I think it is safe to say that at one time or another we all go through a period of resistance towards God. A period where we think we know best and try to accomplish things alone. I have been in this place for quite some time now.
About three months ago I came off the mission field I had been on for 11 months. To say the transition back home was hard would be an understatement. After living every single day for almost a year completely surrendered to whatever God had for me, you would think coming home would not change a thing. However, the stress of needing to find a job, fitting back into society, and needing to have similar interests with those around me were too much to handle on my own. But for some reason I chose to. I chose to alienate myself from God during this transition instead of clinging to Him for help and strength to get through it. (more…)