I just received this message on social media from someone in Michigan ... " I just ordered two of your books this morning from Amazon. Your book has a five star rating." Wow is all I can say. I really do not keep up with the book much.
You have to understand that I wrote that book in a very 'unprofessional manner', meaning it was not edited or published through a professional publishing company. It was a 'healing journey' between God and me. I hope to someday write it through professional resources, but for now, I just pray that God uses it as He sees fit. I never really marketed the book, only shared on Facebook sporadically, and shared with family and close friends. I donated more books than I ever sold. If I had to estimate, I have probably donated over hundred and fifty books to retreats, women's groups, etc.
It does my heart good to know that God is still sending it out in His timing. Someday I will rewrite it under the title, "My Road to Recovery" in more depth. God has done so much in my life that those days seem a lifetime ago. I look at me today and I have been reborn ... I am not who I was then, but I am a much better version because of Him. I am free from so much and I just desire the same for others.
Please do not read more into this than what is here ... I still struggle, I still have my burdens to carry, I still mess up, I still get lost and have to find my way back. But God! He just continues to love me and I continue to grow in and through Him. I like to say that my 'down time' is less and less as I strive to be filled with more of Him daily.
We never reach perfection, and I have learned the difference. Today I just give the best I have on this day, strive to do better, and I do not look back unless it is for His glory.
If what you did yesterday did not work, then it won't work today. Strive to be a better version of you today and quit going around the same mountains expecting different results. Talk less and listen more. Be still and know that He is God. Take your eyes off of you and focus on someone else ... it brings the greatest of joys. It is His way or the world's way ... there is no in between!
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