A Little Bit of Heartache is Character-Building

Day’s Verse:
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
Romans 8:28

I was going to write a blog about how my internship is going, but I think I’ll share an insight that I had recently instead.

At Charles River, although I always worked hard and gave my tasks my best effort, I never really believed in my work. In fact, I always felt ambivalent about making money from Big Pharma on animal testing — two hugely controversial topics. When I met new people, I told them, “I write lab reports,” and de-emphasized the part where the results come from animal testing. Only very, very rarely did I arrive home upset or bothered by my work. When I rode out the gates, I left all Charles River-related problems and frustrations behind. Continue Reading >>