Sometimes the plans God has for us take us completely by surprise. We end up learning lessons through circumstances we hadn’t planned or foreseen. Even though I wanted to be a writer for most of my life, I never had the courage to fully pursue writing until I started blogging. My online writing started as a bit of a fluke. I discovered a blogger who hosted Five-Minute-Friday. Other online writers were given a prompt (one word) and asked to write for only five minutes – no editing, no criticizing, just freely writing. I decided to start a blog so I could participate.
Over time I connected with people through Five Minute Friday and I started to view blogging as a place to write thoughts and share experiences to encourage others. I had read a few parenting books by a particular author/psychologist. I reviewed those on my blog, sharing the key principles from the books to inspire and help moms. When I found out this author was retiring, I shared with him that a number of moms had reached out to tell me how much the concepts I shared from his teaching had impacted their motherhood.
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