Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Audacious Belief Can Be Expensive

May I introduce you to one fabulous "real" Christian young woman, Laura. Trip on over to her new blog and to get to "know" her in cyberspace.

God has blessed me with many relationships, but few can even come close to the value of being connected to Laura. A few years ago she asked me to mentor her spiritually. The greatest joy for any mentor is to see your protege progress to a level that exceeds all you've ever known personally. Laura is that for me. Now, we come together as peers. Only occasionally does she call on me as mentor; but oh, how I enjoy the honor of her being my dear, dear friend.

For a couple of years we have been working on helping her find her voice in writing and public speaking. We have a dream that is still unfulfilled that we will do a comedy routine to help young people and novice business people with etiquette. We feel comedy will be needed to hold the attention of young people and help them transition through their necessary changes for "protocol with ease." We worked for over a year developing this "business" and after much marketing research we decided the market was not in place for us to be compensated for the cost to operate "Protocol With Ease." Now, we offer it to ministries as our time allows.

Well.........here is a preview of Audacious Belief Blog:

The idea of blogging has intrigued me for some time. I'm not sure what has taken me so long.

  • Busy work schedule?

  • Hectic home life with kids?

  • Attention Deficit Disorder?

  • Fear? Ouch(that one hurt)!!

Whatever the reason, tonight I felt compelled to BEGIN THE BLOG.I've actually been mulling over the name of the blog for months. Nothing seemed to quite fit. I even plugged in a handful that came back "unavailable".

I then decided to let Holy Spirit direct my fingers and "Audacious Belief" is what came out. What?! Where did that come from?! I must admit I hesitated for a minute and then surrendered to "Okay God - whatever??!!" (Yes, I talk with Him like that).

So, Audacious Belief, it is. Let's see where this journey takes us.


This is Kay again, make my day and check out Laura's blog. She is an amazing young woman who is utterly surrendered to our Lord. I chuckled when she told me about the title, and I told her that God will give her adventures that demand audacious belief. Daring to write "Thriving Christians" has been expensive; I can only imagine what "Audacious Belief" will demand in life experiences.


Laura Capell said...

Thank you for the kind words, Kay. This Thanksgiving, just like the last several years, you are at the top of my list for blessings to appreciate. It sure has been an adventurous period since we met and I am immensely grateful to have you as my mentor and friend along the way. Love you beyond words!

Chatty Kelly said...

I'll bet you are a great mentor! I'm heading to her blog now.

© 2008 Kay Martin

Thrive In Christ

Who I Am In Christ by Neil Anderson

For several months we will center on this book to pursue Thriving in our Christian journey.

Neil challenges us with: "Do you know who you are in God's eyes? We are no longer products of our past. We are primarily products of Christ's work on the cross. Who we are determines what we do.

You are not who you are in Christ because of the things you have done, you are in Christ because of what He has done. He died and rose again so that you and I could live in the FREEDOM of His love."

That's just the introduction. More to follow.