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Waiting not-so-Patiently

waiting-woman-with-a-pigeonSo, here I sit on a cold rainy day drumming my fingers while God is trying to teach me patience. (I hate those lessons, don’t you?)

The book is complete, except for the final proofs. but we can’t get the printed proofs until the cover is formatted correctly. So now I’m learning about graphics and design and layouts — and …. patience.

Who knew there was so much to writing a book? I certainly didn’t! And my learning curve has just about reached around to a full circle.  …. Patience ….

For those of you who might be contemplating a book in your future, don’t think you’re done when you finish writing the darn thing. To quote an old song: “You’ve only just begun!” I think I’ve actually spent more hours rereading and rewriting and reviewing the book than it took to write it.  …. Patience ….

And while I’d love to be working on my next book, I find my time is consumed with marketing and press releases and meetings and, yes, editing. …. Patience ….

So, hopefully, we’re over the final humps in the process. We’re still shooting for a release by Thanksgiving. So hang in there with me and I promise, you’ll be the (almost) first to know!



M. J. Miller has served as a missionary and teacher both internationally in Youth With A Mission (YWAM) and locally in conferences, lectures and study groups. She is also a beekeeper and incorporates her experiences with the bees into her teaching, and now her book, Life Lessons from the Hive. She currently resides in Tennessee. Visit my website:

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