When You Can’t See It

When You Can’t See It

In July of this year (2017) I attended the Pinky Promise Conference and it changed my life. They had phenomenal speakers, delicious food and fantastic fellowship. Out of all the phenomenal things that happened, however, one takeaway superseded the rest. Cornelius Lindsey said, “If you can see it, faith is not needed.” I remember tucking […]

Don’t Doubt

Immediately Jesus reached out His hand, caught hold of him and said to him, “You of little faith, why did you doubt?” Matthew 14:31 The irony of Matthew 14:31 is striking. Two verses prior, Jesus tells Peter to climb out of a boat and Peter becomes the only man other than Jesus himself to walk […]

Faith Move #3: Have a Baby

Faith Move #3: Have a Baby

No one ever talks about how it feels to find out you’re pregnant and not be excited about it. Instead, everyone goes straight to the “children are a blessing” conversation. But as I walked through the kitchen to my husband, positive pregnancy test in hand, I wasn’t feeling very blessed and excitement was nowhere near […]

Black Girls with Purpose Feature, Creative I’Sha Gaines

Black Girls with Purpose Feature, Creative I’Sha Gaines

I’Sha Gaines is the Editor/CEO of HoneyBeNatural Magazine – a publication that seeks to empower women on their natural journey with the understanding that their respective paths are unique. When asked what she does, I’sha doesn’t hesitate. “I make things pretty but I think I empower people to be better human beings through photography and […]

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: 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 […]