The Season of Waiting

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As I was having a bible study last night I got so excited about sharing it.  The first lesson went over the season of waiting and we all know what that is like but you may not call it a season.  In Ecclesiastes 3:11 it says “God has set the right time for everything.” As I was reminded of this scripture it was the timing of this bible study that was amazing.  I have had the DVD and book for awhile but I hadn’t set up a time to start it until a friend needed me and this was the answer God said use and he was right.  I needed the lesson just as much as my friend did.  God is awesome and I know I can be a little cheesy but I that’s ok, I’m excited.

As I heard the sermon about the season of waiting I looked around and said yes I have been waiting and its been difficult but look what he has done.  God has given me a new home, a new church, new friends, a movie, published books, a great non-profit ministry, a new job, and he has made me more desirable as the one for the one.  God knows my hearts desires and he knows yours; look around and see what he has done and smile.  We all have our bad days of “Why not now?” but just remember he knows best.

Be the Incredible….Happy New Year

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As I watched Ed Norton in The Incredible Hulk deal with a great power he didn’t want but was given, it reminded me of why God only gives us so much power as individuals.  As individuals with the type of power The Hulk was created to have we would destroy people and things closes to us without even trying and as a group of people it would be catastrophic aka mob mentality.

I have submitted my manuscript and pray that it will be published through this great publisher so that the gift God has given me can be shared in a powerful way.  Do not try to do everything on your own. God puts people in our lives with strengths that we do not have to help us grow and prosper in the gifts he has given us.  Don’t be afraid to ask for help.

No one really wants to be alone it just happens that way sometimes but its what you do with your time that is a test of God’s.  God wants to see how you will use your time.  Will you use your time wisely and selfless or will you be selfish and foolish? Look to Jesus for help and you will see the truth and love you seek.  God wants you to succeed with the gifts he has given you if you use them for good.

You know What I love?

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You know what I love? I love the Lord.  There are days when I doubt my dreams, goals, and desires.  I ask myself, “Are you serious?”.  I do not have someone as in another human being asking me everyday “Did you do this? or Did you do that?” when it comes to my writing, and creative passions.  It is just me and God.  God is the only one that can make all these things happen and I am at his mercy.  My hands are his hands so when he says write I write and when he says stop I stop.  God does bring things to my attention by allowing me to see things on a to-do list that I would problem forget to do if I didn’t write it down.

I have been blessed with my first potential sponsor, my first potential song in the movie, and potential actors for the movie.  I’m no fool … no sirree… I plan to live for God not me.

I am looking for sponsors to help with catering food, restaurant locations for a scene in the movie and other additional products  and services we can showcase in the movie.  If you are a local business in the Memphis, TN (metro area) and would be interested in sponsoring us please email Stacey Robinson at actingoutforlove@gmail.com.

God’s Beautiful Script

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God can write the most beautiful things.  As I dream and write ideas down I have to laugh because I often wonder why I can’t have these in reality.  The romantic things that come to mind I have lived some but have yet to live others.  But as soon as I ponder this question God reminds me that you are still young and your new life has just begun.  I’m his baby of almost 4 … decades old.

He has so many great plans for me that I can’t even imagine; which I am grateful for because it sweetens the surprise.   Even through loneliness I find comfort with to do list of redoing Sela’s bedroom and ideas for renovating the kitchen and then working on my book and script.  I’m definitely not bored… haha.

I did make the mistake of telling Sela, a 9 year old, I was working on her room yesterday and of course I received several text asking if I was done with it in a matter of 30 minutes.  I am her wonder woman and she believes I can do anything.  I will be lucky if I get done before she comes home.  The Lord has me moving and shaking so as I act out his beautiful script I am thankful for living, I’m thankful for the people who do love me, my home, and all the other littles things he provides for me.

This is a year of Thankfulness and many blessings to come.

 

“But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord,
whose confidence is in him.
They will be like a tree planted by the water
that sends out its roots by the stream.
It does not fear when heat comes;
its leaves are always green.
It has no worries in a year of drought
and never fails to bear fruit.”

So You Think You Know Me

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My story!

We all assume a lot in life; about people, places, things, or what’s going to happen next.  The best way to know someone is to share your story.  When you share your story with others you share life and give life to someone else’s story.

Share your story with God’s truth.

“Your lives are echoing the Master’s Word …. The news of your faith in God is out. We don’t even have to say anything anymore — you’re the message!”

(1 Thessalonians 1:8 MSG)

Referenced Wisdom

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James 1:5-8

As I write a research paper I am blessed with great wisdom of others that walk with Christ.  

     One of the philosophies that Author James C. Petersen uses in life is from his mother.  She said, “James, I want you to be the kind of person who treats women well.  When you take her home to her parents, be sure she’s in as good or better shape as when you picked her up.” (Petersen, J.C., 2007, p.209)

C.S. Lewis- “Don’t wait until you love people to act on their behalf. Act on their behalf, and you will come to love them.” 

What it takes

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I am connected to the world by many social media sites that receive my WordPress posts.  This is a great way to connect with many people.  Although we may be connected or followed we don’t always see the results of business.  I was reading a spam email this morning about that very subject.  I do agree with what the gentleman was saying.   We have the tools but because the internet is flooded we cannot always live off our personal business.

What does it take to make your dreams a reality? To be 1 of the million authors that people stop and read.  I know from other Authors experiences it takes patience, perseverance, passion, and faith in God.

What do you do to make your business thrive? I would love feedback and ideas.