How Can I Ever Trust Again?

I recently to spoke at The Uptown Lunch, a monthly event sponsored by my church during which the pastor asked a number of questions related to how I got where I am today. I shared that after three relationships that included physical abuse, rape and infidelity followed by abandonment, I didn’t like men. I... -Read More

Women of Influence: Running the Race Marked Out For You

Most of us aspire toward a life of meaning, purpose and contribution. Heroic acts of compassion by people such as Mother Theresa and Dorothy Day invite our spirits to rise up a notch. Great competitive athletes and performers inspire us to pack stadiums, arenas and living rooms across the globe. Many of us even... -Read More

Mental Health And The Faith

  October is mental health month and many Christians struggle with how they feel about the whole subject of mental health. Is there such a thing as mental illness? Is the Bible alone sufficient to treat mental health issues? Are therapists just giving people a way to rationalize and escape responsibility for their actions?... -Read More

Women Gather For Prayer Summit at Bailey Concert Hall

In 1998, God called a woman by the name of Janet Broling to gather women for a day of prayer at Madison Square Garden in NYC.  She wrote a book about this experience called “What Can One Woman Do”. As God planned it, Angela Santiago, who now resides in South Florida, was part of... -Read More

Women’s Conference to Impact the Nation

  Gathering women from all walks of life who believe it is time to stand up and speak out for America, Women Impacting the Nation will host its annual fall conference entitled “Raising the Bar 2015 – The Next Generation” on Saturday, October 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Palm Beach Atlantic... -Read More

Domestic Violence Crosses All Boundaries

“Domestic violence is an epidemic affecting individuals in every community, regardless of age, economic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, or nationality. It is often accompanied by emotionally abusive and controlling behavior that is only a fraction of a systematic pattern of dominance and control. Anyone can be a victim of domestic violence,” said Mary... -Read More

There’s Something Better Than A Dream

  Have you noticed? Your life is changing. Typically, when we read about how to deal with life changes, we find a discussion about dreams, visions and goals. But, there’s something better than a dream. Yes, dreams are important, and should not be minimized. Dreams give us a focus, show us where to go,... -Read More

The “A” List Women of God

Is it just me, or have you ever noticed that successful Christian women in the church generally have really great hair? Of course I’m jesting, but in all honesty I might not be that far off in projecting a fairly accurate profile. Every arena of life has politics and the church is no exception.... -Read More

Mothers in a Multi-Cultural Family

Mothers in a multi-cultural family are heroes. These moms cherish the wealth that cultural diversity can bring and bravely face the inevitable clash of beliefs, values, attitudes and behaviors. They intimately know it can be exasperating in a different way. As one multi-cultural family mother said, “Most of the people in the world who... -Read More

A Modern-day Priscilla

We often look at women portrayed in the Bible and Christian women who have impacted history through their stories of formidable faith and think they are in a league of their own. But that’s not necessarily true. While we should look at Mary, Esther, Ruth or Mary Magdalene’s record, study the accounts of all... -Read More