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Darbi's Journey

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Finally, I need to be aware of what orientation Darbi is used to, such as a being or doing orientation. Since she is consistently working and setting goals for herself, Darbi would represent a person who has a doing orientation. In order for me to connect with her on this cultural value, I need to make sure she feels affirmed and let her know that I love her even though we share different views. It is critical that Darbi understands that she is not hated due to her lifestyle choices and that God loves her no matter what. I also need to give Darbi a challenge if she becomes interested in the gospel. This is how I believe people with doing orientations work, they need to see that something is actually being accomplished, therefore, a bible study or other Christian friends…show more content…
However, when I was seventeen, I went through a serious depression that lasted about a year and a half. During this time in my life, I was led astray and lost my hope in God. I truly hated Him for what He had put me through at that point in life and I wished that I had grown up not knowing or believing in Him. My mom sent me to multiple different counselors who tried to help me get out of the deep hole that I had put myself into. No one seemed to be helping me and the longer I was stuck in this depression, the farther away from God I became. Life without God was extremely difficult, people make it seem so fun and exciting to live against God’s will, however, coming from a person who has lived on both sides of the fence, it was awful. I never was happy, I could only focus on myself and never on other people, and when I did sin, I never felt fulfilled, just regret. It was not until I got to college that I truly found God again. I remembered why I had worshiped Him since I was four and why I needed to follow
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