The weather is changing in Metro Atlanta. A close look at the lush foliage reveals leaves starting to change to beautiful reds, oranges, and yellows. An internal clock beckons us to start looking through our fall wardrobes, welcoming the comfort of soft cardigans and ankle boots as we enjoy cooler nights and less humid
Category Archives: Christianity
I’ve asked for what I need. He knows that I need him to fight this current battle. He fights for me.
Is it too late to say Happy June? Nope. It’s never too late to speak positive things over another person. And, no matter how old you are, it’s never too late to become a part of or be born into a good family. This month’s word/theme is Adopted by God. Father’s Day is this month.
Is it me or does 2016 seem like it happened years ago instead of months? It’s April, the first month of the second quarter of 2017. Here I am. Still fighting. Still moving forward—even if it’s a struggle. I press on because I have hope. That’s why I work today. April, oh April. April
I’ve been following Nigeria on social media for quite some time now. She is a woman who inspires. Nigeria Lockley possesses two master’s degrees, one in English secondary education, which she utilizes as an educator with the New York City Department of Education. Nigeria’s debut novel, Born at Dawn received the 2015 Phillis Wheatley Award
I have always been fascinated with the Book of Ruth, so much so that I created a personal branding workshop based on Ruth’s journey. I’m currently using the information from the workshop to write a book titled The Woman Survives and Thrives. Of course, during this process I am learning even more about her and
We’re approaching the middle of March, and I’ve been trying to figure out the best way to make selflessness more of a priority in my life. When I started praying about my word for the year and words of the month for 2017, I had no idea how the importance of each one would play
“Comparison is the thief of joy.” — Theodore Roosevelt My descent into the abyss of discontentment and resentment began when I started using social media more for personal reasons than professional ones. Instead of reading thought-provoking, creative pieces on writing, marketing and public relations, I found myself staring into the glittering eyes of women
Have you ever gone back to read what you thought you already knew? I have. For roughly a year and a half, I’ve been revisiting previously read books–including certain passages of the Bible. Over the past week, something, likely the Holy Spirit, compelled me to read about the Fruits of the Spirit. I couldn’t remember
“Do all things without complaining and disputing.” – Philippians 2:14 One weeknight, while I was still in college, I walked into an Attleboro, Massachusetts church. Much like the friends who invited me, the congregation was different than what I was accustomed to. But, the Word of God remained the same. The young person who
“Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.” – Colossians 4:5 Have you ever made a bad first impression? I have. And, I’m still too embarrassed to write what I did. One day I will, but not today. When I worked in Corporate America, Franklin Covey time management
“for though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again” – Proverbs 24:16 A few weeks ago, fear and frustration had me over a barrel. I indulged in one of my irritated hissy fits yet again trying to figure out “why.” Guess what? I didn’t like the answer. Part of my “why” stemmed from