I can’t seem to sleep tonight.
Normally I am the sort of person insomniacs hate. I can fall asleep in the blink of an eye- anytime, anywhere. My sleeping skill is one of my favorite things to brag about at parties. (“yeah. I sleep in the library, and during class, and in the trees… I’m a daredevil, baby!”)
Tonight is different though.
Oh sure, I’ve had plenty of nights where I couldn’t sleep due to worrisome thoughts and anxiety. You know what I’ve learned though? Everything always turns out for the best. God is in control and there’s no need to fear (after all, He knows all, and I am just a silly 19 year old American girl). So tonight my insomnia is not due to anxious fears. There is plenty I could worry about, and to be honest I do think and worry about these things to a certain degree. Yet I have a peace, and a knowledge that struggles make me into a stronger person, a more God-fearing person, and a person with stronger human relationships.
Perhaps it was the coffee.
[school starts tomorrow. It will be an early start. I’ve written my piece. Maybe I will sleep now.]