Thursday, February 25, 2010

Godly Gals ~ Tami Sosa



Praise & Coffee Night Makes a Difference
By Tami Sosa

I had been looking forward to that night for a couple of months - Praise and coffee night for women had finally arrived!

As it was the first one I had ever attended, like a child I was filled with anticipation.
Nothing could have prepared me for the incredible experience, however.
It was a beautiful crisp night, so the event was held outside.
As approximately 50 of us stood to our feet to worship, the music began - the kind of worship that grabs you from the very first note.
As we cried out to God, the moon illuminated us like a light on a stage.
I opened my eyes for a moment, and was touched by what I saw.. As we sang "Hallelujah" (The only word in the world that is the same in every language I learned that night) People had stopped on the sidewalk and were watching us sing. People had also parked their cars close by with their windows down to hear us as well. 

I knew they felt the presence of God, for His word says in Psalm 22:3 that "God inhabits the praises of His people." As I praised, I wondered what was going on in the lives of the people that were observing us.
Did any of them maybe lose a loved one that week?
Is this maybe the first time they had ever seen people praising God?
 
Had God been speaking to them as of late, and this was yet another way He was drawing them to Himself?
 
Did any of them maybe have loved ones in Haiti?
I began to pray that God would meet them right where they were at that night - I didn't know what was going on in their lives, but God does.
I thank God that He allowed me to see Him at work that night. 

He saw it fit that those particular passers by just happened to be at that place, at that time so He could reveal to them - and to us - just how awesome He is...

A little about Tami; 
Tamilyn Sosa is married and lives in Deerfield beach, FL. She has been an insurance agent for 23 years. She is on the prayer web ministry at Calvary Chapel Ft. Lauderdale, and has been published  in The Sun Sentinel, The Good News of South Florida, The Happy Times and Chicken Soup for the Soul devotionals for women.

Seeking JOY on the Journey,


Bookmark and Share

1 Mel's World Friends Comments:

Praise and Coffee 10:39 AM  

Makes my heart leap!!!
Thanks Tami!

I'm putting a link to this on the Praise and Coffee Nights blog!
Sue

Related Posts with Thumbnails

Favorite Things









I'm a Sunday

Titus 2

TN BRB

I review for Thomas Nelson Book Review Bloggers I review for BookSneeze

Great Books!

  • God Chicks, Holly Wagner
  • Ten Minutes from Normal, Karen Hughes
  • Talent is NEVER enough, John Maxwell
  • Jesus, Life Coach, Laurie Beth Jones
  • Coached By Jesus, Allen Nelson
  • All the Simply Strategic Books, Morgan/Stevens
  • i am not, but i know I AM, Louie Giglio
  • Visioneering, Andy Stanley
  • Inside My Heart, Robin McGraw
  • For One More Day, Mitch Albom
  • The Difference Maker, John Maxwell
  • Tuesday's with Morrie, Mitch Albom
  • Winning With People, John Maxwell

Disclosure of Material Connection

Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

  © Blogger templates 'Neuronic' by Ourblogtemplates.com 2008

Back to TOP