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How to Trust God (and Not Just Your Feelings) When Switching Careers

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I sometimes wish I had a clear mandate from God, like how He had directed Abraham in no uncertain terms on where to go (Genesis 12:1–5). If only I could be as sure as Abraham, that I was going where God had planned for me to be! But I never got clear answers to my prayers. Instead, I made a decision based on what I knew and believed at that point, and asked God to see me through it. 
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4 Realities to Prepare Yourself for in the Workplace

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It’s exciting to be a part of the workforce. You’re already fantasising about your dream job, thinking of your first pay, being involved in important meetings and projects. But before you trade your beat-up sneakers for expensive leather shoes, here are some realities and truths to keep in mind as you start this new chapter in your life.
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I Quit My Job for My Mental Health

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Backstabbing colleagues. Inattentive managers. An unmanageable, ever-growing workload. These were a few of the factors that made me quit my job.

What If I Never Get My Dream Job?

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If we rewind to my high school years, my dream was to be a military pilot. It was a dream planted in me by my father. He wasn’t a pilot or even in the military, but we shared so many common interests, and watching planes was one of them.

Wait, God?! I Thought You Called Me to This?

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Ten years ago, when I was graduating high school and facing the prospect of starting college at a public university located in the middle of a cornfield in western Michigan, I had a plan. The primary issue with the Plan, (though, looking at it objectively, there are numerous), was that it was mine.

3 Anchors for When You're Coping with Change

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As a business consultant, my job specialty is emotional support consulting. I also specialize in needing emotional support consulting myself. Like my clients, when I am faced with change, I feel a combination of anger, frustration, and fear.

When the Thrill of Success Wears Off

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Again, my heart soared as I held the newspaper in my hands. And again, my excitement faded quickly. What was the problem? I started to wonder if I was in the wrong major. Was I really meant to be a writer? To think that I had it wrong terrified me. If not writing, then what?

When Life Doesn’t Go as Expected

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Who am I? What am I here for? I used to think these two great questions could be answered once, then put aside. As we prayed for direction, discovered our gifts, and pursued our passions, we would find the one big thing we were meant to do with our lives. Now I’m not so sure.

What Happens When We Forget to Pray

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The day of the interview arrived, but I woke up late and forgot to pray. The thought occurred to me . . . God may not bless my interview because I forgot to spend time with Him in the morning.