Who did God create you to be? Many people can’t answer that question. Can you?
In this creative Christian parable written for women, author Rebekah Lea Phelps inspires you to discover and accept your gifts and talents in order to embrace ALL that God intends you to be.
Meet Goldie—a most unusual field chick—and the whole cast of characters who live with her in the barnyard. Each animal represents the characters in our lives. Goldie is the wrong size. Her feathers are the wrong color. She would rather kill snakes than peck around in the dirt for grains. Goldie’s behavior has all the animals on the farm in a tizzy.
At first Goldie feels displaced and unsure of herself. Why is she so different? Why can’t she fit in? But then courage and curiosity begin to churn inside her. Goldie begins to transform her life by facing her fears, inquiring about her roots and willing to deal with ridicule and self-doubt.
I’m an Eagle, not a Field Chick shows us how to forgive, move past our anger, and realize that our true character and greatest joys are often shaped by the darkest, most difficult times of our lives.
An excellent resource for meaningful dialogue in Bible study groups, book clubs and lunch and learn groups. I’m an Eagle, not a Field Chick will help you learn to soar as high as your wings will take you!
Rebekah is an entrepreneur and artist. Prior to publishing her first two books: I'm an Eagle, not a Field Chick and Psalm of my Heart she founded Extra You LLC and, White House Home Inventory. Her businesses served The DC Metro Area from 2005-2015. After closing those chapters, she formed her publishing company “The Scottish Pen, LLC” She is happily married to George Phelps (aka: Boaz in the adult parable, I'm an Eagle not a Field Chick) Rebekah would love to hear from you and can be reached at her author website www.RebekahLeaPhelps.com
You might be familiar with Isaiah 55:8-9. Better recognized as, “For my thoughts are not your thoughts neither are your ways my ways.” So often the things we chose, the way we’d do something, the logic we’d lean towards is opposite God’s.
Sometimes I’ve wonder which God is better at. Being a practical joker or the best “event planner” known to man. In a funny good sense, but I love practical jokes … um, well sometimes it’s not so funny when it’s done TO YOU or you’re going through something.
Why’d you dump me in a HEN’s nest?#!
Couldn’t you find another eagle’s nest?
I mean you know where one is!
Wouldn’t have that made Goldie’s life “smooth sailing?”
Hum … oh yeah, you’re not concerned about my life being peachy king but me discovering so I could “learn” you said?
I just want OUT.
Out of this egg,
Out of this nest….
Out of this mess and there you go flying off!
Have you ever felt like that with God?
….and then he say’s “Trust Me”
You see, God must TELL you that because he knows it’s NOT your inclination to do so.
Yes, His ways are not our ways and His thoughts are not our thoughts.
I'm an Eagle, not a Field Chick
One of the hens couldn’t sleep and had left her nest for a midnight stroll, so the dove flew to her nest. He let the egg roll off his back, tucked it in, kissed it goodnight and said, “You’ll be fine here. I know this won’t make sense to you, but this is where I’ve brought you to grow up. There’s a roof over your head, you’ll be fed, and you’ll learn and grow here. Trust me.” He hugged the egg with his wing and flew off.