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"Thanks be to God who makes all things new through our Lord, Jesus Christ, his Son, who lives and reigns with Him in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever, and ever. Amen." (I totally boosted this from my *daily meditations.)
However the days to come unfold, I encourage you to join me in the self-reminder: All things new. Some days I express these three little words with the fullness of joy. Other days they serve as a weary and tear-streaked plea for help. I suspect the same will be true for you. Regardless of what comes down the pike we remain in the company of Love.
A graphic designer is working on a collateral marketing campaign for the book that is not yet a book. Multiple publishing houses are reviewing my book proposal. My agent is waiting to hear back from them, and I am waiting to hear back from her. As she says, "This is a long process. Be encouraged and keep your eye on the prize."
Funny thing is, a few years ago the "prize" was a book deal. Nowadays, the prize is Psalm 26:7, which I pray daily:
"That I may publish with a voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all your wondrous works."
Meanwhile, check out a sample design. General feedback is that the subtitle is difficult to read, so it'll change. A revised design will be ready in May, and you'll have the opportunity to peak inside the book my heart and read a quote from each chapter title.
Five Unconventional Paths to Forgiving What You'll Never Forget
Wendy Redroad combines free-spirited insight and relevant Scripture to invite a woman in crisis into a story of hope and healing where [she] is the main character.
"By day the Lord commands his steadfast love; and at night his song is with me. A prayer to the God of my life" (Psalm 42:9).
We get better together,
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Published on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 @ 11:46 AM CDT