Reflect—a Wife Who Builds Well

First of all, that title could be a whole Bible study topic in itself! Here’s the verse, in Amplified translation, from which it derives. The wise woman builds her house [on a foundation of godly precepts, and her household thrives], But the foolish one [who lacks spiritual insight] tears it down with her own hands…

Introducing Author Shanette Howard Salami

Hey ladies! Remember the other day when I began a series on highlighting my friends? Well, today, I’m about to continue with that now. I’d love to introduce you to know my friend and fellow believer, author, wife, and mama Shanette. She doesn’t know I’m writing about her. This post isn’t an interview—just a shout-out….

2 Books That Changed My Life, and Why You Should Read Them!

Hey, girl, hey! I pray you’re doing well today! Let me tell you this real quick. I recently had the opportunity to read and listen to two books, Erasing Hell: What God Said about Eternity, and the Things We’ve Made Up by Francis Chan & Preston Sprinkle and Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki. Let me say…

Mamas, Before You Lose Your Cool, Read This!

“Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.”  James 4:14 NASB This verse is so appropriate for this year! Yet, if you and I are honest, sometimes the lightweight matters seem to creep in and scream…

It’s My Anniversary!

Hey, y’all! Thanks for rocking with me! Honestly, I am late in posting since I chilled because today is our anniversary! Before I go, get ready for some new content. Also, stay in expectation of God. I made a decision for life last week. I’ll share more later. I love you all and am praying…

From Overwhelm to Overflow

Hello, queens! Today is my anniversary eve to this hunk! To think we’re embarking upon our sixth anniversary is remarkable. We are celebrating with our family at the lake. Yet, this post isn’t about my anniversary, but how I’ve prepared for it. Hair Things Every year I want to look my best by doing something…

Winds of change

What happens when that initial umph subsides and you two become nothing more than that other couple you promised couldn’t be your future. Stop playing because you know what I mean. You remember how you got all cute an hour before he got home from work or how you used to actually listen to her…

Money Talks: Dollars and Sense

Listen! Getting this money in order is nothing short of AMAZING! You know what? We can pride ourselves on many things, and trust me when I say that I know this too well. Yet that pride is a killer. It’s also stupid. Think about it. Pride keeps us from reaching specific goals, connecting with different…

Money Talks: Warring Together

We never thought marriage would be perfect. Yet, we knew we were perfectly suited for each other. My perfect accountability partner. Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.–Prov. 27:17 As we continue to become one, we’re facing head on all deeper issues, and it hasn’t been easy. Guess what? I’m…

Money Talks: The Journey Begins

    Yesterday, my husband and I  decided to do something that we’ve wanted to do for a long time—we began Financial Peace University. In early adulthood, we didn’t always make sound financial decisions, and that caught up with us. Why am I sharing this with you? Because I know we’re not alone. You too may…