Welcome to Main Character Monday. It’s a little different than my regular blog posts, a little more lighthearted. But stick with it, and you just might find some characters you’d like to read more about. And even though it isn’t my usual devotional style, you may still come away with an encouraging word from the Word. I hope you enjoy Main Character Monday!
Today’s Guest is Kat Williams from Callum’s Compass by Sara L. Foust. Thank you for joining me Kat.
Could you please share with us your favorite Bible verse?
Psalm 103:12 (KJV)– “As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.” This verse reminds me that God loves me, no matter what my past indiscretions and sins have been. When He forgives, He forgives for good, and I am very thankful for that.
Is there a person from the Bible that you most relate to?
Boy, this is a hard question. Maybe Thomas. I never believed God didn’t exist, but I did doubt that God could love me. Thomas doubted that Jesus had arisen, and until Thomas could see for himself the proof he refused to believe. Until I finally humbled myself to the power of God’s forgiveness and love, and saw for myself that beautiful Light, I doubted that it was possible for me to ever feel free from Callum’s death. I miss my little brother every day, but I don’t blame myself for his death any more. That is God’s love working in my life.
The fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Is there one of these characteristics you find easier to show than the others?
It is easiest for me to exhibit self-control because I have always been a bit timid and self-conscious. Even to a point that I am a little too in control. For many years now, I had been stuck in guilt from my past over losing my little brother Callum. Over the years, self-control became a habit. And I withdrew even farther into my shell. I am so thankful Clayton (I miss him!) believed in me and offered me a “taste of adventure” to help me break free from that self-created prison!
Which one is the most challenging for you?
What hadn’t been easy for me was love. I blamed myself for Callum’s death and felt unworthy of love from anyone, even God. It took a treasure hunt filled with danger and a handsome new friend with a past loss of his own to show me that love is possible, even for me.
If you could give one message to those reading this interview, what would you tell them?
God loves you unconditionally. You have never done anything so “bad” that He doesn’t still love you. It took a long time for me to realize that. I wasted a lot of years missing out on life and love because of my guilt.
Just for Fun:
Dark or Milk Chocolate? Milk chocolate
Beach or Mountains? Mountains!
Sweet Tea or Lemonade? Sweet tea!
If you could describe Sara Foust in three words, what would those words be? Faith-filled catalyst. If it weren’t for Sara pushing me into a situation (really, several situations) I was extremely uncomfortable with and forcing me to deal with my past, I never would have discovered the light of God’s love.
Thank you for joining me for my first Main Character Monday! I hope you enjoyed it. Callum’s Compass is available from Amazon in both ebook and paperback. And thank you, Sara Foust, for letting us get to know Kat a little better!