Wrestling the Dream-killer

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Wrestling the Dream-killer Dianne Barker here, wondering…have you wrestled the dream-killer? Weariness and its family—exhaustion, fatigue, disillusionment—are experts at destroying dreams. Their persuasive whispers can talk us out of doing what we believe God called us to do. Authors battle weariness on many fronts. We begin a project with enthusiasm but time and trials slay our energy and our expectation. Who hasn’t felt searing pain when an editor slashed hope of publishing the manuscript we penned in heart’s blood? Who hasn’t stumbled under the weight of marketing demands? Who hasn’t declared, “I give up!” In such a place, questioning the worth…

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