By +Jeanne Takenaka @JeanneTakenaka
***Hubby and I took a few days away, so I don’t have a regular blogpost ready for this week.
With that being said, I have been contemplating the idea behind this quote. I’ve completed three rough drafts that have the potential to become full-fledged books. If I revise and polish and submit them.
I stretched myself with the first word I wrote for my first book. I—the woman who never thought she could make up a plot, imagine up characters and dream up dialogue—wrote my first story. With a lot of help from God. And guidance from friends.
As my third story marinates for a bit, I’ve discovered a hesitancy to take it through the process to completion. I suspect I’m nurturing a fear of rejection.
So . . .
It’s time to try to do something beyond what I’ve mastered and refine this story. Pour more of myself into it and see what God does with it. If I entrust the end result to Him, I don’t need to fear rejection or anything else. I’m going to grow as I walk through this stretching process.
What about you? What have you tried to do beyond what you’ve already mastered? What was the end result?