by Molly Jebber
Are you struggling to find the courage to do something Jesus Christ is asking you to do?
I can empathize. Courage is hard sometimes.
I was a Director for Pharmaceutical Research, and I needed a change. Jesus Christ had been pricking my conscience to seek a new job for many reasons. At the time, I was the only source of income for my daughter and myself. I’d been with these hospitals for twenty-four years. I was stepping out of my comfort zone. Would I have to take a pay cut?
Deuteronomy 31:6 reminded me to have faith: “Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One who goes with you.” This verse reminded me not to worry and to trust Jesus Christ. I met with four recruiters. I was stunned they were free to meet me without an appointment. And then I smiled. Why? Jesus Christ had already paved the way. One recruiter said I could interview with a Design/Build Firm. They needed a contract manager who was willing to manage the office staff and represent the company on the Business Development committee of Associated Builders & Contractors. The owner and architect offered me what I was making at the time. I was shocked. I loved every aspect of the job, and I wished I’d been courageous enough to make the move sooner.
In my new release, Hannah’s Courage (January 28, 2020), Hannah may have lost the love of her life, and it’s her fault. She isn’t sure she can fix it. Will she be courageous and step out in faith to win him back? Or will she let him go? It inspired me to write Hannah’s Courage and show how she struggles like we do when facing life’s challenges in our love life, when faced with difficult people and circumstances, and in changes to our jobs and moving to a new location.
What difficult decision are you facing today? Pray for the courage to make it happen. If it’s Jesus Christ’s will for your life, He will open the doors for you. I hope I’ve helped you today by sharing my experience.
Molly Jebber is a best-selling and award-winning Amish Historical Romance author whose books have received worldwide media attention. They’ve made Publisher’s Weekly Best Ten List, received near excellent ratings from RT, and featured in USA HEA. She’s a national speaker for Women’s Christian Connection, and guest lecturer at Ohio State University, libraries and conferences on writing, publishing, and marketing. www.mollyjebber.com