God and I

Describe your relationship with Jesus Christ.

Here it is: my journal entry for October 8, 2010. In applying to college, I have written countless essays, each one carefully crafted to fit with what I thought each school would want me to say. Well, this one is different. Nothing is specially worded. Nothing has been edited or revised. Nothing is fake. It’s just me -- me and my relationship with God.

“You know, God's an old friend of mine. He's kind of a family friend, but as I have grown up and gotten to know him better, it turns out that He's super-duper awesome.

“We went for a walk this morning, God and I, and we were just chatting. I was telling Him about my life and asking for advice. That's one thing about God... He always has an answer. Even if He doesn't reply right away, He says He'll get back to you on it... and He does. I love friends who keep their promises.

“This morning on our walk, we explored the edge of Westmont's campus. We found a pond with ducks in it, an old soccer field, a couple of hidden dorms, and lots of trees. My favorite part was the bridge that, as proclaimed by a sign, must be walked upon as if one is a dinosaur. I honestly attempted to traverse the bridge in the proper fashion, but then I realized that I have no idea...

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