To me… becoming a mentor meant I’d be able to help kids navigate through this crazy life we were all just kind of thrown into.
I never thought that within my time as a mentor I would develop as a person too… It’s not like I was against it, I just considered this a selfless act with minimal personal gain. Sure. Definitely a resume builder..
What started out as something I wanted to do with my spare time has become what I dream to make a career out of.
I cannot imagine growing up in this era. Even as a millineal I struggle with staying in my own Lane, concerning myself less with what everyone else is doing. Comparison is the theif of Joy and I have played victim. Right now It’s hard to focus on anything solely related to during this digital age of oversharing. It’s even harder when you want to share too, so much that you create this life… This aesthetic to “keep up with the Joneses.”
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
To say this upcoming generation has it hard, sounds like a first world problem… But it’s simultaneously accurate. I faced societal pressures based off the school I was at or what I read/saw in magazines.. imagine facing global societal influences… pressures at the age of 13.
25 and still trying to keep up with the evolution of the world. My mentees could probably teach me a few things.