Just thinking

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Hello. I’m just thinking:

If Job lived in the 21st century, his life might be like this:

He would lose his job. All his kids would die in a car crash on his first son’s thirtieth birthday. And while still grieving, he would discover he had cancer. Then his wife would file for divorce.

But he would keep his faith in God. Peaceful within, hopeful without. And of course, he would not stop attending church – he would keep teaching Sunday school and counselling young people.

Nah! Not me.

I readily stab my daily devotion on exam week. A little headache keeps me away from church on Sunday. A bad day at work makes me cranky the rest of the day.

Yet, I claim to have the same (and I’ve dared to say greater!) faith in God as those of old.

Seriously! Who am I kidding?

Maybe I have something, but it’s surely not faith.

But you know – I’m just thinking,

Toluwamini

Author: Toluwanimi

Toluwanimi believes young people can do great things with their lives. “Give them wings; watch them soar,” He always says. He is a physician by training and a budding behavioral scientist with a keen interest in child and adolescent health and development. Having worked with teenagers for over a decade, he loves to study and practice evidenced-based methods of inspiring positive behavioral change. His current project, GrandHeights, aims to provide resources and mentorship connections that inspire and empower young people to realize their life’s full potential despite negative circumstances around them. He plans to develop an establishment that will conduct research, develop effective strategies that will impart hope, empowerment, and refuge for youth and families in at-risk situations. He also believes creativity can be a transformative tool and through his start-up, Missionary Creatives, he helps nonprofits tell their stories and develop strategies to drive growth.

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