Quest for Peace
I was trying to figure out which of my 6 businesses I wanted to focus on. I finally decided to pray about that. I don't know why I didn't do that earlier except that the way I was raised, you weren't supposed to pray for yourself, as it was considered selfish in that religion. You were really really not supposed to pray for a horse, or for money, or for new roller skates for yourself - that was the bottom line. When you are raised like that, it's SO easy to pray for everyone else except yourself.
Suffice it to say, I tried it. I had written 6 novels in 1988-1992 and did not do anything with them. My self esteem was pretty fragile and I didn't want to be rejected so they sat in a closet. When I moved there, I put them in a box and brought them but the box got lost. After I prayed about them, I actually was inspired to walk to the…