My campus is the most beautiful place. It's like living in a castle. The buildings are stone and brick red and stained glass and you can see across the city of Austin and all the lights at night make the city look like it's lit up with fireflies.
Where am I going to go next? Should I go back to Yellowstone for the summer? Try to get a work permit for Mexico? Mission trip somewhere?
I think I'm going to stay in Austin. Or maybe I'm just saying that because I want it to be true.
I thought that when I got settled in here things would just sort of fall into place. To some extent, they have. I've got a declared major, a bunch of songs written, a few opportunities to play now and then (good for right now, anyway) and I know what I'm supposed to do with my life. But I'm still lonely, here at "home." I'm starting to believe that nowhere is ever going to be home.
Jesus has been good to me. He gave me a calling of my own and the means to obey it. He's given me loving friends and family and He's healed me many times over, mentally, emotionally, physically, spiritually. The one thing He hasn't given me is somebody to love besides Him. (And love me too.) Somebody that I'm not going to have to say goodbye to.