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VIDEO: Signs He’s Dating Material

  How do you know if a guy is dating material or someone to say, “Bye, Felicia” to when he hits you up for your number? Today’s video provides you with 7 signs to look for when scoping out that new crush or entering into a new relationship. Whether or not you are currently dating, this video will explore great qualities for each of us to not only look out for, but develop ourselves.   CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO…

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I See You: Knowing A Personal God in a Public World

nicole smithee

It’s easier than ever to send a message to the world and harder than ever to stand out.  We can tweet, post and comment our opinions, philosophies, interests, and stories with the simple click of a button or the touch of a screen.  We put it all out there for the world to see; we shout it from the rooftops (or in our case, shout it from the insta-story), but sadly, with more than one billion people active on Facebook…

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Celebrating Black History Month and Cultivating Conversations For Change

Louisa, Saleena, Nagela, Nicole

  In 1926, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week to celebrate the extraordinary contributions African Americans have made throughout the history of our nation.  For many years, it was celebrated during the second week of February, until when in 1976, as part of the United States’ bicentennial, the week was expanded to an entire month. A lot has changed since 1926.  Jackie Robinson broke through the glass ceiling of segregation for baseball and pioneered equality in all…

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I Thought I Was Over That: What to Do When Old Wounds Resurface

Nicole Smithee

My husband and I recently argued over something as simple as our schedules, but instead of responding in the conversation like a rational human-being, in the middle of it, I shut-down and fought to hide my tears from the man who vowed to love me till death do us part.  I retreated from the argument by saying whatever I could to end it and began cleaning up the kitchen in a drastic effort to distract myself from the hurt I…

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Confessions of a Newlywed

Nicole Smithee wedding

Ben and I have been married 86 days now. I’m not sure how long we’ll be considered newlyweds.  It seems like a subjective label.  When do you stop being newlyweds?  Is it when you hit the year mark?  Is it when you have kids?  Is it when you start farting in front of each other with little or no embarrassment?  Not sure. Well, for now anyways, I am a newlywed.  And the number one question I get asked (behind, of…

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