• Getting Rid Of Sugar From Your Diet

    Getting Rid Of Sugar From Your Diet

    I hung up the phone in horror and shame, then promptly called my husband. “Gestational diabetes, babe! I have to change everything, and I don’t know how!” I was pregnant with my second child when I got this diagnosis, and it’s so annoying how they put you through the motions: at about weeks 24-28 of pregnancy, the doctor prescribes a sugar test for the...
  • Grace is Power, Not An Excuse

    Grace is Power, Not An Excuse

    I looked in the mirror this morning after I prayed and saw all that I am: a wife, mother, daughter, niece, cousin, and auntie. The woman standing there gazing into the glass was powerful, not because of what she has been through, but because of what she believes. More specifically, she is capable because of her faith:… but he has said to me, “My...
  • Dream Big

    Dream Big

    Genesis 37 begins one of the longest, most detailed stories told in the Old Testament, the story of Joseph the Dreamer. Most of us know the story, but for those of us who don't, please allow me to share a short synopsis: ​ Joseph was one of 11 brothers, with only one brother being younger than he. Joseph was his father, Jacob's, favorite son;...
  • Accountability


    There’s an African proverb that I’ve begun to love as an adult: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” I appreciate this saying because it stresses how much we need each other as humans while allowing space for growth. I wanted to go fast all my life. As a child, I was always in a...
  • The Importance Of Categorizing Your Types Of Friends

    The Importance Of Categorizing Your Types Of Friends

    Recently, I was fortunate to come into contact with a message that I had never heard from a preacher whom I recognized but never took the time to listen to. A wildly popular Instagram mogul mentioned the message, categories of friends, and for some reason, my ears perked up. Stormy Wellington only mentioned it briefly, but what she said led me to search out...
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