Jaden’s Birth Story

Jaden’s Birth Story

The Morning Of It was 6 a.m. June 22. I’d gotten up every 2 hours since I first laid down my head at 11:30 p.m. the previous night and I had this feeling that my on again off again sleep pattern marked the last night’s rest I’d get as just Brie. Not Jaden’s mom. Part […]

Black Girls with Purpose Feature: Gabrielle McBay

Black Girls with Purpose Feature: Gabrielle McBay

Gabrielle McBay Gabrielle McBay is a private chef for professional athletes who offers special events and corporate catering through her business, the Ellements Company. She grew up in Dallas, Texas with her twin sister Racquel and remembers falling in love with food at a young age. “I used to cook with my great aunt and grandmothers and […]

Trusting the Process

Trusting the Process

For you, God, tested us; You refined us as silver is refined…you let men ride over our heads; we went through fire and through water; yet you have brought us to a place of abundance. Psalm 66:10,12 I cried when I first read this passage of scripture – cried for those who could relate to […]

Black Girls with Purpose Feature: Michelle Lenae

Black Girls with Purpose Feature: Michelle Lenae

Michelle Lenae is a St. Louis native who received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with from Spelman college. At the time, Michelle says she knew she wanted to do law but wasn’t sure what kind and she had an interest in healthcare. So upon graduation from Spelman, Michelle enrolled in the University of Texas School of […]