As the relationship continues to grow and the workload of seminary continues to mount I can see the wisdom my professor was trying to share, but I do not in any way regret my decision. This short article is meant to be an encouragement that dating while in seminary, although difficult, is possible. Dating Highlights Your Priorities There is little free time in graduate education.
Add to that vocational and ministerial duties and you’ll quickly find yourself paddling hard just to keep your head above water.
It looks different for each couple no doubt, with two people involved there is an endless amount of factors to what your relationship looks like while you are in seminary. This has worked out great for us because being in a public space helps not get distracted by our current Netflix show or having distracting conversation among ourselves.
Find a Time to Study For my girlfriend and I this is a bit easier since we are both in school right now.
The book of Ezra is concerned with the first two returns, the rebuilding of the temple, and Ezra's dealing with the social and religious difficulties that faced the community. The postexilic period witnessed the reestablishment of the Jewish religious community in Jerusalem and the implementation of the Torah.
Ezra and Nehemiah are our only narrative source for the history of the restoration, 538 to 430 B. Though the situations we face are quite different from those encountered by the postexilic community, both Ezra and Nehemiah provide many examples of hard work coupled with prayer and an unshakable faith in God as a formula for successful problem solving that is as relevant today as it was then.
You will have to figure out how they specifically work out for you but I think you will find them as helpful tips.