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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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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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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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NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 13:  Casey J performs during the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards Pre Show at Allen Arena, Lipscomb University on October 13, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for Dove Awards)

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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Bri Babineaux’s Album Reaches #1! And… She’s Engaged!

Briana Babineaux is having the greatest year ever! Within the past few weeks, her debut album was released, she started a tour, her record reached number 1, and she got engaged! Talk about blessings on blessings! So Divine was close by after her performance, to ask the singer a few questions…

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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…

read more

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…

read more

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!

read more

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 […]

read more

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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If You Knew What Someone’s Soul Looked Like, Would You Still Sleep With Them?

I’m not a virgin…gasp, sigh, swoon, do what you have to do, but also get over it. In addition to being single for 8 years I’ve also been abstinent/celibate/ for an extended period of time. On the outside looking in, I’d be willing to make the argument that I think sex while dating can actually …

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Does Mr. Right Become Mr. Wrong If He Doesn’t Believe in God?

I would never date a Godless man. That’s what I told myself when I became of age and was ready to date. But now that I’m almost halfway into my thirties, I figured there was no harm in relaxing my standards a little bit. The pool of men in the church is quite small, so […]

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Welcome Bri Babineaux

It only took 15 seconds of Instagram video time for thousands to realize that Briana’s gift was incredible. Bri Babineaux’s vocal print was left in the hearts of many after a friend shared a video of the songbird singing from her soul. The 20 year old Pastors kid and Louisiana native went from being a…

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Falling Back In Love With Jesus

When you fall out of love, it’s heartbreaking. You’re left to wonder what went wrong; was it me, was it him (or her)? It wasn’t like this in the beginning. What changed? Disappointment. That’s it. When what you expect, is not what you get. You’re fed up and can’t take it anymore and it’s time to call it quits, because they did not keep their end of the bargain. And so I fell out of love with Jesus….

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Will He Wait?

A lot of women are deciding to abstain from sex until marriage for many reasons. The problem comes in when trying to date men who are accustomed to having sex while in a relationship.

I received a question from a young lady in her 30’s who has decided to start dating again. She said she’s trying to live by God’s principles and save sex for marriage. She keeps meeting men who are Christians but don’t want to live by God’s principles about sex…

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Who Is Like The Lord?

“Oh taste and see that The Lord is good. Blessed is the man that trusteth in Him. (Psalms 34:8)” The more I live, the older I get, the more experiences I have, the more I see, that it is true. No man or woman, boy or girl, career, or anything material for that matter can bring fulfillment in the place of God…

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