When God Sees Us

By: Kasia Chatman  If you were like me, the world watched in awe as Ava DuVernay changed the culture with...
By: Kasia Chatman  If you were like me, the world watched in awe as Ava DuVernay changed the culture with the release of, “When They See Us,” on Netflix. Moreover, your heart possibly broke when you watched, “When They See Us Now,” as Antron described how he hated his father for what he had to endure at his expense. And, it got me thinking. There are times in our lives, if we are being honest with ourselves, that a lot...
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In All Your Loving, Don’t Forget to Love YOU!

By: Janiece Renee "You are worthy of your own love”   I’ve been saying this a lot over the past...
By: Janiece Renee "You are worthy of your own love”   I’ve been saying this a lot over the past year. The reason why? Because I’ve needed to remind myself to love me too. In the midst of loving everybody else, I was forgetting to love the most important person in my life…ME.   I think so many of us spend most of our energy on loving other people. We show love to our significant other. We show love to...
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Trusting GOD in the 9th Hour

By: Janiece Renee It’s easy to say, “I trust God” when you’ve got plenty of time, space, and opportunity. It’s...
By: Janiece Renee It’s easy to say, “I trust God” when you’ve got plenty of time, space, and opportunity. It’s easy to say that you trust Him when you’ve got more money than a month and when you’re not living from paycheck to paycheck. It’s even easy to say that you trust Him when things have fallen into place in most of the various areas of your life.   But what happens when you’ve been saying that you trust God...
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First Ladies of Atlanta: Patrice Meadows

First Lady Patrice Meadows We posted on our Instagram asking our sisters to tag your amazing First Ladies in the...
First Lady Patrice Meadows We posted on our Instagram asking our sisters to tag your amazing First Ladies in the Atlanta area.  Today, we would like to introduce Patrice Meadows. She is the First Lady of the Embassy Church.  What advice would you give to women new in their walk with Christ? My advice for women new in their walk with Christ is to keep going. Although it may not seem like it now, you have made the absolute best...
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Unstuck: How to Get Free When Life Makes You Stuck

By: Janiece Renee  This morning, I decided to stop by my office to get some work done. And if any...
By: Janiece Renee  This morning, I decided to stop by my office to get some work done. And if any of you know me at all, then you know that my office is none other than the aesthetically pleasing coffee shop internationally known as Starbucks. Honestly, I spend so much time here that when I tell my friends that I’m going to “the office,” they know that what I’m really saying is that I’m going to Starbucks. As I pulled...
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First Ladies of Atlanta: Latoya Williams

First Lady Latoya Williams Godsisters, we asked, YOU ANSWERED!  We posted on our Instagram asking our sisters to tag their amazing...
First Lady Latoya Williams Godsisters, we asked, YOU ANSWERED!  We posted on our Instagram asking our sisters to tag their amazing First Ladies in the Atlanta area.   First, we would like to introduce Latoya Williams. She is the First Lady of the New Life International Family Church. We contacted her to get an inside scoop on what this role means to her and her advice for women of all ages.  How do you manage to live a healthy lifestyle and stay motivated? My...
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You're Doing It Wrong!

By: Janiece Renee “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you,...
By: Janiece Renee “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” John 15:5  In my family, my dad is the king of baking sweet potato pie! After my grandma passed away, my dad took on the mantle of baking the sweet potato pies for all of the family holidays. As a child, I can remember him making 12-16 pies at a...
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The Company You Keep Is Important

By: Jalysa King  “Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.” – Proverbs 13:20...
By: Jalysa King  “Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.” – Proverbs 13:20   Do you remember being younger and asking your mom if you could hangout with friends and she would say no? Then you would respond with “well (insert friend name) is going; and she would say “if you friends jump off a cliff would you join them?”   I remember those moments all too well, and I never understood the...
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Purpose Over Passion

By: Kasia Chatman  “I am going to move to Atlanta, marry my first love, have kids at the age of...
By: Kasia Chatman  “I am going to move to Atlanta, marry my first love, have kids at the age of 23, intern with Google within my first year of college, graduate with an engineering degree, and make millions of dollars.” This was my plan when I graduated from high school and looking back, I was not prepared for God to totally wreck those plans. I quickly learned that passion does not always equal purpose. What are you chasing? All of...
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You’ve Come A Long Way!

By: Janiece Renee Samuel then took a large stone and placed it between the towns of Mizpah and Jeshanah. He named...
By: Janiece Renee Samuel then took a large stone and placed it between the towns of Mizpah and Jeshanah. He named it Ebenezer (which means “the stone of help”), for he said, “Up to this point the Lord has helped us!” - 1 Sam. 7:12   There’s an old song that says, “We’ve come this far by faith. Leaning on the Lord. Trusting in His holy word! He’s never failed me yet!” There have been many Sunday’s where I’ve excitedly sung this song in church...
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From Crushed to Elevated

By: Kasia Chatman You know the saying, “There is always sunshine after the storm.” We say it often, but do...
By: Kasia Chatman You know the saying, “There is always sunshine after the storm.” We say it often, but do we truly believe it? In reality, we all experience a crushing season or a “storm” in our life. Whether if it is losing a loved one. Losing a child. Losing a job. Getting a divorce. Going through depression. Going through anxiety. Going through addiction. Going through bankruptcy. Being abused, verbally or physically. All in all, just losing a part of...
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THIS will change your life!

NEVERTHELESS This is a word you may or may not use in your vocabulary, but this word will have a BIG impact...
NEVERTHELESS This is a word you may or may not use in your vocabulary, but this word will have a BIG impact on your life!Why?There is SO much to complain about, right??? I shared how frustrating it was for me to get my car stolen but nevertheless I am safe and blessed. See what I did there? I changed my perspective. I'm challenging myself to use nevertheless every single time I want to complain about something and I want to invite you to join me. Let's...
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