The past 30 days have been a whirlwind. I ended a job I've been at for 5 years and was blessed to be #intheroom with some AMAZING people. In August, I met Raekwon backstage before his concert at SOBs. Earlier in the day he released his first sneaker and thousands of people lined up to get a pair. Fans and colleagues alike showed up to make purchases and congratulate him on the release. It was incredible to see such a HUGE goal accomplished. It gave me hope.
I got to speak to his friend briefly backstage. I listened quietly as he connected this event to a dream almost 20 years prior. He told me he couldn't have imagined that his love for kicks would manifest like this. That he'd have the opportunity to release a shoe. 20 years later, a thought, has become a reality. I could see the unbelief in his eyes. He was living it, and it was still hard to believe. I was so blessed by that conversation. I needed to hear that. I needed to witness that testimony. Anyone that has a desire or dream needs a "Dreams Come True" reminder every now and then. This was my night. If I ever see them again, I'll thank them. #KeepDreaming
This past Monday I was #Intheroom with another group of dream chasers. Rob Markman and Kristin Coral interviewed Kirby Maurier and Vince Valholla in the Engine Room. They discussed her new album "Doing the Most" which was released on iTunes July 31st.
Rob and Kristin let me sit in on the interview and honey it was a treat! I learned a lot but most importantly, I met some really cool people. Them + Kirby's realness = My favorite Red light special Podcast.
I've been friends with Kirby and Vince for a while and it's been such a joy witnessing their journey. Kirby's vocals are CRAZY! She also wrote and arranged the album as well. Talented much? Click The "Learn More" Link to listen to the podcast. At the end she does a Mariah Carey impersonation ("Forth of July" - If you'd like to listen to the original song) that's going to make you raise your hand in praise. *cues organ* #Church I wish you all continued success!