A student came by to see me in my office yesterday. She poked her head inside and said, “You said I could come talk to you about anything, right?”
“Sure. Come on in.”
She sat in the empty chair next to the round table and poured her heart out about how she wasn’t sure she should be here. She talked about how she went home this weekend and had such a good time with her friends, just listening to music and dancing the way they used to. She told me she thinks about leaving school and just going home to be with her friends.
But then she said, “I know God wants me here.” And we talked about that. We talked about how she has a lot to contribute to this campus and how He has clearly led her here. We talked about how things at home wouldn’t be the same, even if she did leave and head back to her old neighborhood.
Things are just different now.
All of a sudden I realized her problem.Read More