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What seminary taught me

I graduated seminary two years ago today. I consider it my proudest accomplishment. It wasn’t easy. I chose Trinity Evangelical Divinity School because I knew it was a great school that was academically rigorous. And […]

The story of the time I lost a job through a “thank you” card

nationwide building

Once upon a time, I had a menial job working for a very large company. I don’t want to name names so I’ll just make something up. Let’s say the company was called “Stationwide.”

So I originally interviewed for a company who did hiring for Stanionwide and they brought me back in for a second interview. After that they said, “Thanks but we don’t like you.” (They didn’t actually say that they didn’t like me but they hired someone else). But a couple weeks later, the position opened back up and I started training. It seemed like fate.

But four weeks later, my assignment was terminated. That was really disappointing. I had never experienced anything like that before. While it wasn’t performance based or because I had done anything wrong, I was done. If you’ve never lost a job like that before, it’s rough.

Life update: I’m moving to Chicago in 19 days


I’m so excited to be moving to the Chicago area on May 20.

It’s a sudden decision and is something that, just a month and a half ago, was honestly not on my radar and that I hadn’t been considering.

This spring, I started taking graduate classes at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in their Master of Divinity program. Trinity is located in Deerfield, Illinois which is a suburb of Chicago.