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Believing Bigger As A Single Mom

Believing Bigger as a Single Mom

In Faith

Dr. Shanté of the Believing Bigger Podcast stops by the Phenomenal Moms Podcast to discuss how she didn’t allow single motherhood to destroy her dreams. Dr. Shanté, widely known for her life-changing podcast, Believing Bigger, uses faith-based principles to help entrepreneurs and influencers BELIEVE BIGGER IN THEIR DREAMS. In 2017, she was listed by Podcast Movement as one of the top 10 black podcasters in the country, and in 2016, she was awarded the Luminary Leadership Award by Dress for Success Worldwide, and CHOSEN as one of Chicago’s 40 under 40 Women in Leadership. In 2018, she made history as the producer/director…

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What I Learned From Failure + My New Podcast

The 4 Lessons I Learned From Failure + My New Podcast

In Entrepreneurship, Faith

I don’t know how many of you know, but prior to giving birth to my twins, I had a podcast. Matter of fact, I launched that podcast while I was pregnant. Some of the positive and uplifting messages I heard when I interviewed guests, at times, reminded me to just keep putting one foot in front of the other and to keep going because God was watching over me. Those messages were so inspiring. That is why it hurt so much when I stopped the podcast. I had so many episodes recorded with amazing content, but as a new mom…

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17 Lessons I Learned From Reading The Alchemist (Part 3)

17 Lessons I Learned From Reading The Alchemist (Part 3)

In Faith

Change can be hard especially if it is an unexpected change. As you go throughout life you will always experience change – some good and some that don’t feel good. However, in those moments it is so important to guard your hearts and minds and to keep persisting. In this post, I will be sharing how you can keep persisting and keep moving towards your goals even during times of change and difficulty.   Last week we explored Lessons 5-11 of the lessons I learned while reading “The Alchemist.” If you missed that post, I encourage you to read it…

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17 Lessons I Learned From Reading The Alchemist (Part 2)

17 Lessons I Learned From Reading “The Alchemist” (Part 2)

In Faith

Have you ever struggled with wanting to pursue your will and your plans and struggled to submit fully? I know I have. Even Jesus had to submit to God. Before he was crucified Jesus asked God if the task of crucifixion could pass by him but then he ended his request with, “Yet not my will, but yours be done” Luke 22:42b (NIV). This is such a powerful, yet difficult declaration that we are called to do as Christians. It’s hard to go against the thing we most want or the thing that makes the most sense in our mind…

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17 Lessons I Learned From Reading The Alchemist (Part 1)

17 Lessons I Learned From Reading The Alchemist (Part 1)

In Faith

A little while ago I reread the book, “The Alchemist”, which is about a shepherd boy named Santiago who loved his calling to be a shepherd. He was going through life doing what he loved and he thought he knew what he wanted. However, one day he met a king who told him something that totally changed his thinking and what he thought about his purpose, and it ultimately changed the course of his life. What he learned allowed him to truly discover and live out his purpose.   I knew I loved the book, but I forgot why I…

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