My mother, Rosie Mae Ferguson-King, passed on to Glory in 1976 at age 41. My journey began in 1977 at age 23. I wasn’t quite aware of what was happening to me at this time but for over the next four years I was consumed by the Holy Spirit. Words of poetry and song poured out of me like water. I was urged to write it all down. I was visited, almost nightly, by the Holy Spirit. I was awakened out of my sleep and even called by name, Vanessa. This is an experience I will always remember. And as He suddenly entered my life, at this time, He was suddenly gone, but not His purpose for my life.
The Spirit was so noticeable when He was in the room (in me) and equally noticeable when He wasn’t.
I believed in the energy, and every feeling and word that was deposited in me, at that time, and I still believe today. I was compelled to write it all down and I’m so glad I did because had I not – I would be saying, “I use to write poetry.”
You have to know that you know that you know – when He calls. And I accepted His call. I started sending my work to the Library of Congress for copyright as Poetry by Vanessa King until I self-published my first book of a 3-book series, titled, His Gift to Me: Poetic Humanities.
His Gift to Me is still unfolding. It has come from one book of three to the podcast of me reading my book and offering words of hopefulness, to His Gift to Me apparel, with an audiobook, on the horizon and other His Gift to Me products to come.
Trust and “believe” as The Word of God says in Philippians 1:6 He being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.
God’s Word says in Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
Do not be afraid to do what is better for you and what you have been (spiritually) assigned to. Know that the Word of God also says in 2 Timothy 1:7 For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. With that said and with that read, I encourage you to go forward; take that leap of Faith and bring your dream(s) to fruition, in Jesus’ name.