God made every single person different on purpose. Because of how I was uniquely made, I saw that there were people that only I could reach—my friends, classmates, co-workers and family. It’s the same for you.
When I got the news that I was moving to Ohio, I was so mad at God. It was so unfair that I had to move again. I felt like I was just getting used to living in Tennessee, but now I had to pack everything up. It was so hard for me to let go of all the friends I had met.
I was constantly comforted by God’s promise that He is our refuge and strength, always willing to help in troublesome times. This He demonstrated daily to me through His Word and by the people He placed in my path
“Our senior class didn’t want to do just any class trip; we wanted to serve,” shares Catarina Falcao, a Blue Mountain Academy (BMA) 2021 graduate. “Since we couldn’t go out of the country because of COVID-19, we decided to serve in Florida.”
As I prepared for a final exam during my senior year of college, I became overwhelmed with worry about how I would do. My degree would be
in Early Childhood Education, so I sought my grandmother Helen’s guidance, since she was a retired teacher. She comforted me with this Bible verse and spoke of the many times she turned to it in times of fear. It’s been more than 20 years since this conversation, and I still hide these words in my heart.