Monday, February 9, 2009

Can I Let You In On a Little Secret?

I've been feeling for some time now that God has given me a message to share with people...a message about stepping out in faith to follow God's plan. We feel our personal faith journey involves adoption, but the message I would like to share is that each of us have our own faith journey to follow. We are all called to do different things and they can all be used for the glory of God...trials & all.

I've sat down several times to try & put something together, but the truth is I feel grossly underqualified to do anything like this. I've been praying for some time now that I would find some type of a class or seminar that could teach me a thing or two (or ten).

The good news is that I've found something that I really feel is meant for me. I'm hoping to attend the Proverbs 31 Ministries She Speaks Conference in Concord, NC. However, since we are socking away every bit of extra for the adoption it's hard to also save for the conference registration & airfare.

The reason I'm sharing this with you is two-fold:
  1. To put it out there. It's just been something that's been on my heart for some time. I thought if I share it with others it would keep me more accountable in trying to achieve this goal.
  2. To ask you to pray with me. Pray that if I am meant to do this that God would provide a way for that to happen.
Thanks for praying and be blessed!


Kristina said...

I'll be praying my friend!

Michelle said...

You know I am praying and I think you will be there. I wouldn't mind a detour to VA along the way :)

Annie said...

I will! You do this admirably on your blog!

Tereasa said...

This sounds wonderful. I will pray for you. Have you heard of CLASS? It may be something else for you to consider. The conference is less expesive.

Michelle said...

Like the new blog look :)

Kathy Eden said...

Praying!!! Concord is not too far where we use to live in NC.

Kim said...

This sounds amazing! I would love to go with you!

Laurel said...

I, too, have thought about attending that conference. What fun would that be, to meet some blogging friends there.

Faith is a topic that I love to speak on (I've had a speaking ministry for 20+ years.). I just gave a talk on Faith in November, at a Family Camp.

I pray that God will provide you with the opportunities to share about your Faith Walk.

And ... Theresa asked if you had heard of the CLASS conference. I attended about 12 years ago, and it was WONDERFUL. I would highly recommend it.

Also ... Kim (above) happens to be a friend of mine. A "for real" friend, that lives nearby. I am so excited to meet her little Elijah. (My youngest also happens to be an Elijah.)

Many blessings,

Laurel :)

PS: Would love to hear which orphanage your little Ghanaian princess is at.