Category Archives: Lifestyle + Travel

To Fight or Not to Fight? My Thoughts on Love Warrior (Oprah Book Club Pick)

  I admit it. I’m an Oprah junkie. I’m not a member of  the Church of Oprah. But, I am a lifelong fan. I often read read books from her book club picks. And, I am often proud that I’ve already read books she suggests. In my head, Oprah and I discuss heroes and heroines,

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How to Exemplify the Fruit of the Spirit in Trying Times

  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

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Like a Brother by Maurice M. Gray, Jr.

  Jeremiah McAllister lost his entire family before he turned eighteen, but was blessed with another one. As the oldest of more than a dozen young adults mentored by CC Dawson and her husband Thurman, Jeremiah takes his role as oldest brother within their chosen family seriously. To his siblings, he is confidante, emergency contact,

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From Ivy League to Stripper Life by Elona Washington

  A promising start. A heart-wrenching detour. A chance for redemption. Did you envision a better life for yourself but are unsure where things went wrong? In From Ivy League to Stripper Life, Elona Washington talks candidly about why her life spiraled out of control and lessons learned along the way. Between childhood memories leading

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Lunchtime Meditation: Use Your Words Wisely

  “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

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