Writing is my passion. It’s also a ministry. That’s why I write
devotionals for Rest Ministries.
I started a memoire for mothers who have children with special
needs. With a desire to come alongside those traveling a similar
journey. To share mutual hurts, challenges, and joys. And celebrate
the constant care we receive from our loving Father.
Lately I’ve been going through a period of discouragement.
Spending more time in prayer seeking direction, rather than
Soon I’ll be attending a local writers’ conference. With the
Greater Philadelphia Writers Conference quickly
approaching, I started working on a one-page proposal for my
Shaky confidence prevented me from giving it my all.
My husband did his best to encourage me. Hugging me he said,
“Don’t leave anything on the field.”
Loving advice given by a former football coach.
Except, I’m not a former football player. So I asked, “What does
“Do your best.”
Then he added, “You do your best. Then this weekend I’ll take
you out so we can celebrate your best. The results are in God’s
He was keeping up the family tradition. Celebrate the effort of
doing our best before the Lord. The results are up to Him.
Our motto: “Do your best and trust God for the rest.”
Isn’t it nice to know God doesn’t expect us to do the
impossible? That’s up to Him.
A little pep talk works wonders. I’m back to writing. With
renewed determination to do my best.
How do you
encourage your children when they're