“Have you ever given up on a project because it seemed impossible?” A thought-provoking question from Karen Jordan in WordServe Water Cooler. Her reply is good news for writers and the rest of us. The impossible is possible after all. So don’t give up. Finish the assignment. Embrace your calling. And trust God to see you through it.
I sensed the Lord’s direction to share a particular story from my family’s life, and I began to write about it when we were still in the heat of the crisis.
Impossible journey. Every time I attempted to move forward with submitting this project for publication, something major would happen to prevent my progress.
By major, I don’t mean a little bump in the road. I’m referring to some impossible situations—like my mother’s terminal illness, my daughter’s two major surgeries and several difficult pregnancies, my father-in-law’s lengthy terminal illness, and more.
And I haven’t even mentioned the journey to publication. Oh, my! Where do I begin with that one?
Impossible project. As I approached this long-standing project about a crisis with my daughter Tara, red flags waved all around me, warning me of the impossibility of this effort. And to be honest, when I came home from her house recently…
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