How's that for an update? :)
I feel like I have direction for my life again. Current 5 year plan is as follows:
>Finish my AAS-T at CPTC this coming Spring. Woot!I really have no idea how all that is going to happen and it looks like quite a feat for someone who had no plans whatsoever of going on to 'higher' education, but none of that matters. I've been told that it's better to take action and maybe get it wrong than to take no action at all. So I'm taking action, because I think it's important.
>Continue Sign Language classes at Piece for Winter, Spring, & Summer quarters.
>Start the Interpreter Training Program at Seattle Central Community College in the Fall of 2010.
>Graduate from SCCC in 2012 (just shy of my 30th birthday, alright).
>Get Certified as a Registered Interpreter.
>Go on to study Christian Apologetics (possible getting a BA as one will be required of me to keep my Interpreter status).
>Begin to teach Apologetics to the Deaf Christian community to equip them to spread the Truth amongst themselves.
If you dream of something worth doing and then simply go to work on it and don't think anything of personalities, or emotional conflicts, or of money, or of family distractions; it is amazing how quickly you get through those 5,000 steps.
-Edwin Land, co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation
PS. If you hear of anybody else who wants to bring Christian Apologetics to the Deaf, be sure to introduce me!