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Being Spiritual Is No Substitute For Salvation

I was raised Rastafarian so we didn’t go to church a lot. My father was a rasta, but my grandmother was the boss. She took us to church sometimes and I hated going, because it was boring. But I always believed God was God. My grandmother instilled that in us. I always knew God was real and that he had to be a part of my life. I just didn’t understand the Jesus Christ component, until…
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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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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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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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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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