The Silver Line is full of interesting characters. In my daily commute out of Dudley Square, the bus line is probably the only time I am in such close proximity to the colorful personalities that decorate my periphery.
This morning, as I was waiting for the bus, a couple stood close behind me, engaged in a vicious of verbal abuse.
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.
I’ve been so worried about this med school thing. Wait-listed at two, still waiting to hear back from one more. Before every momentous step along this process, I’ve cried out to God to provide me with the strength and faith to believe that the outcome is what he has in mind for me, that I have the humility to accept wherever I may be. But this whole thing has been so nerve-wracking, it’s hard for me to put my mind anywhere else. I’m so scared of the alternative, of failure. I need God to give me peace.
“For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:38-39