Posts tagged "hardship"

How I Went Bankrupt—and What I Learned

How I Went Bankrupt—and What I Learned
By Tamara Hartley I had a good job and was spending all of my money paying bills. So how did I become bankrupt? Here’s what happened: I didn’t like feeling like I was working for free; something had to give. Yep, you guessed it; I stopped paying those darn credit card bills. I needed my... Read more »

Stop Shaming Our Single Mothers!

Stop Shaming Our Single Mothers!
But I thought He Wanted to Try By Sylvia Snowden I recently had an opportunity to read an article that featured a young woman I’ve known since high school.  In it, she discussed her journey to single motherhood.  She was quite candid and described the experience as heart-sickening and lonely at moments but, overall, incredibly... Read more »

What Does Faith Say To You?

What Does Faith Say To You?
By Dr. Dawj When challenges rise up, what does it take for you to stand on faith? This past year has tested my faith on every imaginable level possible and yet; I still rose up because of my faith. When my husband James was diagnosed with brain cancer last October, things could have spiraled out... Read more »
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Sometimes it ALL Has to Fall Apart Before It Can Be Put Back Together

Sometimes it ALL Has to Fall Apart Before It Can Be Put Back Together
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown During the Six Brown Chicks taping of “Iyanla Fix My Life,” I said that “Sometimes it all has to fall apart before it can be put back together,” and I’d like to take a moment to explain how this applies to everyday life, hopes and dreams. We as individuals move about... Read more »