About four years ago I stopped believing in Jesus Christ. I was having an identity crisis of sorts. My job was going well but I could not understand how I was working so hard and excelling but not making more money. I even received two raises at my job which totaled an extra $10,000 in the span of a year and a half and I still barely classified as the middle class. According to Investopedia, a middle-class salary ranges from $40,500-$122,000. I was empty, unfulfilled, and I felt powerless. I was vulnerable and did not know it. I continued this way for several years.

Engulfing myself in decorating my home. It was technically a rental I lived in for…