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5 Videos To Help You With Purity

Celibacy. It’s not always easy, but definitely worth it. Now we’re passing no judgment on anyone’s past present or future. But for those who are choosing to wait, it can be a lonely road sometimes. You may feel like…

13 Ways To Increase Prayer

12 Ways to Increase your Effectiveness in Prayer

Everyone wants to be closer to God, everyone wants to have an effective prayer life and for their prayers to be answered. Here are ten ways you can increase your prayer life…

Grace

18 Years Old, Pregnant & Homeless – How God’s Grace Changes Everything

What many people see when they look at me and my family today is ‘picture perfect’. I am often complimented on having four smart and hilarious little boys with a devoted husband. The funny thing is that a large part of these people didn’t know me ten years ago. That was intentional. I made it a point to put that life behind me and it has actually served me well. Ten years ago, I was an 18-yr old kid barely out of high school, homeless and pregnant…

Train Up A Child

How To Raise A Man Not A Mama’s Boy: Lessons On Love & Marriage With Glenn P. Brooks Jr.

Meet Glenn P. Brooks Jr. , a man who knows a thing or two about building healthy relationships. Having being married very young, at just 20 years old, Glenn found himself going through a divorce years later but was able to bounce back through the lessons learned. Glenn offers key messages through his many books including How To Raise A Man Not A Momma’s Boy. But don’t let the title fool you, Glenn…

Dear Young Men

For The Men, Written By Men: 4 Books To Help You Understand God’s Purpose For Your Life.

Men, we understand that you need love too! We value you, and we respect you. Whether you are a young man seeking guidance, or a mature one who can offer wise advice, these 4 books will greatly be a blessing to you!


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5 Videos To Help You With Purity

Celibacy. It’s not always easy, but definitely worth it. Now we’re passing no judgment on anyone’s past present or future. But for those who are choosing to wait, it can be a lonely road sometimes. You may feel like…

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Artists

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Catching Up With Casey J.

Ever since radio airwaves caught a hold of the soulful sound of Casey J, audiences were hooked! Since then, Casey J. released a full album, Her debut single “Fill me up” has reached number one, and she has even won a stellar award! Casey J is on the move! So Divine was front row and center with the singer on her “New Artists” Tour…

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Fashion Forward: Tamera Mowry-Housley

Tamera Mowry Housley is a woman of faith and she makes no apologies about it. She talks openly about her commitment to God and we love for it! See our featured fashionista, and how her style has beautifully blossomed below…

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Ladies Who Lead Tour

Calling all women! The BOSS Network Presents Ladies Who Lead Tour 2016, coming to a city near you! The event highlights influential women of color, who can inspire other women by sharing their strategies and journey to success…

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Recent Articles

5 Videos To Help You With Purity

Celibacy. It’s not always easy, but definitely worth it. Now we’re passing no judgment on anyone’s past present or future. But for those who are choosing to wait, it can be a lonely road sometimes. You may feel like…

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12 Ways to Increase your Effectiveness in Prayer

Everyone wants to be closer to God, everyone wants to have an effective prayer life and for their prayers to be answered. Here are ten ways you can increase your prayer life…

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18 Years Old, Pregnant & Homeless – How God’s Grace Changes Everything

What many people see when they look at me and my family today is ‘picture perfect’. I am often complimented on having four smart and hilarious little boys with a devoted husband. The funny thing is that a large part of these people didn’t know me ten years ago. That was intentional. I made it a point to put that life behind me and it has actually served me well. Ten years ago, I was an 18-yr old kid barely out of high school, homeless and pregnant…

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Fashion Forward: Tamera Mowry-Housley

Tamera Mowry Housley is a woman of faith and she makes no apologies about it. She talks openly about her commitment to God and we love for it! See our featured fashionista, and how her style has beautifully blossomed below…

read more

How To Raise A Man Not A Mama’s Boy: Lessons On Love & Marriage With Glenn P. Brooks Jr.

Meet Glenn P. Brooks Jr. , a man who knows a thing or two about building healthy relationships. Having being married very young, at just 20 years old, Glenn found himself going through a divorce years later but was able to bounce back through the lessons learned. Glenn offers key messages through his many books including How To Raise A Man Not A Momma’s Boy. But don’t let the title fool you, Glenn…

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For The Men, Written By Men: 4 Books To Help You Understand God’s Purpose For Your Life.

Men, we understand that you need love too! We value you, and we respect you. Whether you are a young man seeking guidance, or a mature one who can offer wise advice, these 4 books will greatly be a blessing to you!

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5 REASONS NOT TO SETTLE!

Here’s the scenario. You are approaching your 30th birthday and your parents want to know when you are going to finally give them grandchildren. On top of that, everyone at work is falling in love, getting married, and having the babies your mother should be spoiling. You go to your phone to bury your face in social media only to be bombarded with engagement announcements and baby pics. All of this is enough to drive anyone crazy. Like, enough already…!

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15 Prayers Every Single Person Should Pray Over Themselves

While waiting for your mate there are many things that you should be doing. Preparing emotionally, financially, spiritually, seeing the world, understanding your purpose and growing in God. With all the preparation that is needed, the main areas you want to focus on is : praying for yourself, your mate and your future together…

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11 Things Called Love That Are Anything But

A major principle of Grown, self-loving decision-making, in pursuit of healthy relationships of honor, esteem and respect, is not just having a clear idea of what love is, but also being clear on what it is not. The ability to recognize and reject what you don’t want is often more important than knowing and getting what you do want, because failure to…

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Catching Up With Casey J.

