This weekend, I had the opportunity to travel back to California. I hadn't been home since we moved last February to Texas. I was incredibly blessed to be there for the release of my client, Lisa K. Spivey's new book Big Girls DO Cry. She worked hard last year to put her heart on paper, and I am so proud of her. Enjoy this except from her book that released on Valentine's Day. Please purchase a … [Read more...] about Big Girls DO Cry
I am grateful to God for helping me stand firm in this season of transition. After an encounter with God, He led me to more than one promise in Scripture to stand on during my difficult transition from Austin to Houston. Moving alone is challenging without the pressures of perfection of the Christmas season! At least four times this past week, God pointed out various Scriptures with the word … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Stand Firm
"You can't be Beth Moore. She already exists," said Dr. Jackie Roese in Lime Green: Reshaping Our View of Women in the Church. I appreciated the opportunity to read and review Lime Green on my blog because the role—and color—of women is something I struggle with. Dr. Jackie writes, "How can one color (or one gender with a list of characteristics attributed to that gender) possibly express all of … [Read more...] about You can’t be Beth Moore
This weekend, I had the privilege of watching my client, Willie Alfonso, release his new book It's A New Beginning at Christ Tabernacle in New York. You can listen to him speak here or click on the video below. 08/02/15 - Take This Public: Week 1 - Pastor Willie Alfonso from CHRIST TABERNACLE on Vimeo. I appreciate everything Pastor Ralph Castillo (pictured on the left) did for helping keep this … [Read more...] about How to Turn Setbacks into Comebacks
When should I ask for a sign from God? This is the question I have been asking myself for weeks now! I wanted to make sure I was asking with the right motives, and with a pure heart. I'm so grateful that it doesn't matter how I check my motives because it's God who weighs them (See: Proverbs 16:2). Recently, I have been asking God if I should continue writing, speaking, and blogging. In this … [Read more...] about When should I ask for a sign from God?
When I previously wrote and published the Top 10 Blogs for Christian Women on DevotionalDiva.com, I was stunned by the amount of support and encouragement it got. It only took me 8 years or so to go viral, and I'm so glad it was that post because I personally learned a lot from the ladies I mentioned in the list. I've grown and changed a lot since I rebranded and gave DevotionalDiva.com to Maggie … [Read more...] about Top 5 Blogs for Christian Women