SHINE Magazine Release Party

After carrying 80 lbs of candy into the church, Nancy and Elaine felt like they needed to try some samples to make sure it all tasted delicious! We are getting ready for Sunday Night’s SHINE Magazine Release Party. The favors are being packed, the menu is finalized, the magazine is on the press, the CANDY […]

Make God the Ultimate Parent – Part I Tips for Single Moms

Prior to my single parenthood, I, like many Christians, had a casual relationship with God. I faithfully attended church on Sundays and prayed when I needed something from Him. My most intimate moments with Him were those when I needed a miracle. I considered myself fairly independent and self-sufficient economically, psychologically, emotionally, and physically. Most […]

His Joy

The Word reminds us that “…the joy of the Lord is your strength” (Nehemiah 8:10 NIV). Can you honestly say that this is true for you? I know for me, I began to question this as my life changed quickly, going from bad to worse, with relentless pressure and no victories in between. But what […]

Cool as a Cucumber

It’s summer! Don’t you love it? Longer days and shorter nights, with much warmer temperatures are here. This is the season of increased activity – in nature as well as in our bodies (our inner gardens). Try this fun tip to help keep your body hydrated during this hot summer. God in His wisdom created […]

Getting on Board with the Lord’s Vision – Part 3

What to Pack When Boarding the Lord’s Vision: When focusing on pursuing your purpose and destiny, it is important to know what to pack when boarding the Lord’s Vision. All it really takes is a heart’s decision. So, here is what you need to pack for a successful journey: A willingness to serve. Take part […]

Getting on Board with the Lord’s Vision – Part 2

In my previous blog, we learned about the four keys we need to activate in our own lives in order to be spiritually positioned and on board with the Lord’s vision. This week, I would like us to look at the significance of staying on board even through the storms of life. As Christians, we […]

Getting on Board with the Lord’s Vision – Part 1

Years ago, in a dream, I was called into an open field where my pastor was standing, wearing a white sailor’s suit and a captain’s hat. Behind him was a huge, white cruise ship. In my amazement, he informed me that everyone was on board and waiting for me so that the ship would sail. […]