And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you. (1 Peter 5:10 ESV)
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For Alma Thomas, it’s safe to assume 2017 was a year filled with defining moments.
Consider, for instance, how Thomas, a New York Christian-based author, essentially discovered her purpose to compose an assortment of life-altering books.
For what it worth, it was a monumental blessing in disguise for this devout woman of faith.
A native of Amityville, New York, Thomas is the mastermind behind From The Waiting Room To The Recovery Room, her featured written work that debuted in May 2017.
As Thomas explained, it is awe-inspiring, tear-jerking published work that was produced amid a devastating crossroad in her life, as well as that of her ailing teenage son, who was left fighting for his life.
“God gave me the idea to write From The Waiting Room To The Recovery Room in February 13 2009 when the emergency room doctor walked into the room and told me that he did all that he could do and that my 18-year-old son didn’t make it,” Thomas told Making Headline News this week. “But I could never finish the book.”
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Interestingly, approximately seven years later, Thomas recaptured the vision to assemble a book that depicts her spiritual encounter with God from what undoubtedly was a dreaded waiting room at the time.
“In 2016, someone asked me to write an article for a magazine,” said Thomas, recalling the memorable timeline that led to the birthing of her featured book.
And, the rest, as they say, was history.
Roughly seven years removed from arguably the darkest hour of her life, Thomas demonstrated immense faith by composing a From The Waiting Room To The Recovery Room book that’s accompanied by four pivotal questions:
“What do you do when find yourself in God’s waiting room? How do you move past the feelings of doubt, fear, and low self-esteem? How do you forgive the people who hurt you?” said a spokesperson for Thomas’ featured book at Amazon.com.
“It is time to move from your painful past into your destiny. How do you survive your waiting room and not only live through it, but going from your waiting room to the delivery room and finally to the recovery room, where you recover all that you lost and what the enemy stole? Pursue it, for you shall surely recover it all.”
An author who has become a fixture for the South Carolina-based Sonship Publishing that is headed by longtime businesswoman Vanessa Johnson, Thomas’ From The Waiting Room To The Recovery Room is comprised of 166 pages in length and, much to her delight, has been as good as advertised.
And, then there’s Dream Killers, Thomas’ initial solo-authored book that made its official release on Valentine’s Day in 2017.
A written work that is comprised of 126 pages, Thomas’ Dream Killers appropriately issues a notable reminder by which we all should adhere.
That is, “We are all born dreamers,” said an Amazon spokesperson for Thomas’ Dream Killers. “Each one of us has dreamed during our lifetime. As little children, we often dream about what we are going to be when we grow up and as we mature our dreams may change over time and some of us have rocked our dreams to sleep or allowed them to die.
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“Many of our dreams did not die a natural death. Instead, they were murdered,” an Amazon spokesperson continued. “As you read Dream Killers, you will be asked to ID your dream killers. There are a few suspects in custody, and you need to identify who or what might be on the hunt to kill your dream.”
According to Thomas, who has been apart of several anthologies, her vision to assemble Dream Killers emerged amid revelation knowledge from the Almighty God.
“God dropped in my spirit dream killers and He told me that I was not yet in the recovery room, because I had allowed people, places and things to kill my dreams,” Thomas explained. “As I wrote Dream Killers, it was therapeutic and I began the journey to healing.”
As for the divine message Thomas aspires to send to her reading audience through Dream Killers, she emphasized: “The message that I want to share is that after any devastating loss, you can dream again. The book propelled me into my destiny, because I now (teach) book coaching and ghost writing (lessons to) enable others to birth out their books.”
A beloved minister who also assumes the roles as those of a motivational speaker, consultant, and life coach, Thomas is widely regarded as a proven leader as the proud the Founder and Executive Director of Alma Collins Thomas Ministries.
Solo authored books that are as good advertised, Thomas said other endeavors are presently in the works.
“I am working on several projects…two books,” said Thomas, referring specifically to her forthcoming project entitled: Never Was Daddy’s Little Girl, a book about the effects of what she describes as “fatherlessnesh” in America.
Thomas’ other book, He’s No Choir Boy, is a fictional written work, she said, adding that “I am looking for co-authors for my anthology,” which is entitled, My Pain Is Silent.
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