In Others’ Words: Taking the Time

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To everything there is a season, right? But how many of us consider “now” the perfect season? We don’t want to wait. We want what we want right this minute because, of course, “now” is the best time, the right time, to have it. And yet, rushing things often ruins things. Let’s be honest: rushing things often ruins us. Can …

In Others’ Words: The Lesson in the Waiting

Beth Vogt In Others' Words, perspective, Quotes 9 Comments

I came across this quote while reading a book by author Robin Jones Gunn last week. Yes, I underlined it, thinking, “This will be a great quote for a future blog post.” Today’s the day. We’ve all waited for something … counted out the seconds, minutes, hours … days, weeks, months … and rejoiced when the waiting was over and …

In Others’ Words: The End and the Beginning

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If we can search and find the beginning hidden in the ending … well then, the ending isn’t quite so painful. I’m facing an ending right now — an “everything is finished” kind of moment. God was gracious enough to give me a head’s up about it months ago, so I wasn’t caught off guard by it. But still, there …

Behind the Book: (Still) Waiting for Someday — Guest Post by Amy Drown

Beth Vogt Contemporary Romance, Life, Reality, Romance 39 Comments

My just-released novel, Catch a Falling Star, deals with the question: What do you do when life doesn’t go according to plan? The heroine, Dr. Kendall Haynes, has a satisfying life in a lot of ways — except her dreams of happily-ever-after haven’t come true.  While Kendall is an imaginary person, the disappointment she struggles with is one many women …

In Others’ Words: Seeds

Beth Vogt Life, Quotes, Reality 35 Comments

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist   You ever have one of those days when you crawl into bed and think, “I didn’t accomplish anything today?” That’s because you’re thinking “harvest,” not “seed.” When you’re all about the harvest, you’re thinking way-too-far down the …