Life Reflection Paper

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Have you ever found yourself asking God to take you out of a rough season of your life? Your prayer may even look something like this “God, get me out of this mess.” We get consumed with our distress that we often miss the development. I will speak more on our personal and leadership development in the next blog. When was the last time you found yourself in a season of distress? For some of you reading this you are in that season right now. Guess what? You are not alone. I have been in a season of distress for the last several months.
It seems like every time I turn around I enter a season of life that leaves me baffled, angry and frustrated. This distress cycle of my life has been a huge learning curve for me. When I stepped into this period I became depressed, broken, and lost. I felt as though I was in a great position to begin fulfilling Gods destiny over my life, but then out of nowhere I found myself out of the ministry and jobless. How could this be? I prayed thoroughly over this job and I felt I was to step into this position. Maybe I heard God wrong, this happens occasionally or maybe God needed teach me something new. I must think that it was Gods purpose to pull me out for the sole purpose that I needed to learn something new.
But, what could I possibly learn? I have been a pastor for several years, I graduated with my M.DIV (Mater’s of Divinity), and I have been a spiritual mentor for many people. Well, there is one thing I know and that is

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