"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


Yet I Will...Monday Manna for November 1

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 Linky Tools gadget that will be at the bottom of MY post at o'dark thirty that morning.

 It hasn't been a particularly icky week or anything, but little things have messed up my plans here and there. Sometimes, I let that affect my mood, but I know I shouldn't. This is a passage I will turn to sometimes when I let my emotions or circumstances get the best of me.
Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will be joyful in God my Savior. Habakkuk 3:17-18
 Looking forward to your thoughts! See you here on Monday (November 1 - can you believe it??)

Paving Rough Roads With God's Presence


  1. Why have I not seen that verse before? Perfect!

  2. I'm gonna link up Joanne after months of not doing so! Looking forward to pondering over this verse over the weekend :

  3. Wow. That's a good one, Jo. Deep thoughts....that haven't come to me yet. :)


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