That magical moment I opened up my email and saw “Congratulations!” No, I hadn’t won the Publisher’s Clearing House Sweepstakes – although that may have been nice to pay for my next conference. Instead, I found this lovely message:
And then I did this:
And then I thought of this:
Because, it may be a small victory, but this first “Congratulations” lets me rest in God’s plan that it’s a marathon race I’m running, not a sprint. I have to train, have patience, to finish this particular race He’s set before me.
Thank goodness it’s not a sprint. My asthma would kick in and I’d look like a guppy fish on the ground.
Shout out to Deirdre Lockhart at Brilliant Cut Editing for hosting the contest! Thank you for my first “Congratulations!”