A recent Angus Reid poll says worry over tuition and living expenses dogs almost half of Canadian post-secondary students as they head back to school. Student debt causes some to lose hope for a comfortable life after graduation, thinking well-paying jobs may be scarce.
While practical ideas and money management tips abound for grads and undergrads, the emotional burden of debt on students is prompting some institutions to beef up their mental health services.
Student concerns over financial insecurity imply an underlying fear that one’s good depends on uncertain material factors. But often a good idea or a new way of looking at things can make all the difference.
Turning to the Bible – a time-tested source of ideas and insight – I find inspiration on how this new view of things can resolve problems!Continue Reading