Riley Sands

Learn more about Riley Sands and check out Riley Sands’s contributions to YMI over the years.


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.