Just Think About It


    You are a writer.

     No, I'm not.

     Yes, you are. If not with pen and paper, keys and computer, then with your words and actions, heart and soul.

     I can't tell a story.

     Yes, you can. You are an infinitely complex person with something wonderful to explore within yourself every day. God knows every tiny piece of you and your story. Even better, He understands it.

     My story won't make any sense.

     It doesn't have to make sense. Trust God to work in those details and decisions. He is behind every chapter, turning heartbreak into holiness.

     My story won't be any good.

     "God created mankind in his own image...God blessed them...and it was very good" (Genesis 1:27-28, 31 [emphasis added]).

     My story may be good, but it isn't worth telling.

     When you have something wonderful, it's not normal to keep it to yourself. You share it. You spread it. You want others to know about this news that has changed you. Let your heart be open to the beauty that can come from telling others. It may just

     You're embarking on the greatest today you have ever known.

     Just think about it.

~Madeline

6 comments:

  1. As a writer, this post is very close to my heart. I've had this conversation with God more than once. Me telling him that my talent isn't any good, and Him telling me that He gave me that talent, so how could it be anything but good?

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    1. Of course your writing is good! It's a gift from the Great Storyteller!

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  2. Yes, this post is what I needed to hear right before I attempt NaNoWriMo for the first time. Thank you!!

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    1. Good luck with NaNo! It's a challenge, but it's doable!

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    2. Thanks so much Madeline! You sending me good and happy vibes makes me feel more confident. ;)

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