Ok, God I am here

Ok, God I am here…..

When I left for France the first time ever in 2016, I gave up an job with a decent salary, a flat in Harlem, and the comfort and security of American life. Now, I had spoken to my Pastor's beforehand and made sure I had some confirmation from my community before I took this journey to Paris. The truth is, it was the challenge of letting go of my comfort zone was the most real and challenging in the days before I left for Paris. Despite the fear, on September 5th, 2016, I turned in the keys to my apartment and gave away all my remaining things that couldn't be sold, I moved to France for 2 and 1/2 months.

I distinctly remember arriving to my Airbnb sitting on my bed after arriving to France. I rented the space for 34 days. I sat down saying, "Ok, God I am hear." What happened next, I couldn't have imagined, but it unfolded a beautiful story that begin with 9 people in the heart of Paris and now has grown almost 7 or 8 times the size. But it's not this accomplishment that I boast in, it's that the Holy Spirit had somehow giving me the wisdom to surrender to Him when it didn't make sense. "Ok, God I am hear was my plea to the Lord, it meant, here I am I have given up everythi