Defining Success

From my wonderful wife, a look at the struggle between seeking worldly success and seeking to honor God first.

Isaiah 43:1

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(Originally published 8/28/13)

I’ve been thinking about success a lot lately. It was never really something I considered much because to me it used to mean ‘go to work, don’t get fired, get home safely.’ Mission accomplished. I never really aimed high in any job or position I had because I’ve never been career oriented.

Don’t get me wrong, I had work ethic and I always (usually) tried to give my best to my job, whatever it was at the time. After all, I was called to do all things to the glory of God and I was gonna put my back into it. But it was never for the glory of me. So long as I got my paycheck, I was happy.

Then I started writing. And now all of a sudden, success is not only a goal, it’s a necessity. And by success I mean a published…

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