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Are You in the Wrong Game?

BaseballAs a culture, we’re beyond busy. We career through space and time, barely tapping the bases in the hope we’ll slide into home before the game’s over. But even if we reach home, we lose — if we’re in the wrong game.

Despite the necessities of duty, despite the needs of survival, we choose our lives. Have you chosen well? Does your life honor God, others, and yourself? If not, what needs to change? Have you ever thought about other options for your life than the one you’re living?

Each of us has unique gifts and abilities — something to contribute and something to gain. The late Catherine Marshall noted that just as acorns are allowed to grow into oak trees, so could she fulfill her calling and become the author she was meant to be.

What seed lies deep within you, waiting to spring forth?

Unlike baseball, we don’t get three strikes in real life. One chance. That’s all any of us have.

Do you need to change your game?

Written by Janalyn Voigt

Janalyn Voigt

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I’m Janalyn Voigt, an author, speaker, and former social media mentor. DawnSinger and Wayfarer, the first two books in my epic fantasy series, Tales of Faeraven, released with Pelican Book Group and will be followed by at least two more installments. I’m also working on a romantic suspense novel set in an Irish castle, but then historical fiction has a grip on me too. Being unabashedly multi-genre makes me into what some might term a reluctant rebel, but I prefer to think of myself as a storyteller.

2 thoughts on “Are You in the Wrong Game?”

  1. I don’t think I need to change my “game” but it is good for any of us to revisit that question every so often.

    I love being reminded of Catherine Marshall. I have so many of her books and have found deep inspiration in them. Her writings that emerged as she was bed bound for more than a year are a reminder that God uses the gifts He pours into us. She was right where He needed her to be even though she may have longed to have her game plan changed. The fruits of her faithfulness have rippled down through these decades echoing what she was meant to share.

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