Life Update: in NYC

Hello everyone. As many of you know, at the end of August I announced that I would be moving to New York City on October 28th. Guess what?? I am HERE!!! WOO HOO! I cannot believe I am in the place I will call home VERY SOON!

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You might me wondering, what do you mean very soon? Well…. Let me catch you up on some things.

I have always wanted to move to the city. Since I began to be interested in fashion, around my 9th grade year of high school, I was interested in this big city. The fashion, for the most part, but also the hype of why so many people wanted to live here. So… as I began to truly dedicate my life to Christ, God began to show me more than just the city; He showed me purpose for the city.

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My first ambition was to come and look good. Show my fashion sense and just live here because it was the thing to do. Reflecting on this motive, I see how selfish and lowly I was thinking. I was thinking from a worldly perspective instead of a heavenly perspective. Through seasons of maturing in my faith, my confidence, and in serving others, I have been molded for a greater purpose than just myself—to build God’s kingdom in the fashion industry.

Just like you, I have many questions on how it is all going to come together, on how the resources are going to come, on which people to connect with to get things done, etc… BUT the bottom line is that I am willing to do what it takes to move forward in my life and to help others do the same. I want the industry to see Jesus in a way they have never seen it. Whether I get rejected or accepted, my conviction of Jesus being Lord of all will remain.

I was blessed to have two of my best friends come transition me in this trip and I am thankful they are friends that are willing to sacrifice for me.

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Brooklyn Bridge!
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Grand opening of the new NYX store in Manhattan!

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Pizzeria in Soho
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Joe and the Juice
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Train Commutes are fun lol

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Moving on kids…

Regardless, I have not made the transition to NYC yet. But my hope and dreams are still unshakable. I will be back soon and cannot wait.

I pray this post encourages people who want to move, who want to be entrepreneurs, who are afraid of what people will think, who do not know how your plans are going to workout. Know that it is okay to be at that place and that things will work out. Be diligent and faithful with what you have, and the Lord will add the increase. 

Love you guys!

#LiveLimitless | Tima G. ❤

@timagstyle on IG/Snapchat

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One thought on “Life Update: in NYC

  1. annadownsouth says:

    Beautiful pictures and congrats on the move! I’m still hanging around my home town because I love it so, but I’m always amazed by people who take a big leap! Good luck in the big city 🙂

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