I believe that one of the hardest things to do is to ask for help or guidance, especially from the ones you’re close to. We spend so much time trying to hold it all together and figure things out on our own in hopes of hiding how we truly feel. I did this for so long, only to realize that I was setting myself up for destruction.
After failing over and over, I finally decided to seek help. I took the first step and asked Linsey and Justin to be my mentors. I look up to the both of them for many different reasons, one being that I admire the way they share God’s word and speak life into others.
Finding a mentor (or mentors) is something I recommend for everyone. If there is someone you look up to, who has experience in areas you need help in or want to learn about, and who enjoys seeing you succeed, ask them to be your mentor. Those are the people who are able to teach, train, and guide you in the path you want to walk.
Having these two amazing people in my life has been more than I could ever ask for. I can confide in them regardless of whatever I’m going through, and they continue to selflessly help me; whether that means taking time out of their schedules to meet with me, listen to me vent, or even praying for me as I’m going through a tough season.
I know that I’m not an easy person to help. I’m stubborn, hard headed, and I put up walls to shut everyone out. These two have been so patient with me, staying and continuing to help when so many others would have already walked away. I am so thankful that God has put these two in my life. There are no other words or actions that could even begin to express my gratitude for all they have helped me with.
Linsey and Justin, even if I tell both of you this all the time, I’ll say it again: don’t ever think that your good works go unnoticed. I’m just one of many people that you have influenced. I’ve seen how so many others look up to you just as I do. Keep seeking God and keep speaking life into others. I know God has so much more in store for the both of you.