Saturday, January 2, 2010

Literary Athletes

In honor of this day of all things "football," I give you Tim Tebow and his eyes of inspiration.

Philippians 4:13
I can do everything through Him who gives me strength.

My daughter came home yesterday, having watched the Ole Miss game, and said, "they sure showed Phil alot!"

My husband and I looked at her wondering who she was talking about. "Who?" we asked.

"That guy with Phil under his eyes. He played the whole time!"

But in all seriousness, I love that verse. It makes me know that:

I can write.

I can revise.

I can wait.

I can revise again.

And again.

And again.

I will trust.

I will endure.

I will succeed.

Because He is my rock and my strength. And I am a literary athlete, working day in and day out, giving this career 110%. And so are you!

Rock on writer people! This is our year!


Corey Schwartz said...

I'll toast to that! :)

Jennie Englund said...

Yes! A brain marathon!

And speaking of sports and writing, have you ever read Rick Riley (SPORTS ILLUSTRATED)?


(Happy New Year)

Gail said...

I love your literary athlete verse! May I quote you on my blog? It must be shared>
Happy New Year, wishing abunbance, joy, agents, contracts, and some chocolate for us all in 2K10!!

Katie said...

Jennie, I have never read Rick Riley? I will google him now :-)

And Gail, of course you can quote me!


Lisa and Laura said...

I suck at regular athletics, so the thought of being a literary athlete is very appealing. Love it.

Jeannie said...

Well, you ARE one damn good writer! I loved that post, and I am not saying that just because we are somewhat related! It was suspenseful, humorous, uplifting, and inspirational!

Christina Lee said...

Rock on girl!!Love that!

Little Ms J said...

How 2010 of you. I'm motivated. Well, if I can just get off this couch, shave my legs for the first time in two weeks and get to work where I HAVEN'T been in three.. I'll be totally motivated.

Happy New Year!

Shannon O'Donnell said...

I love this post, Katie! "literary athlete" goes great with "writer weightlifting". I don't know if you read that post on my blog, but they do go nicely together. :-)

Happy New year!

Kelly H-Y said...

Awesome post! That is one of my favorite verses as well!

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