I want to help you determine what gets your attention. Before you took interest in reading this blog identify what got your attention was it the title? What was it? Have you stopped to think about what is it you need to turn your focus on? I myself could probably turn my focus from what others think about me and focus on what TMH “God” thinks about me the Bible says, ”For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” Jeremiah 29:11 remember he said “For I Know” and not “They Know” Continue reading “#CupcakesForDinner | GirlTalk on What Gets Your Attention?”
The home that Martin Luther King was born in. King was born in an upstairs bedroom right here in this house January 15, 1929, he then lived here for 12 years of his childhood in the 1930s-40s before it became a rental property.
This house was purchased by King’s maternal grandfather Dr. A. D. Williams. I wonder how much he’s purchased this house for? Around that time the minimum wage was .22 cents an hour and the average worker made $200-$400 a year. I can only imagine.
This area is still an active community today and private residence. To keep this area protected the house on each side have been restored and are part of the historic site.
There are certain times you’re allowed to go in for an inside tour for a fee and no cameras are allowed in the real home (I heard) I didn’t go inside for a tour.
Martin Luther King, Jr Birth-home
501 Auburn Avenue
21 ways to Dream Again with Pro Basketball Player Isaiah Austin
- Be clear on your vision (visualize your dreams)
- Dream BIGGER than your last dream
- Push yourself to make your dreams come true
- Keep positive about your dreams and hang on to your visions
- Believe in yourself
- Be convinced that you belong
- Trust God and keep focus on your own work (trust His plan for your life)
- Put your dreams in Gods hands
- Keep your Faith and work through adversity
- Hold your head high through the struggle
- Never give up (keep a positive mindset stay away from negative ppl)
- Let God guide you through
- Make progress each day (get closer and closer to your goals)
- Be thankful (never ungrateful)
- Good vibes only
- Stay blessed (never stressed)
- Ask your support team to keep a hand on you (your mom can be your rock) someone who strengthens you
- Step your game up (look for ways to help you get funded and seek the right opportunities)
- Inspire someone who can change the world
- 2 Corinthians 5:7
- Dream Again
Joseph Interprets A Dream
Believe in your Dreams and be clear on what they are. Don’t let nobody tell you what you can’t do. For instance, Isaiah knew what His Dreams were to the point He would visualize every part of them from the time He was five years old living in CA Dreaming of playing in the NBA. Walk in the shoes of your Dreams play out the details clearly and let your vision drive you where you want to be.
Genesis 40:4 “The captain of the guard assigned two men to Joseph, and he attended them”
Have you ever stopped to think God assigned someone to you? You’ll know when someone is assigned to you God will make you aware of that and if not pray for discernment, because there are some people who are ATTACHED to you while others are actually ASSIGNED to you. Know the difference!
8 “We both had Dreams,” they answered, “but there is no one to interpret them.” Then Joseph said to them, “Do not interpretations belong to God? Tell me your Dreams.” Joseph told them their Dreams and the representation as He predicted and instructed the men to mention Him to Pharaoh.
The men forgot all about Joseph and never mentioned Him to Pharaoh. Some of us can relate to this situation in a way we help out others and put them on to bigger and better things, and as soon as they get on top they forget all about you. Does anyone have the answer to that? Like hello did you not help them with their Dreams.
Lesson: When you’re powerless over a situation, commit to God and live a life that is faithful to His plan.
“You can’t make your Dreams a reality until you learn to believe in yourself until you find that moment when you are convinced that you belong” Isaiah Austin, Pro basketball player Isaiah Austin Foundation
Joseph Challenge To Dream Again
God want his children to prosper and everything we touch shall prosper. Speak prosperity over your life.
Genesis 39:2 The Lord was with Joseph so that he prospered, and he lived in the house of Po-ti-phar. 3 When Potiphar saw that the Lord was with him and that the Lord gave him success in everything he did.
Ask yourself is the Lord with you? Are you succeeding in everything that you do?
Genesis 39:6 “So Potiphar left everything he had in Joseph’s care; with Joseph in charge, he did not concern himself with anything except the food he ate” Joseph needs to stay healthy and in good shape.
Now Joseph was well-built and handsome, who else do we know that’s well built and handsome? Of course Isaiah Austin. The ladies will lust after a good looking man and demand overnight stay. It takes serious discipline to brush a lot off your shoulders, and stay focused on your Dreams. We all know the humiliation some women bring when they are turned down and rejected. Guard your reputation and stay away from lies and slander.
No matter your circumstances you are still blessed by the Lord. God made you a success. Following Joseph’s example and being faithful to God is more than enough. It’s a tough battle to fight against temptation you have the power and don’t let no one take that from you. Do not be discouraged and let nothing stop you finish your race. You have a purpose don’t think you’re suffering there’s a great reward waiting for you. Future success.
“It’s my vision the way I see, I am also talking about something much bigger. I strive to have a life vision. It’s all about how well you can visualize your Dreams. A big part of my story is about Dreams and what it takes to make them come true. I stayed positive and kept hanging on to my vision” Isaiah Austin, Pro basketball player Isaiah Austin Foundation
Dream Again With Isaiah Austin
Being brought a bad report and still have the hope to Dream Again. Joseph was someone who was loved deeply by everyone. Have you been loved so much the people around you started hating? “Some people only hate you because of the way other people love you” Yes Joseph can relate and sometimes it’s not just by your friends and enemies, in this case, it is His own family. Listen to Joseph’s message.
Genesis 37:5 Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him all the more. 6 He said to them, Listen to this dream I had: This is where we tend to mess up at by telling our dreams to those who don’t have us in their best interest at heart. Which give them all the reasons to hate even more? Our positions in life will make those around us feel inferior to our dreams without a doubt and will not want to serve alongside us due to jealousy, so keep that in mind.
No matter how much you want to look out for people stay away from Dream Killers. Before you allow anyone to strip you for all you got rescue yourself, and be delivered from the hands of your enemies.
It’s ok to be torn to pieces the best part is to pick yourself back up and Dream Again. it is tough being comforted at such a time we often refuse comfort when things are not going our way and that’s the end of that, because you don’t want to hear what anyone have to say, so you sit and dwell on a million assumptions, but God is saying don’t worry I got this. God knows the plans he has for our lives plans to prosper us and to give us hope and a future. God plans are better than we can imagine. Never be uncertain about your dreams. Click the picture and go visit Isaiah.
“I did what Joseph from the Bible would’ve done: I trusted God and kept my focus on the work in front of me. I had left it in God’s hands, which meant I had trusted that He would take care of me. I kept my faith and worked through much adversity to get to this moment” Isaiah Austin, Pro basketball player Isaiah Austin Foundation