We all have dreams for what our life can be. When I was young I had dreams of being a singer. I had a band for many years and loved it very much. The band split and I went to college. I wanted to be a nurse. I was not able to get into the nursing program at first. Disappointed I majored in film. Sometimes God will close doors in order to get you to the place he wants for your to be. For me, I pray to God that my hopes and dreams will align with this will. I have found that reading my bible everyday really helps me to be encouraged. Sometimes I read one passage and other times I read for a half hour. The Bible can be overwhelming trying to figure out how to use it for your needs. I started at the beginning of Psalms. The bible is a living meaning God can talk to you through it’s passages. For example you may read a passage that jumps out at you. It seemed everywhere I was getting the same message wait and be patient. I prayed “Ok, God I get it. I feel an urgency to get moving in life, but you keep saying wait and be patient. Everything under control my timing is best.” God is teaching me to trust in him and it is very hard on me because I am a doer. When I see God working I’m excited. My wisdom today is to wait and be patient. Read a little in your bible. Have a wonderful day!
Let me introduce myself. I am Lea Ann Vandygriff and I have written my first book Seasons Once Upon My Innocence.
The book explores the loss of innocence when adversities hit a small southern town. Perhaps in seasons you will be able to find that by one young girls journey through innocence lost, you can learn to accept, forgive and find comfort in the strength God has given her in some of the darkest days and endless joy that surrounds her life.
My hope is that through the books and this journal we can together grow in our faith and relationship with Christ. Let me know what’s on your mind through comments. I will do my best to share the wisdom God has given me through my many trials over the years. I’m looking for you to help me grow as much as I can help you. Together we can become the people God needs for us to be. Are you willing to take the journey with me?
We all begin life with innocence not yet touched by the world around us. The life we live molds us and forms us into the person we become. God promises to give each of us the opportunity to know him at some point in our lives. How we chose to use this information is up to us. We can choose to ignore His offer of salvation or be can embrace it.
God will put adversities in your life that can both drive you away from Him or bring Him closer to you. God gives you the choice of how you handle yourself in moments of crisis and joy.