Who Am I

Who Is Silent Letters: Where The Name Came From and What It Says About Me

WHERE SILENT LETTERS CAME FROM As my following grew pretty quickly on twitter, I knew that it was time for a name change. It seems as though all young women drool at the idea of being a “Proverbs 31 Woman”, and I was no different. My email address, my twitter handle, all made known who I aspired to be. Now, there is nothing wrong with wanting to be a Proverbs 31 woman. In fact, women should be striving to be such a…

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Culture

How The Modesty Talk May Be Devaluing Women 

The evangelical church has always done a poor job of handling, valuing and encouraging women. Instead, women have been over sexualized (yes, even in the church, and especially women of color) and blamed for everything that is wrong with men. One of those areas is modesty. Let me break it down a little.. When Jesus gave the command to not commit adultery-and then connected it further-by saying that “if a man looks at a woman lustfully, he has already committed adultery…

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Spiritual

I Wish My Black Sisters Knew…

I wish my black sisters didn’t feel like they had to be mixed to be beautiful. I wish that they knew they were more than a skin tone. I wish they didn’t feel like they had to wear make-up that was 3-4 shades lighter on their face, only to have make-up all over their clothes, as we see them trying to hide their skin. I wish that they knew that black IS beautiful. I wish they would celebrate the hair…

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