It’s hard to believe sometimes, but I actually have an idea of what I’ll be doing for the next 3 years! o.O
The rest of my summer-into-fall timeline looks like this:
On August 25, I finish my training and officially begin work as on-call staff at a Salvation Army women’s shelter.
On August 27, I attend training to work at a charter school in Koreatown as an Instructional Aide (fancy way of saying TA).
On September 15, I start work “full-time” Monday – Friday 7a-1p at the charter school.
On September 25, I start taking classes for the Masters in Social Work program at CSULA, Tuesdays & Saturdays.
After I graduated from Fuller in 2010, my life has been in constant transition, and life got even crazier & unpredictable when I got back from India last November, but I’m finally looking at a nice “plateau” of sorts now, with the prospect of some stability & routine in life… *sigh of relief* I never thought I’d be so relieved to commit to something that’s… predictable, and in a real sense, limiting my options for how I spent my time/energy, but I think it’s because I’m making decisions from a place where I’m pretty clear on what I want for myself in life now – yay, being 30+ has its benefits!
I’ve often felt like I’m a late bloomer, taking longer than my peers to figure out who I am, what I want/need, what I’m going to do with my life… but I’m finding that it’s not a bad thing, this wild, adventurous journey I’ve been on in life, and thank the Lord, I’m able to be grateful for almost all that has happened to me, with me, in me, up until now. (People who know my testimony know what the “almost all” means, hehe~)
I read a romantic greeting card today that read, “It hasn’t always been rainbows and butterflies, but I wouldn’t have it any other way…” and I have to say that I feel that way not only about my current dating relationship w/my beloved LS, but also about my journey through life with God. What a wonderful blessing and gift it is to be able to feel & say that!
Tonight my prayer is:
Lord, I want to know You more as you lead me in Your way. Thank you, Jesus, for walking me step-by-step, let me be filled with Your Spirit so I can abide in You all the more. Thank you for loving me, God, You are such a good & faithful Father, te amo, Padre Santo!