Unpacking from She Speaks 2012

Posted by on Jul 23, 2012 in Blog Posts | 12 comments

Kelli, me, and Sharita at She Speaks

I am back home from the whirlwind weekend at She Speaks.  What a great time it was as 650 of us gathered for sessions with those ahead of us on the writing, speaking, and leading journey to learn from them, gathering much information to process.

Encouragement abounded as Lysa TerKeurst, Renee Swope, Karen Ehman, Whitney Capps, Luann Prater, and Liz Curtis Higgs shared biblical messages in the general sessions.  A plethora of others gifted in their callings and ministries both on and off staff with Proverbs 31 Ministries shared their advice in the breakout sessions.

I rode with two others from my hometown and you will want to check out their blogs, too!  Kelli Wommack and Sharita Knobloch were wonderful traveling companions and on our way home we recapped the highlights of what we learned from God and from others during our time in Concord, NC.

All three of us are excited to see how God will use the gifts of writing and speaking He has given us to bring encouragement, hope, and most of all the truth of His Word to others.

So, I am home.  I have just unpacked my suitcase.  Laundry is going.

But, I had to tell you something  before resuming my home keeping.

I  also unpacked valuable information that I plan to implement right away here and in preparation for speaking in the future.

I hope you will notice these changes in the days ahead and be blessed by them.

Here I am, taking the next step thankful for God’s gracious goodness that flowed from this past weekend!

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  1. So much fun sharing God stories this weekend. You are beautiful inside and out. You are incredibly gifted and I cannot wait to see how God continues to use you in powerful ways. I am praying for some future ministry opportunity together.
    Love you!

    • Thank you Kelli! I am looking forward to shared opportunities as well. Thank you for being a wonderful cheerleader and a gracious friend always. Love you too!

  2. Your gracious heart resonates, Amy. God is all over you and I count it a joy to have met you. Can’t wait to see what the Lord does through you!

    • Dawn, thank you for your kind words! It was a pleasure to get to meet you and I pray God’s best for you as you continue to walk in the direction He calls you.

  3. So blessed that God allowed us to share this experience together! Also, I am super stoked to check out your blog/website. This is legit, sister.

    Finally… I’m glad we FOUND THE KEYS. (Ahem, Kelli. 🙂 Love you!

    • Thank you Sharita! I have some tweaking to do and if I switch to WordPress, you may need to come see me in “the home”, but whatever!

      What a blessing the weekend was and will continue to be. God’s goodness abounds! Amen?

      Love you and yes, I am so glad we found the keys! How many facials could we have had? Hmmmm. Rob says he would have paid for me to fly home. Sounds like I almost could have left y’all stranded. : /

      You’re a blessing!

  4. Amy, it was really a pleasure to meet you and enjoy the evening with you. It was not a coincidence. You radiate Jesus and my spirit bears witness with that. I’ll be praying for you as you continue on your journey doing even greater things for His glory. Love and Blessings.

    • Truly, God connected us and I am so happy He did! We must keep in touch.

      Keep me posted on progress your way and specific prayer needs. I can’t wait to see His plans for you unfold out here in cyberspace my sister in Jesus!

      Take the next step! ; )

  5. So glad you are all home safely! I can’t wait to read more about things in your upcoming blogs. your posts are such a blessing and minister to me more than you will ever know!! Love, Katherine

    • Hey Katherine,
      I look forward to sharing things either in written form or visually as I make changes and continue to put into place some things learned from the weekend.
      You have always been a sweet encourager for me and that ministers to me more than YOU will ever know. I appreciate your genuine support. Love you!

  6. I’m not going to lie: I’m a little jealous of all 650 of you who were able to attend She Speaks this past weekend. Maybe God will make a way for me to go next year. 😉

    I just came over from WLWW. I’m excited to read and see what you unpack from the conference. Also, I am so encouraged by the verse from Psalms in your header — don’t change that!

    • I am so glad you came on over from WLWW! Thank you for taking the time to read the post and for commenting.

      My prayer is that you will have the opportunity to go to SS2013. It was beneficial even though I have so much I wish to learn. I’m learning to continue taking things one step at a time.

      At some point, P31 Ministries will make available some of their CDs from the weekend. So, keep your eyes open and grab some that appeal to your particular area and “attend” a bit from this year’s conference.

      I hope to return next year and I will see you there, Lord willing. Keep me posted okay?

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