feeling and I didn’t want to hear input, even from God.
Acouple weeks later I received an email from cpc asking me to come back. Shocked and feeling relieved, I was able to be with my Mom’mom in her final days, and still continue to be with my family in our time of grief.
My point to this lengthy post is that not only does everything happen for a reason, but God doesn’t give you more than you can handle. We are blessed and our mistakes/misfortunes should be received as life lessons and wisdom.
If you’re reading this and ever need someone to talk to about going to school I’m always here, adulting is stressful and confusing but you’ve got this.♡
– Tiara Leigh Hall