Vintson launches Put on Your Crown non secular weblog for women
By JENNIFER COHRON
In Might, Kathy Vintson stood earlier than her ultimate graduating class at Cordova Excessive Faculty and advised them to maintain strolling as a result of their steps had been ordered. (The latter is a reference to Psalm 37:23 and a favourite saying of her beloved grandmother.)
After 30 years in schooling, a profession capped off by changing into the primary feminine principal of CHS, Vintson felt as unsure about retirement as youngsters do earlier than launching into a brand new section of life with the toss of a cap. This month, she adopted her personal recommendation with the debut of “Put on Your Crown,” a weblog aimed toward encouraging women to develop of their relationship with Jesus Christ.
“Revelation three:11 says, ‘I’m coming quickly. Maintain on to what you have got, in order that nobody will take your crown.’ My candy sister, I wish to battle with you to assert and maintain on to your crown, your birthright. I need you to return to know who you might be, love your self, stroll in HIS gentle, and stay the most effective life potential!” Vintson writes within the web site’s About Me part.
The weblog grew out of the dream of writing a e book that Vintson has harbored for a number of years. She hoped to encourage different women by sharing her personal story of being raised by a loving Pentecostal grandmother after each of her dad and mom proved unable to take care of her whereas battling their very own demons.
Religion didn’t stop Vintson from experiencing the brokenness that was a part of her story, nevertheless it did change her perspective.
As an educator, Vintson typically encountered younger women going via their very own struggles and mentored them as she was ready however couldn’t share the Gospel with them as a result of they had been in a public faculty setting.
Vintson typically spoke of hope to her college students with out having the ability to explicitly talk about the supply of her personal. The varsity’s mantra below Vintson, particularly after the April 2011 tornadoes, turned the strictly secular, “When the world says, ‘Hand over,’ hope whispers, ‘Attempt it yet another time.'”
“I’ve felt like a caged lion and now I can roar,” she stated.
Throughout Christmas break in 2018, Vintson started writing what would later turn out to be posts for “Put on Your Crown.”
Concurrently, Vintson was taking a mentoring class for women with Sumiton Church of God co-pastor Jamie Massey that gave her the braveness to pursue her writing dream.
The aim assertion she wrote for the category turned the tagline for “Put on Your Crown” — “Know Who You Are. Love Your self. Stroll in His Mild. Reside the Greatest Life Potential.”
As soon as the choice was made, the phrases started to movement extra rapidly than she may write them down. Not but sure of easy methods to flip them right into a e book, Vintson determined to begin with a weblog that would someday be changed into a extra polished kind.
Her arms trembled earlier than publishing the primary put up earlier this month.
Titled “Put on Your Crown — Your Father is the King,” Vintson wrote about not having sufficient cash to compete in a magnificence pageant in her adolescence however claiming the non secular crown she possessed as “a daughter of the King.”
The put up ended, “Now I perceive that more often than not, similar to me, you don’t really feel very royal. As a matter of reality, there are days when, if I permit it, my circumstances or the folks round me could make me really feel extra like a pauper than a princess. You might be a younger girl coping with bullying, low vanity, loneliness, or probably a foul residence life the place you’re feeling there isn’t any escape. You might be a brand new mommy as much as your ears in soiled diapers, nasal syringes, and projectile vomiting. You might be a spouse and mother coming into mid-life with youngsters, scorching flashes, weight acquire, and extra calls for in your time than you’re feeling you possibly can deal with. You might be an empty nester coping with excessive change, loneliness, and confusion as to what you’ll do together with your life now that it doesn’t revolve round another person. Or it’s possible you’ll be a seasoned girl, probably a widow, worrying about well being points, and fearing what the long run holds. It doesn’t matter what section of life you might be in, your heritage stays the identical. It’s time to choose up your crown, your birthright, and put on it with satisfaction and confidence in realizing who you might be — a daughter of the King!”
The response has been overwhelming to Vintson.
Women she has met all through her life are supporting her dream and sharing her posts with their circle of associates on Fb.
She has but to recover from the expertise of a reader saying, ‘I wanted this in the present day.'”
“When you understand that any individual was hurting and it made a distinction, that’s so humbling,” Vintson stated.
The weblog and related Fb web page are up to date day by day.
The following step is a “You’ve got Been Topped” social media problem.
“I wish to put that out for women to put up a crown with an image of a girl they know to affirm her and fill social media up with these crowns,” Vintson stated.
Readers can discover Vintson’s weblog at www.wear-your-crown.com.