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By definition, a distraction is something that turns your attention away from something else, and agitates your mind, and emotions. All the latest news on Donald Trump, investigations into Russian ties, who and what is racist, and Twitter hashtag-driven outrage, are all distractions. A distraction from what, you ask? A distraction from God and your […]

What does it mean to “throw away your life?” It means to surrender your life to Jesus Christ, says Rick Warren, senior pastor of Saddleback Church in Orange County, California. Citing Mark 8:35, Warren explains in his daily devotional that to “throw away your life,” is to “submit yourself to God for his purposes.” “Only those […]

Earlier this week, Alicia Keys penned a powerful essay for Lenny in which she discussed the pressure women face to uphold beauty standards and vowed to stop covering up. CLICK HERE to read story source: getuperica.com  

Michelle Obama is known to many as the first lady of the United States, but for young students set to attend college, she doubles as someone who succeeded from ignoring her “doubters and “haters.” Featured on the cover of the May 2016 issue of Seventeen magazine with high school students Gemma Busoni and Zaniya Lewis, […]

Article By CBN Cheryl grew up with 7 brothers in the predominantly black Fifth Ward neighborhood located a few minutes from downtown Houston. Her mom and dad were godly people who were committed to teaching their family the things of God.  “Christ was always at the center,” says Cheryl.  She accepted the Lord as her […]

A motivational speaker took a moment of disrespect during his speech and turned it into a lesson. According to Pix11, Eric Thomas, a.k.a “The Hip Hop Preacher,” spoke off script during a speech he gave at Vashon High School in St. Louis on Feb. 22. According to the video, Vashon is one of the lowest […]

Article By Dianna Hobbs My husband Kenya and I sounded utterly ridiculous stumbling over our words as the Hobbs children listened and laughed. Trying to rapidly and repeatedly say, “Willy’s real rear wheel,” didn’t go well. We couldn’t believe how hard that was! Go ahead. Try it. Repeat “Willy’s real rear wheel,” over and over […]

First Lady Michelle Obama shares a message to her younger self as part of the #DearMe campaign to inspire and empower young people from Tokyo,…

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  More than 200 women met at Lake Forest Country Club in Hudson to hear Michelle Knight speak. The event was presented by the Zonta…

  I feel that on the inside I am more radiant and beautiful than I’ve ever been.” Memphis area news anchor Pam McKelvy had to endure chemo…

Two years ago today, the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of volunteer night watchman George Zimmerman in a Florida suburb shocked…

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is called the greatest female athlete of the 20th century. “That’s just a title. I know how hard I had to work. If…