Worried about your future?

Originally appeared online in the teen series Trending -  July 18, 2023.

It was time to think about college. But I felt lost. I’d filled my schedule with sports, school, and other activities for years, so I always knew what was coming next. Now I didn’t. 

My worries followed me into the summer, when I was working as a counselor-in-training (CIT) at a camp for Christian Scientists. I couldn’t stop thinking about where I was going to go to college, and I was also focused on my upcoming soccer season. I was so distracted by these concerns that it took a toll on my ability to participate in activities at camp. 

One day, I felt so unhappy that I thought I wouldn’t be able to continue working at camp. But then something popped into my head that my mom had always told me when I felt out of place or homesick: With God, I would always be in my right place. And if something seems like it’s not right, then God will lead the way to what is. As helpful as this idea was for me, I wanted to go deeper with it and to understand my “right place” and what that would mean for my future after camp.

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