Riley Sands

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How to Grow in Faith When You Feel Stuck

In the beginning, my heart was filled with hope and enthusiasm. I prayed to God and told Him that if He wanted me back in Singapore, I would obey. However, if His will was for me to stay in the UK, that doors of opportunity would open. I continued with my job hunt and actively expanded my network in hopes of meeting a future employer. But as time went by, my hope and enthusiasm waned. My applications were rejected one after another. Even my writing submissions were declined.

I Stopped Letting Negativity Rule My Thoughts

It all started with my second rejection for a work placement. I had applied for two work placements—one with an independent publishing company and the other with the university where I was pursuing my Master’s.