The Way of Wellness

In my forty-plus years as a natural health consultant, I’ve met many women who intentionally attend to their health and well-being. A question I frequently ask them is: “Who or what influences you to take deliberate action to improve your overall wellness?” Their responses vary as much as the women themselves, but a common theme […]

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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 […]

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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

Divorce rate statistics among Christian and non-Christian couples are staggering at nearly 50 percent. As a practicing family law attorney with over twenty-four years of experience, I routinely see the unsettling results of these statistics. The adversarial process of a divorce takes a toll on most families that is akin to the death of a […]

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NEED A RESPONSE FROM YOU. The 11th edition of SHINE magazine was released during the holidays and was a huge success—God truly graced us on that beautiful night! Thank you to everyone who came out to the release event for the “Grace Edition.” The SHINE production team worked hard on this edition and we pray it blesses and encourages you! Ladies, […]

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Vision de Brillance

Word of Life Christian Center hosted the event, “Vision de Brillance” with special guest speaker, Terri Savelle Foy on Sun., Feb. 25th. As the guests entered the foier (foyer) they were greeted with warmth and charm by our amazing “Dames” (Ladies) who wore special French attire, including beautiful Français hats for welcoming our guests. The […]

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A Family Gayla Event – February 25th

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5 Steps to a Unified Marriage

The word “beautiful” is defined in Merriam Webster’s dictionary as “generally pleasing: excellent.” When something is pleasing it brings pleasure, is agreeable, gratifying and also described in Webster’s dictionary as blessed. We all want a blessed marriage, one that is agreeable, gratifying, pleasing, excellent and yes, beautiful. But how does one attain all this in […]

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Where’s the Love?

“I’m going out of town on Tuesday. Not sure when I’ll be able to come back. They really need me for this project. It could take a few weeks…” Marc had been traveling on business for several weeks straight. I was juggling the responsibilities of being Mom and Dad. Working during the day and caring […]

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From Great to Greater

Do you want to settle for being great when you can be greater? Whoever, wherever, and whatever we are, we can choose to be greater. Recently, I visited the Pergamom Museum in Berlin, Germany. The reconstruction of the Processional Wall, the Ishtar Gate, and the Throne Room of Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon reside here. I […]

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Strength to Endure

In life, there is a delicate balance between strength and endurance. Both are very complimentary, but too much of one can be exhausting.  Fighting with all your strength, without waiting for the right time is frustrating; and enduring so long without the strength to stop, leads to burn out.  Merriam-Webster’s dictionary says endurance is “the […]

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