Many people have had questions about what i am doing with my life now. Currently I am working for NiMA, which is in Mabee 244, if anyone wants to visit me. It is a cool job. I am desgning brochures and making videos and writing newsletters, etc. I also get to help out with NiMA’s special events.
For those who do not know, NiMA is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of ministers and church members in Central America by teaching them to start their own businesses, use more sustainable farming techniques, etc. The name NiMA is not an acronym, like most people think. NiMA is the Hebrew word for “blessed.” The i in the NiMA name is lower case because we try to see ourselves as less important than God and others. NiMA strives to be a blessing to the people it benefits, the Harding campus and the Searcy community.
I turned a page in my life this weekend. Saturday was commencement, and it was a glorious affair. Of course I’ll have to take an internship before I get my diploma, but there is still an immense sense of accomplishment that comes with the territory, like updating the resume’ and realizing that I will not be sitting in an igloo-temperature classroom in the fall. (Harding University has been known to air condition a tad more than strictly necessary.) Anyway, I have turned a page, and the book of my life is still something of a mystery. But the plot is laid out.
In the words of Solomon, “Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.”
Yes, I’ll do more than fear God and obey him, like write and travel the world, but it will always be my top priority.
The best way to live it is in-the-moment. Smell the flowers. Sit in the grass without fear of a grass stain. Skip through a field of dandelions. Be in the moment because the moment is the only time you can be in right now. Thank God for all the best moments: they are timeless.
Every legacy has to begin somewhere. Mine began when I was born and continues each day. My Harding legacy is nearly done, my professional legacy is soon to begin, my Christian legacy shines on in Christ.