College Admissions Essay: A Turning Point

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A Turning Point Have you ever been so overwhelmed with life that you feel like you're on your own, and have no one to turn to? Or have you ever been caught in a situation where you knew you were doing wrong, however you still continued to do it anyways? Well I was caught up in both of these situations. I found myself contemplating where to go, and what to do. It was a very quiet night. I lay in bed with no distractions, yet my head was overflowing with thoughts. It was in that moment that I realized I cannot do anything on my own. I realized I needed God more than ever, so I began to pray. I prayed, "God, I am going through a lot right now, and I need you more than ever."
As I prayed, I felt him speak to me saying, "I am here for you,
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He still shows me daily that he is, and always will be there. I can rely on God for strength and knowledge during times when I have no clue where to turn. There are still times where I stray away and I start doing things that are not pleasing to God. When I find myself in these situations, I often go back to the day I decided I would get right with God again. That day always brings back a sense of peace, and a desire to follow God the way I should. That special moment always brings me back to think about all of the other hard times God has gotten me through. It helps me find reassurance that He will always be there no matter the time or place. This night was incredibly important to me because it helped me to realize that I cannot do anything on my own. It showed me that I need Him in my life even if everything is going completely right; He can change any situation in the blink of an eye. I was burdened with the thought of not living right, and I decided that night to change everything that was unpleasing to Him. I changed my ways and started living the way He would want me to live. I relied on God for answers, and for Him to help me find understanding and peace through all the hard times I might
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