the firehouse dream

THE AA PODCAST | EP 4: WHAT IS THE FIREHOUSE DREAM & HOW WE BOUGHT A FIREHOUSE?

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Friend!!! I’m so excited to share episode 4 with you!!! Today we are talking all things about The Firehouse Dream. The process in purchasing the firehouse was one of the most hardest seasons for me, along with the uncertainty of the final outcome…..which now we know everything turns out okay, but during the 3 month process we had no idea what was going to happen. Through this season of waiting though, the Lord did some major healing and helped me to see that no matter what the outcome was, that He is still good, and that He will always love me! I hope you enjoy this episode, and are deeply encouraged by it. I pray that you would dream with God, and take small steps to making them a reality!!!

Until next time, be blessed!

Jasmine

Show notes:

I mentioned some scripture that I clinged onto when I was in the process of purchasing the firehouse, and wanted to share them with you below.

Matthew 10:10 (MSG) Don’t think you have to put on a fund-raising campaign before you start. You don’t need a lot of equipment. You are the equipment, and all you need to keep that going is three meals a day. Travel light.

Matthew: 10:42 (MSG) Accepting  someone’s help is as good as giving someone help. This is a large work  I’ve called you into, but don’t be overwhelmed by it. It’s best to start  small. Give a cool cup of water to someone who is thirsty, for  instance. The smallest act of giving or receiving makes you a true  apprentice. You won’t lose out on a thing.”

THE AUTHENTIC ADVENTURE PODCAST

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Friends we are so excited for our brand new podcast. We’ve been dreaming of doing one since we launched our brand, but the timing wasn’t right. You can check out our teaser episode below, where we share a little more about us, and why we wanted to start a podcast.

Our official launch date is next week, March 5th. We hope you will follow along!!!

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE OTHER OFFER IS YOUR FRIEND?

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Friends, remember when I shared there were other offers on the table when we bought the firehouse. Well, what happens when one of those offers is your friend?!? When the ideas you have for the space are the same? 

Watch my next IGTV video where I interview my friend Rebecca, as we share this part of the story in buying the Firehouse that could have brought so much division, but instead it brought closer together.

HOW WE GOT THE FIREHOUSE

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I'm so excited to share how we got the firehouse with you guys! It's a story full of pure craziness, but through it all, I'm able to see how God was with us since the beginning of the process. If you don't know what THE FIREHOUSE DREAM is, I highly recommend you read this blog post first!

 

HERE ARE 7 WAYS WE SAW GOD MOVE THROUGHOUT THE PROCESS:

1. The seller of the firehouse accepted our offer...even though we weren't the highest bid.

2. Our lender approved our loan even though the Firehouse was so unique. They have to hold the loan for the full 30years....which banks very rarely do that, if ever!

3. Our house sold for 1k over our asking price.

4. Our house appraised higher than our selling pricing.

5. Our house gained thousands of dollars in equity, only after living in it for a little more than a year, and that's with us doing no updates to it. It's what allowed us to have the money we needed to buy the Firehouse.

6. Since we sold our house over our asking price, we were able to buy beds for the girls, and a few other things.

7. God revealed so many lies that I believed about myself that He wants to bring freedom to!

 

Be sure to watch the video to hear the full story!

Friends, I hope that you are inspired by our story. How our yes, and open hands created space for God to show up, and provided opportunities for Him to blow our minds. He really is a BIG God, and can not be limited in how He wants to provide, show us how much we are loved, and so much more.

Until next time,

Jasmine

WHAT'S THE FIREHOUSE DREAM?

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Friends today I'm sharing what The Firehouse Dream is, and what inspired the whole idea.

Watch the video below!!! Also follow us on IG and IGTV for updates @authenticadventureco