I stumbled upon a letter I (apparently) wrote myself 4 years ago, when I was miserably trying to get into nursing school. And since it’s graduation season, I think it’s appropriate that I share a part of it.
“…I also hope you’re making a difference right now. Isn’t that the plan? Hasn’t that always been the plan? Get a good education, work hard, change the world? As someone once said, if you want to be a part of the forces of change our society so desperately needs right now, we need more than intellect and knowledge. In the heart of it are love and compassion, which will be the root of all the dreams to be transformed into action. It’s easy to lose sight of this. Please don’t. Do change the world. It’s going to be hard, but not impossible.
Pray. Pray big things. God’s listening. He’s in control. Always. Always. Always.”
To those graduating, congratulations! There is a life after undergrad, and it is freaking awesome. Scary, but exciting. Cheers to a new journey!