Amanda’s Village: Strong Women Needed

“I see a strong group of women.” -Anne Her biggest desires are a bed for her children, and a toilet.  That’s it.  She is 30…she’s a widow.  I met Jasmine in Bangladesh last week and my heart shattered into a million pieces.  Her husband died 6 years ago, she has 5 children.  Her only option as a woman in […]

The ONE Secret to Greatness

What are you doing today to be great? I have an idea for you. If you want to be known, if you want to make an impact with your life, you need to know this secret to accomplishing greatness. It’s not about the competitive sports your kids play or their private education. It’s not about […]

Easter Week: Prayer for a Breakthrough

Oh Father, we want more!  Help us make this Holy Week celebrating Easter be about more than finding the right outfit to wear to brunch, and instead about a breakthrough. We pray THIS word over our life, “…Free those who are wrongly imprisoned; lighten the burden of those who work for you.  Let the oppressed go […]

Easter Week: Prayer to Slow Down

Father as I get ready for Easter, please help it not be another to do list that I have to survive through.  Help me to slow down, think about how far I’ve come, and where I can go next. I didn’t find You God,  You found me! You went so far to be with your […]

Amanda’s Village: 100 Kids Cured

Do you want to be envied? Yes. We all do.  It’s okay to want that.  You’re human. I think it’s okay to be envied.  If it’s for the right things, it can encourage others to do the same. What if you were envied for how generous you are?  Instead of how nice your car is […]

The Single Mom & Uncertainty

3 Reasons Why you Can Feel Confident in Your Future Breathe.  The most powerful 5 words that anyone ever said to a woman I feel is this: “It’s going to be okay.” It really is, I paromise you  Simple, but doesn’t it make you powerfully exhale all your fears and worries?! Here’s why that feeling is real […]

Dumb with Silence: Soul Sunday

What are you waiting for? Is there something that is burning within you that you cannot dismiss, a thought, a dream, a goal, a wrong that you want to make right?  Speak up. Act now. Do not be dumb with silence.  Do not be lazy with your future. Think of the first woman that spoke up […]

SingleMomLife representing YOU on TV

GET READY TO ROLL!!! Wow!  You won’t believe the call we got yesterday. ” “Would you be willing to appear on a TV show?” Uhhh… let me think about that… YES 1,000 TIMES YES! I am honored to represent YOU my fellow single moms on TV tonight!  I’ll be appearing on “America Trends” on the Youtoo […]

Monday Motivation: NOT Your Fight

Your relationship status may say “single”, but your spiritual status says “in a relationship with one might warrior” The daily battle of single parenting is a righteous one, but it’s not meant for you to fight alone. It’s definitely not one to give up on either. This is NOT your fight. Live your life knowing […]

The Single Mom & The School Shooting

It was a conversation I never wanted to have over pancakes before school… Sunshines, if there is a person with a gun at your school I want you to run.  Run like hell home.  Don’t grab your backpacks, your coat, or your lunch, SPRINT. Yes, I said hell.  It got their attention. I’m not sure […]