Anti Essays offers essay examples to help students with their essay writing.

Sign Up

Journal Essay

  • Submitted by: esor85
  • on February 26, 2013
  • Category: History
  • Length: 433 words

Open Document

Below is an essay on "Journal" from Anti Essays, your source for research papers, essays, and term paper examples.

To be a successful déjà vu person, you may not keep everyone around you happy. In fact, if you are successful in life, you are guaranteed not to! (Cloud, 2004. 233).
I have several dreams in my heart that I want to see fulfilled before I die.  One of them is to be an accomplished musician.  The two other dreams that I have are to write a novel and possibly become a professor at a seminary, or a part of a bible translation team.  Specifically, I would like to be on a team that creates a study bible which includes both the Greek Old Testament and Greek New Testament.  I am fully devoted to loving the Lord with all of my mind as well as my heart.  However, I have often been misinterpreted by my fellow brothers and sisters in Christ because of my inquisitive nature.  As I combine that with my insecurities, I’ve discovered that I’ve lived a lot of my life for other people.  Out of a fear of rejection, I’ve often gone out of my way to make others happy.  The ironic part is that I have often tried to impress people that could care less about me either way! But all that is over with.  I finally understand that the only person’s approval I need is the approval of Christ Jesus.  And there is nothing I can do to earn the love of God, nor is there anything I can do that would cause me to be shunned by the Lord.  Therefore, if he has placed certain dreams in my heart, I must pursue them.
Daily, I will reflect on Psalm 139.  The scriptures declare that I am fearfully and wonderfully made.  Therefore, God has to have a plan in mind for me.  So I must rely on the Lord and trust in him.  There is no alternative for me.  Also, I have been meditating on passages in Romans 8, which say that nothing can separate me from the love of Christ.  Since nothing can separate me from the love of Christ, I will cling to his love.  My prayer has also been for the Lord to perfect my love for him, because I still have a lot of fear when it comes to fully...

Show More


MLA Citation

"Journal". Anti Essays. 19 Feb. 2019


APA Citation

Journal. Anti Essays. Retrieved February 19, 2019, from the World Wide Web: https://www.antiessays.com/free-essays/Journal-414672.html