Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

This is a bit of a break from the fast, but this is such great news that I had to share it. If you work in a public service industry, the government will forgive your loan debt after 120 payments (even if they are $0 because you make little money!). That’s 10 years!

This is not a gimmick, this is a legitimate government program that I just found. I had no idea it existed.

If you work in the following areas, you qualify:

Type of Public Service Organization, in accordance with the definition in Section 5 (check one):

(a) A government organization (including a Federal, State, local or Tribal organization, agency or entity; a public child or family service agency; or a Tribal college or university);

(b) A non-profit, tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code;

(c) A private, non-profit organization (that is not a labor union or a partisan political organization) that provides at least one of the following public services (check all that apply):

Emergency management,
Military service,
Public safety,
Law enforcement,
Public interest law services,
Early childhood education (including licensed or regulated child care, Head Start, and State-funded pre-kindergarten),
Public service for individuals with disabilities and the elderly,
Public health (including nurses, nurse practitioners, nurses in a clinical setting, and full-time professionals engaged in health care practitioner occupations and health support occupations, as such terms are defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics),
Public education,
Public library services,
School library services, or
Other school-based services.

NOTE as to categories (b) and (c): a borrower’s employment does not qualify if the borrower’s job duties are related to religious instruction, worship services, or any form of proselytizing.

For the application, click here: Application

Ponderings

As I’ve delved deeper into health and nutrition, reading and watching different things, it has become abundantly clear: God created our bodies to heal themselves with the right diet. Our bodies have a built in construction crew that can fix almost anything thrown at it, if we give it the right tools. Vitamins and nutrients are those tools. 

Most diseases, cancers, daily headaches, various ailments, all can be remedied by eating raw fruits and veggies in the proper servings. High concentrations of vitamins have been known to kill cancer, with no side effects.

It makes me wonder what God thinks when we pray for healings, when He’s already given us the tools and our bodies the ability if we would just use it! Most of us, myself included, don’t care enough about our bodies to keep it running the way it was built to be run. Our bodies were created as a temple, and we seriously defile it.

Part of the problem is that most of us have been so brainwashed by big food and drug companies into thinking that those who believe in raw food diets are all wackos, so we dismiss anything that is not mainstream and widely accepted. As we look at the increase in diseases, cancer, and obesity as processed foods have become more prevalent, maybe we should start listening to the wackos. Maybe eating the foods God created isn’t such a bad idea…

Just a thought.