The Healthy Exchange

As wise and beautiful women who allow our footsteps to be directed by the Lord, we need to search the Word and find out what God has to say about health. Is it His will that we be in good health? How do we obtain it? Will it benefit our lives on earth? It is […]

A Unique and Wonderful Treasure

In today’s society, we are continually looking ahead to where we need to go next and what we need to accomplish. We seem to be nonstop, running from soccer practice to dance recitals to parent-teacher conferences and everything in between. When we are goal-oriented and task-driven, we tend to focus on all of the things that […]

5 Tips to Healthy Nails

Who doesn’t love a relaxing mani-pedi? I sure do! So, how can you keep your nails happy and healthy in between those soothing salon visits? Here are five tips to help you do just that, beginning with number five: 5. Keep your nails and yourself hydrated Brittle nails that split, peel, and break, are a […]

Simple Fashion Secrets to Show off God

So you’ve put together an outfit, is it going to show off God or yourself? God wants us to reflect Him; that is His heart concerning modesty. It is also important to pursue complete holiness in the motivations of our hearts. So what is your heart thinking? What are your motivations for not wearing certain things? […]

The Ultimate Shopping Spree! (7-12th Graders)

“Hey girl, let’s go on a shopping spree!” Don’t you think it’s fun when someone says that to you, maybe to celebrate your birthday or for some other special occasion in your life? What if someone offered you a shopping spree at one particular store where you could receive the largest item for free? Would […]

SHINE Apothecary Boutique

Welcome to SHINE’s Apothecary Boutique where you can sample some luscious homemade recipes by some of our favorite SHINE ladies! If you are looking for some fun recipes to make for yourself or as gifts for friends and family—you have come to the right place! Try these sense-sational recipes! Fabulous Foot Scrub by Millie Clopine Ingredients: 1 cup […]

Five Steps to Beautiful Skin

Skin care can seem complicated and overwhelming with so many products to choose from. It’s best to get advice from a professional to ensure you are using the right products for your skin type. Here are some simple, at-home tips to help you achieve your best skin. Cleanse Before you wash your face, wash your […]

Fit For a Queen

The story of Esther captivates me. No matter how many times I read it, my heart leaps with excitement and joy. It seems to be the type of story I would read in a novel or see played out as a Hollywood movie, yet there is nothing fictional about it. I believe God has woven […]

Dreams Do Come True

“Could today be the day that I’ve dreamt of since I was a little girl?” Excitement, nervousness, and joy filled my heart as I stood dressed in my fairy-tale gown behind a beautiful wooden gate. All of a sudden the music changed, and in that moment my dream became a reality. As the gate opened, […]

God’s Heavenly Hat Shop

Ah—what charm! What elegance! What class! Nothing compares to a lady in her hat. We love them all—big, bold, bright, beautiful, wide brim, straw, canvas, floppy, jeweled, or lace. We wear hats for every occasion—gardening, shopping, going to church, to the ball game, or just working around the house. In the temporal sense, we select […]