If You Are Overwhelmed, Drained, Stressed Or Hurt, It's Time To Look To God To Be The Constant You Need In Your Life
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If You Are Overwhelmed, Drained, Stressed Or Hurt, It's Time To Look To God To Be The Constant You Need In Your Life

Looking for something steady in a sea of chaos?

If You Are Overwhelmed, Drained, Stressed Or Hurt, It's Time To Look To God To Be The Constant You Need In Your Life

I'm a firm believer that some of the most growth you will ever see happens in the four short years we call college. You'll be challenged for your beliefs and opinions. You'll be challenged intellectually and emotionally. College will demand of your time, your attention, and your effort. You will see a shift in friends over the years and if you're lucky you'll see a couple steady, lifelong friends. But nothing is ever really constant and consistent in college. And you'll always find yourself searching for a "pick me up" to get you through the week.

That's where God comes into play.

As a college athlete, I'm constantly drained - emotionally, physically, and mentally.

More than just my college classes and clubs/groups are demanding my time and attention. My sport is too. And for those of you involved in a variety of things on campus, I'm sure you can relate. As a result of being drained, it's much easier to lose your emotions, aka it's much easier for you to break into tears in 0.5 seconds or get down on yourself or overwhelmed over the littlest things.

That's where God comes into play.

Us humans are always looking for a steady. A constant. We want something that we can depend on and always turn to. And us college humans are especially in need of not only a constant but also a "pick me up" or a promise that there is a purpose to the struggles and failures and letdowns we experience daily.

Good news is, there's an easy fix to this desire for consistency and fulfilled promises - a couple minutes a day with God.

When you're overwhelmed or tired - pick up the Bible and dwell on the words. Jot down some notes. Get lost in something constant for once. When you're in need of a little encouragement, maybe play a Christian song instead of Post Malone (although his music is good, it's not necessarily the most re-grounding, inspiring music). Pay attention to the words of the song. Maybe they apply directly to your life right now.

God is so so important in the lives of those who are overwhelmed, drained, stressed, hurt, or seeking steadiness in their lives.

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