No Need to Pull Strings

"You must have pulled some strings!" remarked one of my high school teachers as I gleefully packed my belongings. She just couldn't believe I had been to my first lecture at a well-known English university that very morning.

"No, there was no string pulling," I answered quietly. Inwardly I smiled at how it had worked out for me to leave high school and start my college education, all on the same day. I knew it had happened as a result of my better understanding of God's loving care.

I'd gone back to school that autumn in a very dejected frame of mind. It was frustrating to spend an extra year in high school only because I was too young to enter college. Here I was with all the qualifications for college—enduring another year of high school.

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A Message to God
May 14, 1977

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