Think of the times you’ve had to leave home for an extended period of time, going off to school or perhaps even getting married. Some of the most comforting and reassuring words we can hear from our parents are these, “If you ever need anything, doesn’t matter day or night, just call, we’ll be here.” Even though there may be apprehension and probably some anxiety about the unknown, somehow hearing those reassuring words help to make us feel calmer and less worried. We know we can trust our parents’ words and that they will indeed be there for us.
It is now a year since I started to blog but the desire to write had been in my heart for quite a long time. So long that I keep finding dollar store books in storage boxes with blog names and unfinished entries from the early part of 2000. I was held back by fear and feelings of inadequacy. I wondered if God could really use anything I had to say or if anyone would care to read my writing. So I kept ignoring the prompting, hoping it would dissipate. However, nothing I did would erase the deep desire I felt