"In every dream journey, there comes a moment when you have to quit living as if the purpose of life is to arrive safely at death. You have to go after a dream that is destined to fail without divine intervention. You have to go big or go home."-- Chase the Lion Devotional (Bible App)
Your dream is not a God-given dream if it can be obtained with your intellect, gifts, and resources. When you study the Word of God, every mission that God gave to a person was outside of their capacity to think of it and do by themselves. Think about Moses and Abraham alone.
Remember, in Ephesians 3:20, we are reminded that God is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we could ever ask or think.
There is a dream in you that you are scared of and that, my love, is the God-given dream He wants you to pursue. I know you have questioned where the resources will come from, how you will finance it, how it will all come together, and who will be able to help you with it, but honey, whatever God calls you to do, He equips you for it. When God calls you to do something, He is the Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the End, and He is all in your IN BETWEEN. He has considered and calculated all the factors and made a way for you.
All He needs is a YES.
Can you imagine when Mary was presented about having the savior of the world without physical intercourse? How can that be? It is impossible, but with God, nothing is impossible.
When the Founders and I first started this Sorority, it was beyond our dreams - What do you mean the largest Sorority in the world? How will that even happen?
Matter of factly, I didn't know any of the other Founders and we crossed paths, all because of the DREAMER that called us together. If we were honest, we probably thought it was just a college thing on the campus of Old Dominion University, but the baby kept growing.
We kept moving in it and although we had ALOT of warfare in the beginning, God kept it going. People are wondering why we are not as loaded with members being a 14 year old organization - but I have learned that great things must grow at a slow pace. Technically, a 14 year old is still trying to find themselves. We are still being pruned by Almighty God.
We have a RICH History of Overcoming!
There were many moments where we wanted to give up and close it down, BUT GOD.
There were moments where people left us hanging with no answers, BUT GOD.
There were moments where the enemy looked like he had the upper hand, BUT GOD.
There were people who tried to sabotage this vision by their own devices, BUT GOD.
There were people who mocked us and thought we were never going to be able to continue and be great, BUT GOD.
We have battled spirits of witchcraft and jezebels, usurpers of rebellion, slanderers, depressers, dividers, and the like.....BUT GOD.
But we have gotten women saved in our processes. People have been delivered from smoking in our processes. Women have been delivered from lust in our processes. Women have found greater opportunities because of this Sorority. Women have found lifetime friends because of this Sorority. Men and women in detention homes have received salvation because of this Sorority. People who were disenfranchised received support, food, shelter, and Christmas toys because of this Sorority. If I continue, a book would be born because of this Sorority.
So, we have a rich history of warfare and deliverance, times of war and times of peace, tears and doubts, scars and wounds, healings and breakthroughs.....but guess who gets the glory? Surely, not the Founders.....BUT GOD ALONE.
All because we said yes, followed suit, and kept going despite the circumstances.
Do not be weary in well doing, my dear Soror. If you have been sent by God, then rise up and take your place not only in this Sorority but in your life's mission.
We are all broken and being mended by God in different places in our life. Remember, we are broken people that live in a broken world.
Don't worry about the naysayers, the demons and spirits that work through people. Like Nehemiah building the wall, have the weapon (Sword of the Spirit) in one hand, and the tool you will build with in the other. Bear the Sisterhood. Disciple the Sisterhood. Lead the Sisterhood, Fellowship with the Sisterhood.
Understand your sister. Deal with her in wisdom and understanding. Don't get caught up in her symptoms of anger, absence, perversion, and other void fillers she has chosen to use at this time.....LOVE HER!
She is a part of GOD'S DREAM HERE - reconciling Queen's back into the Kingdom of God. Nurture her to the level that she allows because love will cover a multitude of her sins, break her strongholds, and set her free.
If you are a Lambda, a Queen of this great Sorority, then you are called to reconcile Queens back into the Kingdom of God and that calling means that you bear with her until she is in GOD'S DREAM FOR HER LIFE!
Sincerely & Fleur de Lise,
Founder Quiana Johnson, The Queen