A mother is “A Kept Woman”

 

I Am a ‘Kept ‘ Woman?
You see, there were a few times when I thought I would lose my mind,
But GOD kept me sane. (Isa. 26:3)
There were times when I thought I could go no longer,
But the LORD kept me moving. (Gen 28:15)
At times, I’ve wanted to lash out at those whom I felt had done me wrong,
But the LORD kept my mouth shut.. (Psa. 13)
Sometimes, I think the money just isn’t enough,
But GOD has helped me to keep the lights on, the water on, the car paid, the house paid, etc.., (Matt. 6:25 -34)
When I thought I would fall, HE kept me up.
When I thought I was weak, HE kept me strong! (I Pet. 5:7, Matt. 11:28-30)
I could go on and on and on, but I’m sure you hear me!
I’m blessed to be ‘kept ‘
Do you know a ‘kept ‘ woman?
If so pass it on to her to let her know she is ‘Kept ‘
I’m “Kept” by the Love and Grace of God !!!!

(Unknown)

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R&B DIvas is Coming to a TV Near You !!!

“R&B Divas” tells the current real-life story of five multi-talented, beautiful R&B stars – Faith Evans, Nicci Gilbert, Syleena Johnson, Monifah Carter, and Keke Wyatt.  The docu-series captures the friends as they come together to record a charity album inspired by the late Whitney Houston. Resilient and dynamic, these R&B Divas not only continue to build their own lives and careers, but also pay their good fortune forward, helping others along the way. At the same time, they are all juggling myriad personal challenges, triumphs and responsibilities in addition to making music – including raising families. Through it all, these women have a genuine sisterhood. They love each other, argue with each other, and celebrate each other. One of the few constants in their lives is the strength of their friendship.

Beginning Monday, August 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. CT with eight one-hour episodes, the beautiful and equally talented divas will give a personal glimpse into their private worlds as they lean on each other and offer candid revelations about their efforts to deal with major life challenges and transitions such as divorce, parenting issues, drugs, alcohol, physical abuse and more. They have pasts, they have futures…but most importantly, they have each other. The series is filmed primarily in Atlanta, with additional shooting in Washington, DC, New York and New Orleans. The series is produced for TV One by Thinkfactory Media, Executive Producers are Adam Reed, Adam Freeman, and Leslie Greif. Co-Executive Producers are Phil Thornton, Paul Coy Allen, Faith Evans and Nicci Gilbert. Executive In Charge of production for TV One is Jubba Seyyid.

PREMIERE  TELECAST:

Monday, August 20, 2012 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. CT

SHOW  SCHEDULE:

Mondays @ 10 p.m. ET. The series includes 8 hour-long episodes.

STARRING: 

Faith Evans, Nicci Gilbert, Syleena Johnson, Monifah Carter and Keke Wyatt

SPECIAL GUESTS:

In addition to the casts’ family members, celebrity friends and guests on hand to support the ladies include Kevin Hart, Trey Songz, Anthony Hamilton, Kelly Price, Tank, Avant, Voletta Wallace (B.I.G.’s mom), Kenny Lattimore and more.

ON THE WEB:    

Watch the video preview at:

http://www.tvone.tv/rab-divas.

In support of the show Faith Evans is releasing “R&B Divas” an album inspired by the series. UrbanBridgez.com has learned the first single from the album entitled “Tears of Joy” performed by Faith will be serviced to radio shortly. Faith‘s cast members appear on the album as well as some other “R&B Divas” like Fantasia & Kelly Price. Claude Kelly, Shep Crawford and Gordon Chambers are some of the producers on the set. Some of the tracks include “True Colors” recorded by Faith, Kelly Price & Fantasia, “She Is Me” recorded by Monifah, “Mr. Superfly” recorded by Keke Wyatt, “Lovin Me” and “Sister Friend” recorded by the cast of R&B Divas and an acoustic version of one of Faith‘s biggest hits “Soon As I Get Home.”

The album will hit stores on October 2nd via eOne and a tour is planned in support of the album and series in October!

You are a Survivor…

You can’t allow somebody else’s opinion, somebody else’s perception, somebody else’s understanding, somebody else’s life experiences, or somebody else’s prejudices to allow you to accept the definition that they have of you.!!

Let It Go

Here’s something we thought we would share with you because it’s very motivational in many areas of our lives.

Let it Go

By TD Jakes

There are people who can walk away from you.

And hear me when I tell you this! When people can walk away from you: let them walk. I don’t want you to try to talk another person into staying with you, loving you, calling you, caring about you, coming to see you, staying attached to you. I mean hang up the phone.

When people can walk away from you let them walk. Your destiny is never tied to anybody that left.

The Bible said that, they came out from us that it might be made manifest that they were not for us. For had they been of us, no doubt they would have continued with us. [1 John 2:19]

People leave you because they are not joined to you. And if they are not joined to you, you can’t make them stay. Let them go.

And it doesn’t mean that they are a bad person it just means that their part in the story is over. And you’ve got to know when people’s part in your story is over so that you don’t keep trying to raise the dead.

You’ve got to know when it’s dead.

You’ve got to know when it’s over. Let me tell you something. I’ve got the gift of good-bye. It’s the tenth spiritual gift, I believe in good-bye. It’s not that I’m hateful, it’s that I’m faithful, and I know whatever God means for me to have He’ll give it to me. And if it takes too much sweat I don’t need it. Stop begging people to stay.

Let them go!!

If you are holding on to something that doesn’t belong to you and was never intended for your life, then you need to …..

LET IT GO!!!

If you are holding on to past hurts and pains …..

LET IT GO!!!

If someone can’t treat you right, love you back, and see your worth…..

LET IT GO!!!

If someone has angered you ………

LET IT GO!!!

If you are holding on to some thoughts of evil and revenge……

LET IT GO!!!

If you are involved in a wrong relationship or addiction……

LET IT GO!!!

If you are holding on to a job that no longer meets your needs or talents …..

LET IT GO!!!

If you have a bad attitude…….

LET IT GO!!!

If you keep judging others to make yourself feel better……

LET IT GO!!!

If you’re stuck in the past and God is trying to take you to a new level in Him……

LET IT GO!!!

If you are struggling with the healing of a broken relationship…….

LET IT GO!!!

If you keep trying to help someone who won’t even try to help themselves……

LET IT GO!!!

If you’re feeling depressed and stressed …….

LET IT GO!!!

If there is a particular situation that you are so used to handling yourself
and God is saying “take your hands off of it,” then you need to……

LET IT GO!!!

Let the past be the past. Forget the former things.
GOD is doing a new thing for you!

LET IT GO!!!

Get Right or Get Left .. think about it, and then ….

LET IT GO!!!

“The Battle is the Lord’s!”

Fashion With A Cause: Casa Por Vida for Wakeup Call Tees

Fashion with a cause.

If you’re not already rocking them then here’s your wakeup call.
Casa Por Vida for Wakeup Call Tees.
 

Casa Por Vida for Wakeup Call Tees NEW NEON tanks are on sale now at www.wakeupcalltees.com and www.loveandpride.com.   Available in neon colors pink, yellow, and blue.