What do you see in your writing future? Your answer determines what you have been believing about your writing.
Now, you may be thinking that I’m way off base. After all, how can you believe something until you see it? Good question. The answer lies in understanding the meaning of vision.
If you’re like me, you’ve often heard the phrase, “Seeing is believing.” This is the world’s way of thinking. The follower of Christ lives by Kingdom principles, and one such key principle is that “Believing is seeing.”
A visionary sees what does not yet exist. It exists in his imagination, and he purposes to bring what is in his imagination into physical reality. Everything you see around you was once a vision in someone’s imagination. The reason it became a physical object is that the person who imagined it first believe it could exist and then did something about creating it.
This is precisely what we do with our writing. We envision a story and then we create it. Likewise, we envision a writing future, and then we create it. All with God’s help, of course.
If you’ve been believing wrong things about your writing future, change your vision. Align it with what God says about you in Jeremiah 29:11: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
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