It hasn’t been easy to be in full-time ministry as a single woman. The problem is that the church has perpetuated marriage as the pinnacle of spiritual maturity and the assumed role of the majority of its congregants. They force many into marriage out of fear of sexual immorality, lack of understanding, jealousy or generalized
  Each Facebook status declares our abstinence – bearing the glamour of false pride and modern spirituality. We sit around and stare at blank screens – scrolling through the list of piety – measuring our choices against others. Are we fasting enough? Are we looking holy enough?   As I search through endless posts –
Welcome to the new kids on the block. Millennials are still experiencing a strong schism within the workplace and fighting their way to the table, but Generation Z is making its way to the interview. This year marks the first year that Generation Z will vote, enter into the workforce, and contribute their voice in
    It’s that time of year again! When you’re stuffed from the turkey, exhausted from family and hungering for those super sales. However, just because you’ve got money to burn doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t purchase something worth your change. Check out my top 5 books that will change your life and change your
  Alex Hitchens said it best, “No game. No guile. No girl.” Hitch hit the big screen and inspired men to raise their game and get the girl. However, fast-forward to 2018, and we’re stuck in a junior high montage of fearful men and confused women. I’ve seen too many male friends struggle to break
    Java and I have been in a long-term relationship ever since I could talk. Ok. Maybe you haven’t noticed, but I have an obsession with coffee. Yes. I admit it. Coffee shops are my kryptonite. I try to evade the sweet scent of intoxication, but I can’t resist – I can’t pass by
    Bullets ricocheted off of each locker – each pelt of the metal echoed across the crowded hallways. Each scream, each whisper, each plea for mercy echoed within that small space. We can turn the channel. We can turn a blind eye. However, we can’t stop the questions – we can’t stop the gnawing
    The aroma of organic coffee beans, fresh hair gel and musky cologne waft through the air and beckon me to step into the modern amphitheater. The lights grow dim and the crowds push forward, yet the volunteers stand their ground like sentinels at their post – no one blinks and no one moves.
    “Drip. Drip. Drip. Drip.” Welcome to the incessant sound that invades my space and challenges my senses. It won’t stop. Regardless of how many times I’ve examined the cup or peered at the lid, this monolithic drip continues to challenge my patience and peace. Why? What is wrong with this Starbuck’s cup? THEN,
  As I clicked “Send,” I said a quick prayer and waited for their response. I need this meeting. I need this client. I need this opportunity. I REALLY need a nap. It seemed like hours and THEN, I heard it –  the beautiful sound of victory – “You’ve got mail.” I know what you