"If you write FOR a particular market or FOR a particular editor you will often miss the mark. But if you write because your fingers have danced across the keyboard, because a character has tapped you on the shoulder, because a story has settled in your heart, then even if you never sell it you have done the work you were meant to do. And sometime, dear readers, real magic happens." Jane Yolen

8/13/09

Convinced - Monday Manna for August 17

Be sure to stop by Exemplify today. I'm posting over there in my Ponderings on the Pentateuch series, giving you a bit of a different perspective on a VERY well-known tale from Genesis. Don't miss Halfway to Heaven.


Monday Manna

The purpose of Monday Manna is to get together and get to know Christ more through His Word.

On the first and third Mondays of each month, anyone who wants to participate can post their thoughts on a specific verse--posted here at my blog on the Thursday before, to allow you to chew on it over the weekend. It doesn't have to be long -- just a few thoughts, a picture you feel helps express it, a poem, a short story, a devotional. Just post it on your blog on Mondayish (early OR late is fine, by the way!), then come back here and link up in the MckLinky gadget that will be at the bottom of MY post at o'dark thirty that morning.

This coming Monday's verse is a powerful one, from the incredible book of Romans.

For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:38-39 NIV
My pastor was teaching from this verse last week Wednesday, and I realized how very deep and "anecdote-friendly" it was. I'm sure EVERYONE has some sort of story to share related to this passage. Hoping you will write yours up and share it with us on Monday.

Hope to see you then!

1 comment:

Thanks for stopping by. I would love to hear your thoughts - please share them!


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