Ever since radio airwaves caught a hold of the soulful sound of Casey J, audiences were hooked! Since then, Casey J. released a full album, Her debut single “Fill me up” has reached number one, and she has even won a stellar award! Casey J is on the move! So Divine was front row and center with the singer on her “New Artists” Tour…

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We Like Her Style: Michelle Williams

The beautiful Michelle Williams makes hits not only in the studio, but in her wardrobe too! She’s a fashionista, who is modest and carries herself with grace. Here are some of her greatest wardrobe hits!

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5 God-Filled Thoughts That Will Take Your Confidence to the Next Level

Our thoughts are the authors of who we are, and who we wish to become. Without fully leveraging the power within our thoughts, we fail ourselves by not realizing the full breadth of our potential, along with fully internalizing what we’re actually capable of doing. Shifting your thoughts, changing how you view yourself, and aligning […]

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The Day I Learned To Appreciate Old School Worship

I grew up in a Pentecostal church. That statement alone should give you an idea of the discipline, by way of strictness at the time, that I was under. Those days for me as a youngin’ were intense. But it wasn’t until I watched a Christian reality T.V. show a few days ago, that something about the way the old saints worshiped stood out to me in a positive way. What I am talking about is their stand for holiness…

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So What If You’re Single On Valentine’s Day?

He we go again. February 14th is approaching and the world feels the need to remind me that once again I’ll be alone. Yes, I’m single, no I don’t need another comfort you article to remind me that I am. I promise I am not bitter. But what’s with all the cheer me up or ‘be your own Valentine’ talk? I wish people would understand that just because they feel that I am not ok as a single, doesn’t make it true…

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Be Good To Yourself: Self -Love And What It Means

“Self-love requires you to be honest about your current choices and thought patterns and undertake new practices that reflect self-worth.” ~Caroline Kirk

If one more person told me to go love myself I was going to levitate into the air and pull one of those impossible martial arts moves from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. I was sick of it!

What in the world does loving myself mean? Were they talking about bubble baths, pedicures, and cucumber masks? It turns out there is so much more to self-love than just pampering ourselves. I found this out the hard way…

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5 Ways You Attract Emotionally Unavailable Men

Give a woman a choice between true love or single life and she will undoubtedly choose real love. Real love is what most women want. No matter who you are, no woman wants to feel unwanted, unappreciated or unimportant. We want a man who wants to be with us because they value who we are as an individual.

With the best intentions, you may inadvertently attract men who are emotionally unavailable despite your greatest efforts to date “good” men…

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The 9 Most Valuable Promises You’ll Ever Make

The 9 most valuable promises you’ll ever make have to be made right now. It’s a new year and a new season, so let’s go for it…

I feel refreshed and excited about my goals and the projects I’m working on, so it’s a perfect time for me to move forward with great resolve.

Before I share my promises, I know that we live in a world that says promises are made to be broken.

No they are not.

When you keep your promise, it’s an act of love.

I want to challenge you to make some promises to

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We Like His Style: Lecrae

Multi-platinum Grammy Award winning rap artist Lecrae is so cool, so laid back, so calm, so collected. And we love his style! So Divine highlights some of our favorite Lecrae looks below.                                               […]

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DEAR YOUNG WOMEN

Dear  _________________, Life is learned as you live it, but as my mind started spinning, my fingers slowly started typing the things that I wish someone would have told me at 13 years young. And although I’m sure someone did tell me these things, I probably didn’t listen because I probably thought I already knew […]

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3 Relationship Coaches Who Gets It

Get what, you ask? “The struggle is real”; “It’s hard out here for a pimp.” If any of these resonate with you as a single, when it comes to dating, then these featured coaches get that! The dating process is not always easy to navigate, especially when you’re serious about it and seeking to find your potential husband or wife. These three relationship coaches below presents an…

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Love Thy Enemy

“It is easy enough to be friendly to one’s friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.” – Gandhi “Love your enemies”. That’s a powerful message, and it turns out, one of the greatest challenges in life. Is there anyone […]

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Dear Young Men

So far I have had an interesting and fulfilling life. Reflecting on this, I think it’s a result of some things I have held on to that have always been important to me. Some of them I learned early in life… others only recently… some with great difficulty. 1. Life-Long Learning. High school graduation is just […]

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8 Ways the Church Keeps Single Ladies Single

Churches do nothing to teach single women about how to be man-ready. If anything, a woman is taught how to stay single. Yep, I said it! I mean, we’ve all heard the sermons that tell women “you’re a good thing to find” and “your price is far above rubies.” Ah, that’s sweet, in theory. But, seriously, ladies — how active is your church leadership about solving the problem of the absurd female-to-male ratio at home in their congregation…?

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Style Profile: Erica Campbell

Can we talk about Erica Campbell? And how fly she is? These days she is turning up the heat in her fashion and we’re not mad at it! Take a look at Erica’s gorgeous and versatile looks below.                  

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OK, God. I’ve Got Questions

I’m not interested in a faith that falls apart under scrutiny. I need to be able to ask my questions, and for much of my life it’s felt like that’s not okay.

I grew up in the church, so I’m used to right answers. I was raised in a culture that was direct about what it believed. I was taught that anyone whose faith looked different from mine was going straight to hell…

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4 Positive Speakers To Stay Connected With on Social Media (They All Lift Up Jesus)

Social Media has become the go to place for almost everything. Information and inspiration can easily be placed at the top of the list. Since “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God,” what you see and hear on social media platforms, can either tear you down or lift you up…

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