Jerry Sittser Reflection Paper

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Jerry Sittser Reflection Paper Sara Martinson When we were first asked to read this book, I was a bit skeptical of its relevancy. I figured it was going to be another self-finding book that I could just read through quick and be done with it. I was, however, pleasantly surprised at the in-depth thinking this book provided me. Sittser started with the story about how his wife, mother and daughter were all killed by a drunk driver and how it changed his life. When you hear about things like that you can understand how they would have a calling to the Lord and how those struggles make their faith grow, but I haven’t had the struggles like that ever. Sittser provided a way to connect this book to people who have gone through trials and those who haven’t been through trials. Jerry covers a wide range of topics involving overcoming obstacles, preparing for your future and not letting the past get in the way of the future. Sittser first talked about how we never know how things will turn out. He explained that even in his life when he made decisions it often ended up that he had to change things. In a conventional approach to making decisions we pray for guidance, look for signs, seek advice, read the Bible for insight and search our hearts but then the moment arrives when we must make a decision. For me, making a decision involved deciding where to go to college. One problem Jerry sees
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