Tuesday, June 26, 2018

God had other plans


There always seems to be a story or a lesson behind my products. The coasters are no different.

I believe that it was after my Birthday that I decided for the summer that I was only going to be making pillows and t-shirts especially since party t-shirts have become very popular. I wanted to make sure I was doing everything right.  So I made an announcement about it on social media.  God must have had a great laugh because somehow after my announcement I started feeling like something was missing, like my little spark had gone. 
Then out of the blue I saw something about making coasters. I researched it and everything. I even told a co-worker as well. But I was hesitant to act on it. Because I didn't want to put anymore pressure on myself. So I avoided buying the materials.  I would put them in my cart at work. But by the end of the day they were back in the shelf. This happened a lot. This coaster idea wasn't like the other ideas I have had it lingered. I even told that same co worker "the coasters are haunting me" She said "but the stuff". I put it in the cart but once again it went back. 
GOD stepped in! He touched something in me 1 day as I was scrolling the internet. I got the materials and then ordered the rest online. My co worker laughed as I told her what I had done and said " For someone who didn't want to do it, you are sure going all out!"
After I got my first set of materials I immediately went to work. I absolutely loved making them.
I didn't adjust my pervious statement on social media. I just posted results. 
If I would have listened to fear. I would have never experienced the happiness I have.
Fear will try to stop and/or stagnate your progress. Let God be the ruler of your life. Stop worrying about your plans and make sure you are doing what he has called you to do.

No comments:

Post a Comment