I have recently been asked, “Exactly how did you start writing books?” Here is the condensed story. Ultimately, may the Lord be glorified!
In July of 2005, I felt the Lord wanted me to write a book with the urgency of reaching out to a loved one who was dying of M.S. My past school history was shady to say the least. I had been a very lazy student with very poor grades. My English skills were the most lacking of all. When I set out to write, I knew absolutely nothing except the Lord desired me to do so.
After the book was published, my Grandmother would read small portions to our loved one almost every day. This person started to think about what this life is really about. Only hours before their death, they proclaimed that Jesus was their Lord. This was a true blessing for my Grandmother especially.
After the first publication, many people have contacted me in regards to “Limiting God?“ and how the Lord had used this book to touch their lives and impact their walk with Christ. Even with poor grammar, many misspellings, and a lack of good editing, several people, and even many of the Catholic faith, have been touched by the message within.
Since this time, more books have been written. Although my writing is not the most impressive, artistic, and exciting, the Lord is using this for His glory, the honor of His Son, for the edification of His Church, and for reaching those who thought they were right with God. Over the years, my skills have slowly increased and my style is coming more to the surface. The lessons I have learned have been many. I have learned to be obedient to His guidance and to never limit what He can do through those whom do not look captivating to the world. The Lord does not need the English skills of a man nor the works of his hands to fulfill His eternal and perfect will. However, I do not use this an excuse to quit learning, quit trying nor quit loving.
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