I finally did it.
I finally have a website.
And it's scary.
God is so very good to me. Through Elk Lake Publishing Inc, He has placed books on shelves. He has placed books in the hands of kids.
The Crumberry Chronicles.
Steve, Haley, Danny, Deirdre, Mr. Tims, and Coach K.
And don't forget Lecty. Kids love Lecty.
And in a few short weeks, a new book will be on shelves. And in hands. But this time, in the hands of women in ministry. The first ladies of the church.
The pastor's wife.
Sweet Moments was difficult to write. I pray God will bless the work and bless the women who will read it.
Turning in the manuscript made me feel vulnerable. And for those of us who draw fire as a result of who we are married to ... well, vulnerablility is a scary thing.
God has been faithful in almost four decades of ministry life. And because I know I can trust God, it doesn't matter what people might have to say or the ways some might try to hurt me. And I want the women who weep over thier husbands and families to know--God is faithful. I want the women who serve in every imaginable role in chuches all over the world to know--God loves you. I want women who are lonely for the sake of the gospel to know--God will meet your need, trust him.
I am so blessed to be able to serve God in this unique way. To love the Bride of Christ. To learn more about Jesus as I grow in both private and very public ways.
I am learning to love without lines. I'm learning to forgive and be forgiven. I'm learning to breathe.
And I am thankful for you. My friends who read these words and overlook my comma-handicap and spelling fauz pas.
You and I ... we are a lot alike. The journey doesn't end until God speaks the words and takes us home.
Until then, let's keep going. Don't quit. No retreat.
God is never vulnerable.