One key time Joanna Gaines heard the voice of God was throughout her second being pregnant. She and her husband Chip determined to shut their retailer, Magnolia Market, so she may give attention to elevating their youngsters. Opening the enterprise had been a dream come true, so closing its doorways was tough and emotional for Joanna.
“I keep in mind the final day, you realize, we’re closing the store down, and I am crying as a result of I really feel prefer it’s the tip of a dream,” Gaines mentioned for The Gathering (through YouTube). “I hear God say, very clearly, he mentioned, ‘Joanna, if you happen to belief me together with your desires, I will take Magnolia additional than you can’ve ever dreamed, so simply belief me.'” She mentioned that she instantly felt at peace after listening to these phrases.
A couple of years handed, after which Gaines mentioned she acquired one other signal that it was time to return to that dream. The couple reopened the shop in 2014, and it ended up being extra profitable than earlier than. They have been capable of develop past the shop and ultimately launch their Magnolia Community. “Now I look again, and I’m going, ‘God, your promise that you simply spoke years in the past, I am now seeing,'” she mentioned for The Gathering.