Monday, June 20, 2011

Tiny Glimpses of Big Dreams

Once upon a time, there was a girl. She was an everyday, ordinary girl. She had lots of flaws and issues, but one thing she got right - she loved God with her whole heart.

This girl who loved God had a dream. A big dream. An impossible dream. Lots of people would listen to her dream, politely smiling, with a look in their eyes that said, "That'll never happen." But a few people encouraged this girl to go for her dream.

One of those encouragers was once a dreamer herself. Fourteen or so years ago she had a dream. Some people told her that she was foolish to dream so big. But others told her to press on. When her dream came true, she knew that she needed to help other girls like her. So she began investing in lives of other Jesus-lovin' dreamer girls.

This past weekend, the lives of the dreamer girl and her encourager intersected for a few precious moments. Those moments were made especially precious when the encourager was able to hand over one tiny glimpse of that dream to the dreamer girl.

From left to right: Lysa TerKeurst, Tyler Rowan, Holly Good.
(Featured, P31 Woman magazine, July 2011 edition.)

A closer small article published in that magazine.

Closer still...the author of that little article (and an autograph from her encouraging friend).
A Jesus-lovin' dreamer step closer to her dream, her calling. Encouraged to keep running after her dream, but especially encouraged to keep running after her God - the Dream-Giver.

What is the dream hidden in your heart? Might I pray for you today, that you will be encouraged to press on after your dream and after the Dream-Giver?


  1. this is amazing!
    my dream is to be a published christian devotional writer. I've written about it on my blog on the Dreams of Writing Post.
    thanks for your prayers

  2. I have so many God-sized dreams I don't even know where to start! I have a love for broken and hurting women and children and I want to do what I can with what I have to alleviate their suffering. Whether that be writing encouraging devo's, inviting people into my home, praying, etc.
    I REALLY want to be a missionary in Thailand, I want to help stop Human Trafficking and the exploitation of Human Beings, and I want to be ALL that God created me to be.

    Thank you so much for praying!

  3. I've got chills seeing your name in P31 magazine! I am SO SO SO SO proud of you my friend! WOW! Praising God with you!!

  4. Did I tell you this ROCKS? If not it does. Love you girl... ;)


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