Have a vision? Have a plan!

Leave your country, your relatives, and your father’s house, and go to the land that I will show you. So Abram departed as the Lord had instructed him. He took his wife, Sarah, his nephew Lot, and all his wealth. (Genesis 12:1-5, NLT)

When God told Abraham to leave his homeland because he wanted to make him the Father of a new nation, Abraham stepped out and departed. But he didn’t just leave.  He had a plan for his departure.  He took his wife, his nephew and all his wealth to help him survive his journey.

If you believe God is calling you to leave a secure job to pursue a career as a Christian writer, don’t be afraid to step out in faith.  But before you go, make sure you  have a sound plan in place for your journey.  Make sure you’ve discussed your decision  with your spouse or significant other and they support you leaving your job; make sure you’ve determined how you (and your family, if applicable) will survive without your income, and make sure you have a plan for your future expenses.

Leaving a secure job to  pursue a career in Christian writing is a step of faith; but if you  have a sound plan in place for your survival while on your journey to become a Christian writer, you will make it to your promised land!

Sharing the  Writing journey,

Jeaninne

About Jeaninne

Jeaninne is a Christian author and educator and writes this blog to encourage and inform writers beginning the journey to write for publication. She also offers workshops for aspiring writers to teach them how to prepare to write for publication from the Christian perspective. She is the author: Living by Faith: A collection of Inspirational Poetry, and Lessons from the Wilderness: A devotional for aspiring writers beginning the journey to write for publication. To learn more about her writing ministry, visit her website at www.jstokeswritingministries.com/
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