out into the unknown

I’ve been slowly leaking the following information over the last couple of weeks, but I figured it’s time for me to be a little less on the down-low and a little more out-in-the-open.  So, here it is…for those who don’t know.

I began writing a blog, just to get my roommate off my back, about 2 years ago.  Not too long after I started sharing my thoughts with the world, I got some positive feedback on it – surprise.  About a year later, I was sitting in church and God placed in my spirit that one day I would be a writer – BIG surprise. It caught me off guard and I tucked it neatly under the “when I grow up” file.  In recent months, I have not been able to get away from the repeated thought of beginning to pursue writing. So when someone suggested I look into attending the She Speaks Conference, I got excited about the opportunity and my dream began to take shape once again, this time in the forefront of my mind.

I have been an art teacher for the last 8 years and found out a couple of weeks ago that the school I work for is not renewing my contract for the next school year.  This, in a way, has been the answer to a prayer that God would begin to open up opportunities to focus on writing and ministry. Though this adds stress to life overall, I am excited about where God is leading. I know that She Speaks is a great next step.  In an attempt to raise the money for the conference I have set up a personal scholarship.  I know writing is part of what God has for me and I am willing to do whatever it takes to learn more about how to write with excellence and write in a way that ministers to women around me.

So, here we go…new horizons, new things to learn and a small step…

out into the unknown


If you feel led to join me in this exciting call, there are two ways to participate.  You can call Proverbs 31 Ministries at 877-731-4663 to contribute or send a check payable to Proverbs 31 Ministries to:

Proverbs 31 Ministries

She Speaks Scholarship/Laura Mullen
616-G Matthews-Mint Hill Road
Matthews, NC 28105

Please be sure to designate the scholarship in my name in order

to credit my scholarship fund. You will be receipted for your

tax-deductible donation. For more information:



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