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Journal Essay

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

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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).
Reflection
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.
 
Relocation
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...

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