Decision making is an important part of an individual’s life. It involves weighing out the pros and cons of making such decision and there after coming to an amicable conclusion which will prove beneficial to the individual or persons around him or her. Some decisions are made unconsciously and within a split second one would have already decided the course of action while others take a little more thought and are therefore harder to make. Decisions range from choosing what to wear to deciding what vehicle to buy or what to eat to choosing the location of your own personal restaurant. Decisions can be life changing and must be undertaken with great thought. Recently I was caught in a situation that I had to make an important crucial decision that had far reaching implications for my life.
Most of my summer was spent in deep thought deciding what to do where school was concerned. After spending four years in the public education system as an educator, I felt the need to upgrade, as the strict financial situation that the economy was undergoing would not allow me to continue working with the qualifications that I presently possess. I applied to many tertiary institutions, got accepted by a few, but deciding whether or not to go was not only dependent on the schools accepting me but also on my leave for study being approved by the government.
The news came early in July that no more leave would be approved for the next three years. I was crushed to the bone; I felt betrayed and hurt. I had to accept defeat.
The thought of “stepping out in faith” came but my faith was way smaller than that of a mustard seed so there is no way that I was able to move this mountain.
Being the Christian that I professed to be, I prayed and asked for direction but no answer came at least any that I could see.
I could ask my mom to be the income source but my ego would not allow