It’s not the shoes, it’s how you walk in them

By Shay Greenwood When I met my husband, Roosevelt, at a conference we attended in Washington D.C. thirty years ago, I noticed the shoes he wore. He was not only handsome, but had on really nice...

How to get out of a fitness funk

By Jade Whitehurst Are you pushing snooze one too many times lately? Are you procrastinating and not accomplishing what you intended to? Are you lacking joy in your fitness journey? We’ve all been...

Let God guide your wardrobe through the seasons

By Shay Greenwood As the seasons change, so do our wardrobes. I remember wearing a black tight-fitting bodycon catsuit to a college party. It was the trend over 30 years ago; it was super...

Why the scale doesn’t tell the whole story

By Jade Whitehurst I remember when I was a kid I used to love asking, “What’s heavier, a ton of feathers or a ton of bricks?” Then I anxiously waited to say, “Got ya! They weigh the same!” to anyone...

3 ways to save money when clothes shopping

By Shay Greenwood If you follow me on socials, you are probably tired of hearing about my new full-time job. At 54, I have a new career as a sales coach for a farm-to-table food service delivery...

How to eat healthier without going broke

By Jade Whitehurst Did you know that Mississippi has the highest grocery tax in the nation? I was blown away to learn this. Add inflation, and it's no wonder we’re a little nervous at the checkout...

7 ways to craft holy habits

By Jade Whitehurst Using your habits and routines to honor God is a wonderful way to integrate your faith into your daily life and experience Christ more fully. After all, it’s the mundane tasks and...
Faith, Fashion & Fitness

Faith, Fashion and Fitness: Fall fashion for unexpected life events

By Shay Greenwood I love this season! I get excited to wear big sweaters, fun shoes, and jeans. In cooler weather, I love adding layers — but I want to feel cute and comfy at the same time. This is...

Faith, Fashion & Fitness: How to lose the weight of perfection

By Jade Whitehurst  Doesn’t it feel amazing to hit your weight loss goal? To see that number you’ve been working so hard for finally hit the scale is rewarding. However, I want to challenge you to...

FAITH, FASHION & FITNESS – How to dress to boost your mood

By Shay Greenwood How you dress from day to day can impact your mental health. A study found that 96 percent of those surveyed felt their emotional state changed depending on what clothes they...

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By KATIE EUBANKS   Sean Milner He grew up at a children’s home — and now he runs it        Sean Milner remembers the gunshot from when Oma wounded herself in the shoulder.      “(My siblings and I) ran out on the back porch and...

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    JONESTOWN — Linda McGrew thought she had grown up poor — and she had. But then she visited some homes in Quitman County.   “I (was) inspecting the units that we were to rehab (at a nonprofit). You could look through the ceiling and see outdoors. You...

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