Keep Writing for the King

Now Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel. Leah’s eyes were delicate, but Rachel was beautiful of form and appearance. Now Jacob loved Rachel; so he said, “I will serve you seven years for Rachel your younger daughter.”

And Laban said, “It is better that I give her to you than that I should give her to another man. Stay with me.” So Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed only a few days to him because of the love he had for her.
Genesis 29:16-20 NKJV

Have you ever felt like the unwanted on or the unattractive one? Leah did. By birth, she was Rachel’s older sister, and by her father’s trickery and deceit, she was Jacob’s first wife. Can you imagine what she must have felt like when Jacob looked at her and realized she wasn’t Rachel, the one he was deeply in love with and had worked seven years for? I’m sure the rejection she felt stung to the bone.

God loved Leah and had a plan and destiny for her life. She bore Jacob six sons and one daughter. Levi was one of the boys born to Leah and Jacob. The priestly tribe came from this lineage. Judah was another son born to Leah and Jacob. King David came from the lineage of Judah—and so did Jesus Christ.

cropped-write5.jpgYour Father has a plan for you, too. You might feel others can write better and are having more success in their writing endeavors than you. Stay faithful. Keep writing. Don’t compare yourself with someone else. Be authentic. Be transparent. Be the one God created you to be. God has a destiny for you and your writing. You never know where He will send your stories. Keep writing for the King.


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by Dixie Phillips, CES Editor, Writing Coach, Award-Winning Children’s Author and Songwriter 

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3 thoughts on “Keep Writing for the King

  1. God bless you and thank you so much for this. I really needed to read this. AMEN

    Blessings to you Minister Shearon

    On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 5:10 PM This & That for Writers wrote:

    > Christian Editing Services posted: “Now Laban had two daughters: the name > of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel. Leah’s eyes > were delicate, but Rachel was beautiful of form and appearance. Now Jacob > loved Rachel; so he said, “I will serve you seven years for Rachel y” >

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  2. Thank you so much for this beautiful article. wow. so encouraging. I was beginning to feel like I have nothing to add to the writing world. It’s all done already. Yet, I have three manuscripts waiting. I am going to finish and publish. Thank you again.

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