I'm a worrier and I'm pretty sure I always have been. Growing up it was common for me to hear phrases like, "Josh, don't be such a worry wart" or "all you can do is your best, and let God handle the rest."
"Joy to the world" and "Rejoice, Rejoice" are common lyrics in our ears around this time of year. Many can relate to that joyful feeling of unwrapping gifts as a kid or making Christmas treats with loved ones, but these moments are quick and the happiness doesn't last.
The other day I tried to sit down and just be still for a moment. Instantly, my legs got uncomfortable. They wanted to keep moving. The thought of slowing down was terrifying so instead my body urged me to keep finding new things to distract myself.
No one likes uncertainty. Sure, a little bit of unpredictability is fun. I’m thinking of those unplanned, late night taco runs with my sorority sisters. Or the spontaneous stupid pranks we pulled on our favorite fraternity. But after a while, instability and uncertainty get a little old.
We are meant to know others and be known by others. God's beautiful design is what brings us together in supportive communities and fulfilling relationships. While this is what we strive for in our daily life, sometimes our broken world can get in the way and loneliness enters the picture.
To be a member in Greek life means: you were most likely born in America, have a high school diploma, attend a 4-year university, and have the means to pay for it via employment, scholarships/loans, or having parents who can support you.