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writing beyond your platform week 2: writing as a part of the spiritual life

By | article, books, choosing, dreams, failure, spiritual disciplines, transparency, vulnerability, words | No Comments

This is the second video in the Writing Beyond Your Platform series. For the first video click HERE. In this session, we explore the idea of preparation and silence, and what our next steps should be as we pursue our new definitions of success. Thanks for watching, you guys. I am grateful to be on this journey with you. My prayer is that as we deepen our understanding of God’s view of success, the life…

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why i’m over building a platform

By | books, choosing, dreams, failure, grace, hope, trust, women, words | 37 Comments

I’ve been blogging for seven years now. Most of the people who were blogging when I started have either surpassed me in fame and platform numbers, or they are no longer blogging. I have heard so much over the years about platform, and it is all true: if you want to write a book, publishers want you to have thousands of followers somewhere in the interwebs. I have the majority of a book finished that…

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when god’s will looms over us

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“In the arms of the ocean, so sweet and so cold And all this devotion, well, I never knew at all, And the questions I have, for a sinner released, In the arms of the ocean deliver me.” -Florence + the Machine, Never Let Me Go In my dreams, the will of God looms above me like a wave about to crash down on my head. It isn’t exactly God who is up there, a ceiling…

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