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My Testimony: The Path To Finding My Faith

As a child I was sent to church. I say sent because this seemed to be a requirement only my sister and I had...
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Sometimes Cakes Fall: Why You Should Stop Asking God “Why”

My husband loves when I bake pound cake. I offered to make him one for his birthday, and it was delicious. A few weeks...
Trusting God Nia Magazine for black women

Trusting God

Every day, I come home and ask the kids, “Did you check the mail?” Most of the time, the mail is full of bills that...
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But God: Keep Moving

She sat on the ground as it moved beneath her. Her tears joined her during the morning hour and they joined her at bedtime. All of...
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I Loved Him But I Didn’t Like Him

The carport lights flashed on through the kitchen blinds and the engine of the light blue 1988 Cadillac Deville could be heard in the...
Unapologetically Let Go and Let God Nia Magazine for black women

Unapologetically Let Go and Let God

Have you ever sat back and realized all of the things you tried to fix in your life and failed…only to realize that you...
Privilege of Purpose Nia Magazine for black women

The Privilege of Purpose

The word privilege resonates through my soul and has become the foundation for walking in my truth. Privilege is defined as a special opportunity to...
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But God: Movin’ on Up

Hopelessness was always my comfort zone. Blaming my personal issues on the environment in which I was raised was an easy out for me. Any...
Are You Living or Are You Just Existing Nia Magazine for black women

Are You Living or Are You Just Existing?

What would you give to have peace of mind? Would you give up that corporate career, that nice looking brother on your arm, or your...
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But God: Traveling Through the Valley

"Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod...
A Dad's Blessing Nia Magazine for black women

A Dad’s Blessing

My children miss their dad. His death was sudden. Shocking. Unexpected. Death is difficult for those of us left behind, but in speaking with my children...
The Waiting Game Nia Magazine for black women

But God: The Waiting Game

Are you a single female? Are you a hopeless romantic wishing, praying, and hoping that the next one will be THE one? If you answered...
The Vision Board Nia Magazine for black women

The Vision Board

Last year I asked God to enlarge my territory. I created a vision board full of selfish desires. He gave me nothing that I wanted,...

APRIL BOOK CLUB SELECTION

April Book Club Selection: “Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on...

We're so excited to announce our April 2017 NiaMagazine.com Book Club selection: Exponential Living® - Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of Who You...

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Don’t Believe the Hype: Loving Yourself in the Age of Social...

In the age of social media, it often seems that perception is everything. Everyone wants to have the perfect life, the best selfies, a flawlessly...

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We Too Are #BlackGirlMagic

In the fall of 2002, while walking through the vibrant HBCU campus I attended, I heard hip hop music blaring from a huge, red,...

Dream Trip: How I Found Myself Through Solo Travel in Bali

I’ve always been a people-person. In my youth, I joined the Girl Scouts so I could hang out with my school friends on the weekends....

14 Children’s Books With Black Characters to Buy This Season

The Holiday season is quickly approaching and you know what that means. Lists, get-togethers, and tubes of wrapping paper cluttering up the hall closet until...