I spend a lot of time praying for people. Whether it’s assisting with my church’s prayer ministry or getting personal requests from friends, prayer is a huge part of my everyday life. One thing I’ve realized lately is that sometimes I am so busy praying for others that I forget to take the time to […]
I didn’t realize the truth of the saying that it takes a village to raise a child until I moved back to Birmingham in 2006. Truthfully, I don’t remember a time growing up that my village hasn’t been there. My momma, Doris J. Sparks, grew up in a tight-knit family. She had three sisters—Carolyn, Geraldine […]
After being together for almost 19 years, my favorite girl and I have lots of history. In honor of Mother’s Day, here are a few lessons I’ve learned from being her momma.
It’s time for my monthly spotlight on nonfiction books. This month, I’m excited to share Love Beyond Measure and its companion devotional Experience Love Beyond Measure, the latest releases by Zelda Oliver-Miles whom I’ve known since I was in college at The University of Alabama.
Every time I’m on social media, I see posts from people requesting prayer, mainly for a loved one or friend who might be going through. I am a strong believer in the power of prayer, so I’m all for these posts. I’ve learned when I see the post or when someone requests prayer to stop […]
I’ve been in a really interesting season lately. For the first time in my life, I feel like I’m living without a plan. If you know anything about me, you know, plans are a way of life for me, so not having one is very…unsettling.
It’s time for my monthly spotlight on nonfiction books I love. This month, it’s Finding Me by newly minted Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner Viola Davis.
It’s the first day of spring. In honor of a new season, here a few scriptures to hide in your heart.
Lord willing, it’s my last day of being 51. As I prepare for my birthday tomorrow, I thought what better way to celebrate than with prayer? Please join me in saying a birthday prayer.
Another month means another nonfiction book to spotlight. For February, we’re spotlighting the latest release by Nerissa Golden.