It feels as though every time I log into one of my social media accounts lately, someone is posting about the loss of a loved one. Unfortunately, I know this pain on a very personal level. By the time I was 25, both my parents had passed away, and just last year, I lost my […]
In my heart I want to be a good wife. Scratch that. I want to be an extraordinary wife. The reality is that most days I feel as though I’m failing.
If you’re anything like me, most days you spend so much time taking care of and praying for others that you forget to take care of and pray for yourself. Then you have that one moment where you feel overwhelmed, lost and alone, and you realize how important it is to pray for yourself, especially […]
It is hard to believe the Easter is almost upon us. Here are a few scriptures to help prepare your heart for the Resurrection.
I was catching up with my girl Toni Staton Harris a while back, and the subject of friendships came up, more specifically chasing friendship.
I’ve known since I was 14 years old that I’ve wanted to write books, but I didn’t sit down to actually write one until after I had my daughter in 2004—almost 20 years later. I don’t think it was a conscious decision not to write books—I’ve spent my entire career in publishing—I just think the […]
Whether you’re single and your heart’s desire is to be married or you’re grieving the untimely death of a spouse, there’s a book for that. Here are a few to help you wherever you are on your relationship journey.
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness month. In honor of that, I’ve decided to rerun this post I did a while back.
Mental health is something many in the black Christian community shy away from discussing. That’s why I’m honored to have board certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist Leesha M. Ellis-Cox, M.D., M.P.H., back today to do a guest post on depression and the believer. Welcome, Dr. Ellis-Cox.
It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and it occurred to me there will be many people waking up tomorrow who for whatever reason are feeling shortchanged in the love department. Today, please join me in saying a prayer for love.