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Stressing Over the Blessing

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Lately, I have been running hard. Preaching has taken me to many cities and churches, camps and conferences. I’ve seen the move of the Holy Spirit and the miraculous power of Jesus. I’ve also sacrificed sleep and poured out my heart, many times in between early flights and late night hotel check-ins. IRIDESCENT, a company for young women I launched earlier this year, is quickly growing with limitless potential that also demands my attentive leadership. Serving in church is one…

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Philippians 2: Is Innocence Outdated?

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  How do we stand out and make an impact in a world struggling with so much brokenness, hatred, and injustice? Do our opinions and comments alone make a difference? And what role exactly does purity play in impacting our culture for the better? Is there a difference between purity and self-righteousness, and how we not confuse the two in the times we live in? Nicole examines these questions and more while exploring Philippians 2.…

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4 Things to Do When Life Disappoints

In this video, I explore ways we can learn from life’s setbacks. And to continue to inspire you, below are some insights from women who, like the rest of us, are pursuing their dreams while living in the often less-than-romantic realities of now. Whether you are struggling to find enough hours in the day, wrestling to resolve a fight with someone close to you, reconstructing parts of life after loss, or searching for motivation in what seems mundane—these stories will…

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Why I Ugly Cried After Watching a Comedy Special

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“There is nothing stronger than a broken woman who has rebuilt herself.” – Hannah Gadsby   These words have stayed with me long after Hannah’s comedy special Nanette stopped playing in my living room. After the credits rolled, and I wiped away the many tears streaming down my face, my husband and I spent the next hour and a half passionately discussing gender equality, discrimination, hate, shame, grace, truth, and love. Whether or not you agree with all Hannah said,…

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BIG NEWS: IRIDESCENT!

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  IRIDESCENT launches on Monday, July 9th!  Iridescentwomen.com will go live with articles and videos from extraordinary women on the topics of Career and Money, Health and Wellness, Relationships, Lifestyle, Culture, Beauty and Fashion, Spirituality, and more.  As if this isn’t exciting enough, The Iridescent Podcast (found on Spotify and iTunes) will launch too! In this video learn more about the story behind IRIDESCENT, and what this exciting new online community for young women is all about.  Subscribe at Iridescentwomen.com, connect with…

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