All posts tagged: HighSchool

That age old college question: Should I study what I love or what will make me money?

Question: People always ask the question – should you go to school for your passion or for a degree that will get you a good job. Now that you’ve finished school and have had jobs throughout the entire process, what is your answer to this?

Answer: “The idea of passion has vexed me since the moment it really became important, right before college when you are finally asked to determine a major, likely for a profession which you have no right to claim passion to. Passion, as many loved to tell me, came from this vigilant search in which you are this puzzle, with a  singular answer to light the way into the dream land called, “happiness.”

If you find your passion, you won’t work a day in your life.

What if I never found my passion? What if I didn’t have a passion?

Girls Night In Retreat

The girls from St. Mathew’s high school youth group put on their annual Girls Night In Retreat. The director, a high school junior, wrote a talk about their theme, His strength is hers. I would like to thank Danielle for allowing me to share her story.   “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.” (2 Timothy 1:7) Each of you is priceless. If this is true then why are our thoughts often times filled with negativity. Thinking about how we aren’t enough or less beautiful than others. Take a moment to think about whom you associate the word ‘beautiful’ with and why do you think so. Now think about how this affects the way you see yourself. Do you still think you’re beautiful? When you think about it, how can you know the true meaning of beauty, confidence, independence etc. if you don’t have self worth? Self worth is the sense of your own value or worth as a person. This means not worrying …