Even before I attended college, I thought a lot about the career that I wanted to have. I’ve wanted to be a writer since I was a little girl, but as I got older, I realized that I might not be able to make a career out of writing. I quickly recognized the significant challenges that often accompany a writing career—unpredictability in schedule and workload, low income, few (or zero) benefits like health insurance, constant rejection from publishers, etc.
I desperately wanted to be a writer, but I didn’t feel confident that I could write for my career. So, after I graduated from college, I got a job at an IT consulting company. And I thrived there. I got along well with my coworkers. My boss appreciated my hard work. I got promoted after about a year.
I knew that I was where God wanted me to be, but feelings of discontentment still crept in. One of the main reasons I think I struggled with discontentment was because I was falling for these three lies…
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