Wake Up Call

Dear God:

Why didn’t you save the school children at ?.

Bath, Michigan 1927
Houston, TX 1959
Moses Lake , Washington 2/2/96
Bethel , Alaska 2/19/97
Pearl , Mississippi 10/1/97
West Paducah , Kentucky 12/1/97
Stamp, Arkansas 12/15/97
Jonesboro , Arkansas 3/24/98
Edinboro , Pennsylvania 4/24/98
Fayetteville , Tennessee 5/19/98
Springfield , Oregon 5/21/98
Richmond , Virginia 6/15/98
Littleton , Colorado 4/20/99
Taber , Alberta , Canada 5/28/99
Conyers , Georgia 5/20/99
Deming , New Mexico 11/19/99
Fort Gibson , Oklahoma 12/6/99
Santee , California 3/ 5/01
El Cajon , California 3/22/01 and
Blacksburg, Virginia 4/16/07?

Sincerely,

Concerned Student
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Oh The Potential

Looking at life after college now that I am “officially” a graduate can be sometimes overwhelming. With my college years complete and all the potential ahead of me, there seems to be only one question that I find is resounding in my head. Many of us find ourselves asking “where will I find a job? What do I do now? Do I go back to school? ” With all of these potential questions that would seem very normal for a fresh college graduate to have I seem to find myself asking quite another question that many of us have not yet considered to ask. It is a very important question to consider and I felt it necessary to discuss. “Where will you have me go God and How do You want me to accomplish this?”  Continue reading…

Counting on God

On my drive to work this morning I put in a CD into my CD player. The very first song that came on was a great reminder of where I am. The CD was Counting on God by New Life Worship. This was a CD that I picked up when I was visiting the New Life church out in Colorado Springs while I was out at the Focus Leadership Institute last fall.

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The Journey

As I look back on the past year I can see that it has been a long journey getting here to Focus Leadership Institute.  It all started during my junior year of college (Jan 2008). I was working a full-time job at a local IT-Consulting company in the area, while pulling a full load of classes at UNC-Charlotte. I worked my way through school and worked very hard juggling both roles.  I knew that I wanted to take a break and get away from things for a little while and had thought about going back home after I graduated. My mom had heard about the Institute on the radio and thought it would be good for me to attend.

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