I have been writing for as long as I can remember...
other works of art
as the inspiration strikes
More recently, however, I have learned that I also enjoy sharing my thoughts/work through
and even in random everyday conversational moments
"Every good artist protects their body of work"...
a good friend of mine reminded me a while ago,
"It's okay if you want to share your ideas with others,
but don't forget to cover your baby"
And her reprimand slowed me a bit at first
because the copyright process
can be very
and as I learned more
I had time to
that Jesus also instructed His disciples to
"until you receive"...
and they obeyed
none going out until after they received His promise
He didn't send them out until they were copyright protected!
And now that I have become more familiar with
and copyright registration
I finally understand that
creating the work
making the payment
waiting for confirmation
are important parts of the process
Copyright registration is not for the creator...
its for the body of work!
(because after all, I already KNOW that the work belongs to me!)
Copyright protection is how you know that it belongs to me...
and helps to lower the risk of having my work
or falsely claimed by someone else...
"Every good artist protects their body of work"
and even THE Creator is not willing to compromise the integrity of
which is why He makes sure that we are first properly sealed
before sending us out into the world to be "seen and read of all men"
The indwelling of His Spirit is that final confirmation and
He can then send us out confidently knowing that
we have been
So here's my ISBN # (IS Born agaiN)
Do you have one?