6 Questions Not to Ask During Ramadan... and How Muslim Sisters Can Answer Them

There is nothing as fun as your non-Muslim friends asking you the silliest questions ever while you try to keep your mind off of savory, mouth-watering samosas that await you at Iftari (the evening meal that breaks the fast). You have to keep your patience, no one likes a grump, and you want to set a good example. Doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun right?...more

A Church’s Refusal to Name Racism Gives White Supremacy a Seat in God’s House

The Sunday after the Charleston Massacre, churches all over the country prayed for the victims and their families. Taking their cue from the Emmanuel AME Church itself, pastors, reverends, and deacons encouraged their congregations to seek solace in God’s embrace. In addition, they implored their flock to show compassion and forgiveness. Their message encouraged togetherness in the face of forces meant to divide....more
KeepingItReal You are very right. But even more than unity, we have to address the real ...more

Darkness, Depression and All the Other Things Christians Hate to Talk About

Disclaimer: This is a post that could be triggering to those with depression - though I hope the only thing it triggers is healing <3...more

:: LIFE :: August | CONSOLIDATION and PRIORITIES

It is a new month, my friends! And therefore, it is a new energy. As Lena Stevens so descriptively refers to it in The Monthly Forecast for August, this month is kind of like "the after party" to July. Party/shit show... Eh, same thing. ...more

Struggling with the Guilt that I Didn't Know Would Come with a Miscarriage

Struggling With the Guilt That I Didn’t Know Would Come With A Miscarriage...more

One Spirit Many Voices

The August issue of One Spirit Many Voices is now available for download. Remember all are welcome to submit. The deadline is the 20th of each month. http://inspiritual.biz/newsletters/Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

What affirmations are you willing to give yourself to affirm your own faith? What are your personal belief statements? Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

Beyoncé Ain't Got NOTHING on YOU...YES YOU!

I would tell you a story about me, but this post is about you, remember?Pull up a chair…I am going to let you in on a little secret about the both of us…I already told you that being a parenting student is hard as hell. (If you don’t know what I’m talking about read this!) The fact is, doing ANYTHING worth while is THAT hard! Making the decision to pursue something valuable only qualifies you for three things: BLOOD, SWEAT, and TEARS!...more

Open To Life Around You

http://wobcmagazine.com/9788/130323/a/open-to-life-around-you...more

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

LET'S BE INTENTIONAL ABOUT PASSING DOWN A LEGACY OF ENTHUSIASM TO THOSE WE MEET AND WORK WITH EACH DAYInspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

SONG OF THE WEEK

This song always gets me up and dancing because I know every day the Divine is taking the shackles off our lives and ministry.  So come join us and lift up some praise and enthusiasm this morning. http://inspiritual.biz/inspiritual-song-of-the-week1/Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

OK SO IT IS JULY 30TH AND NOT JULY 1ST, BUT THE MESSAGE IS THE SAME. STOP SITTING THERE WAITING FOR YOUR DREAMS TO COME INTO BEING. GET UP AND GO AFTER THEM. MAKE EVERY MOMENT COUNT.Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more