Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Graduation!

Hey.

Life is a crazy ride.  This Monday I graduated high school and officially entered a new chapter of my life.  My family came to celebrate my successes, even after all I have put them through.  It has been a great blessing to have been given the opportunity to have such an amazing education and now be headed towards another institution to continue studying the subjects I love and enjoy.

Here are some photos from graduation:








It was an amazing experience and it went by so fast, I barely remember it.  Honestly, a lot of students were sad to be leaving behind four years of memories and friendships but I feel prepared to step into college and build new friendships, new experiences, and new opportunities.  High school was difficult but college will be something completely new as I step both into a new environment and into adulthood.

This summer, I hope to sew more and learn to make new clothing as well as visit my family in Puerto Rico and do some exciting things such as hike into the rain forest and go zip lining.  Hopefully I will make new clothes and be able to share them with all of you.  

I am so happy to be back to my normal self and feel much better since my last post.  

Quick story about my cap because it holds great meaning for me:
After the incident with choosing my university, I became very sad as I mentioned in my last post.  I was confused and lacked faith that God had a good plan for my future.  So I went looking for bible verses and stories and blog posts that would help calm my soul, things that other people experienced that would set me back on the path to prayer.  That is when I cam across the bible verse Jeremiah 29:11.  After I wrote it down, I kept it in my journal for a while and when it came to decorate my graduation cap, I wrote it.  As I showed the progress of my decorations to my family, my aunt noticed the verse and said it was the same as the one on the card she gave me. In disbelief I retrieved the card only to realize it was the verse in Spanish and a chill went over my entire body.  This was the sign that the Lord was present and ready to be part of my future.  He will take care of me and ensure my future.  

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