During the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission to the moon in 1970, Flight Director Gene Kranz famously announced, â€œFailure is not an option.â€
Donâ€™t we like to wish it never is?
And yet failure has been my companion. Failure has defined and refined my life and faith.
I am divorced. Personal failure.
I never found a publisher for the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, or seventh novels I have written*. Failure has seven letters; one for each of my literary rejections.
I was forced from a job by a fellow pastor who casually and cunningly lied about my situation. Professional failure. Continue reading →