By Tamica Smith Jones
God offers moment possibilities and we can’t be afraid to take the possibilities we’re given in lifestyles. That’s the message a former collegiate basketball celebrity, Dr. Tamica Smith Jones, provides in her memoir, A Ball and Dream.
Circumstances, offerings and missteps alongside the best way look poised to make existence tricky and threaten to derail goals, yet as an alternative Jones reveals that after one course closes one other chance offers itself.
“You needs to think for you to conquer any scenario or condition. should you fall, by no means remain down,” Jones writes in regards to the hindrances she encountered and the turns her lifestyles took whereas pursuing her pursuits. “Get again up, and cross in a distinct course. it's also very important that even though under pressure, distressed and occasionally depressed, you recognize that ‘greater is He that's inside me then he that's on the planet’ ” (1 John 4:4).
Her mom and dad’ divorce while she used to be younger results in the blessing of a combined relatives. wasting a faculty scholarship forces her to discover paintings to pay for her schooling – a role that results in her assembly her destiny husband.
Jones writes approximately her life’s excessive issues – good fortune at the basketball court docket, marriage, the start of her son – in addition to the lows she is going via – lashing out at a fellow pupil and having to alter faculties for this reason, and later, bouts with unemployment and struggles in her occupation. Jones’ path in existence is whatever yet a tender trip, yet she has religion that God is guiding her.
God supplies moment percentages, Jones writes, and she or he advises readers to not shrink back from pursuing new possibilities as long as the hassle is made to stick in His will.
She writes: “Throughout my lifestyles, i've got discovered that there are wills of God, His permissive will and His ideal will. i feel that with permissive will, He permits us to make offerings which are in accordance with our personal command. those offerings and reviews may possibly end up to show out undesirable, yet God permits it. notwithstanding, i feel that opens the doorways of chance at each step. no matter if issues appear like they aren't going good, i admire to assert ‘it is operating on your solid’ (Romans 8:28).”
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“[Jones’] frankness concerning the offerings and results she made alongside the adventure frees one to maneuver in religion no longer fear,” acknowledged Bishop Ruth W. Smith of sunshine of the area, about A Ball and a Dream. “God proves via Dr. Smith Jones’ tale that he's the God of one other probability. This ebook is a needs to learn for an individual who has a imaginative and prescient and wish to be encouraged to maintain going.”
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