In April 2012, I read Mark Batterson’s book “Circle Maker.” On page 77, my train of thought derailed. Mark revealed how people contact him (because of his being a New York Times bestseller author) to coach them on writing. He said his question to those folks is never if they could write but if they are called to write. The admonition clicked for me. The Lord had been telling me for some time to write down what He was doing and to tell His people. Writing became an act of obedience for me whether anyone would ever read the book or not!

I prayed and asked God for a plan. He clearly showed me a map for accomplishing the task. I personally had my doubts but I threw out the fleece about several things I thought I needed in order to get the project accomplished. They were: a remote place in […]