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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Eating Healthy Doesn’t Have To Be Boring – Part 2

The holidays are over, and it is a brand-new year. You’re officially out of excuses for eating holiday cookies and buckets of caramel popcorn for lunch! It is time to start eating right and the new year is a great time to start getting healthy. The new year is a time when you’re in the […]

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Eating Healthy Doesn’t Have To Be Boring

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring, difficult, or unrealistic! God wants us to enjoy our lives and a significant part of that is spent eating. We have to look past all the misguided information out there on what it means to truly eat healthy, and go back to the basics – what God created […]

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Capture Your Dreams

Bring your inspiration (or dreams) to life with a little help from SHINE’s gifted and creative team… As you have been reading this edition of SHINE, you have been encouraged to write down your dreams and goals. As God deposits His plan for you to accomplish those dreams, you will want to reference ideas, scriptures, and […]

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It’s Not Junk Mail

I love how the Lord communicates with His people! He uses a variety of ways to speak to us, including dreams! “For God does speak—now one way, now another—though no one perceives it. In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on people as they slumber in their beds” (Job […]

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SHINE Release Event

On December 5, 2017 we celebrated the release of the 11th Edition of SHINE Magazine! It was a spectacular night of “Pearls and Grace” with beautiful spotlights of color blazing in the auditorium announcing the event—igniting the five senses for a sense-sational evening! It is evident from looking at the magazine that many months of hard work went […]

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SHINE magazine has arrived!

 

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SHINE Release Party and Gayla Family Event

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The King’s Daughter – PART 1 of 2

During my 34 years of full-time ministry, I have seen a great need among women to realize who they really are. We are given so many mixed signals from society and the Church. My heart has ached as I have seen women confused and left with very little self-esteem. If we are Christians, and we […]

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The Giver of Dreams

  Dreams…everyone has them; dreams for their lives and the future. Sometimes, those dreams can be snatched away in the blink of an eye. Life doesn’t always happen the way we dream it will (pun intended). Life can throw some devastating blows; and before you know it, everything you dreamed for your life is gone. […]

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