Fearless: A Virtual Experience for Young Women

Hi Beauties! By the title of this blog you can probably tell what we are announcing. Yes! During this whole COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to get creative and host a virtual conference, where we can all gather and hear the word of God. We are having two awesome sisters, Ashley and Shirley, as ourContinue reading “Fearless: A Virtual Experience for Young Women”

WHAT I LEARNED ABOUT GOD’S LOVE FROM MY NEW PUPPY!

My thoughts about God’s unconditional love. So, I recently made a life altering decision. I got a puppy! I have never really considered myself an animal person. I had a dog for about fourteen years and hardly paid her any mind. Until she was gone. No, she’s not gone gone. But, she no longer livesContinue reading “WHAT I LEARNED ABOUT GOD’S LOVE FROM MY NEW PUPPY!”

5 LESSONS LEARNED FROM MY FIRST MONTH OF MARRIAGE

Hey everyone! It’s been a while, but I’m so glad to be back writing and sharing all that God has been teaching me. It’s been crazy around here in the Empowered Beauty family.  Life update; I got married! This season of my life has been so surreal. From the wedding to settling into our newContinue reading “5 LESSONS LEARNED FROM MY FIRST MONTH OF MARRIAGE”

HOW YOU CAN START INFLUENCING PEOPLE RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE

I remember about a year ago that I was seriously confronted about my level of influence after a prayer service at church. As I stood by the door greeting some of those who had attended the prayer service that night, one of the young girls I pastor excitedly pointed at my ear and exclaimed, “SeeContinue reading “HOW YOU CAN START INFLUENCING PEOPLE RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE”

God Doesn’t Just Want You to Reach Your Potential, He Wants You to Fulfill His Purpose

I believe that the millennial generation struggles deeply with this idea of reaching your potential. As I millennial myself, I wrestle with the notion that God has this one calling for our lives that we must achieve against all odds. For a long time I believed that I existed on this earth to reach myContinue reading “God Doesn’t Just Want You to Reach Your Potential, He Wants You to Fulfill His Purpose”

HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR TRIBE

What Real Friendship Looks Like If you’re anything like me, you’ve struggled in the area of friendships. I’ve had a hard time identifying those that I can call friend or refer to them as someone I just know. When I was in elementary school, I was always quick to call a new acquaintance my bestContinue reading “HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR TRIBE”

The Truth About Being Young and in Ministry

Debunking the Common Myths and Misconceptions As a youth pastor in my church, I hear from many teenagers and young adults that they feel they are called to work in ministry to some capacity. They feel a tug in their hearts to serve God, but they just aren’t sure of what that looks like rightContinue reading “The Truth About Being Young and in Ministry”

Don’t Just Read Scripture, Do Scripture

Inaction is something that I’ve struggled with for a long time. I know what to do, I just don’t want to do it. My mother always says that my favorite words are “I know.” Every time she tells me that I need to do something I respond with “I know, mom.” She always rolls herContinue reading “Don’t Just Read Scripture, Do Scripture”

What Does It Matter?

I can’t count the times I laid in bed contemplating my success versus my failures. I would fret over what those around me were thinking about my accomplishments, or the lack thereof. The opinions of others often became the object of my obsession. My chest would tighten as I contemplated my day and the multipleContinue reading “What Does It Matter?”

What To Do When You Don’t Get What You Want

I can’t believe that Thanksgiving break is already over! The year has flown by so fast! I enjoyed getting to spend time with my family and friends last week. Also, we are all out of leftovers in my house, which hurts more deeply than what you can imagine. One thing we still have though isContinue reading “What To Do When You Don’t Get What You Want”