[TRAVEL] Eat, Pray and Love Your Way Through Maui

[TRAVEL] Eat, Pray and Love Your Way Through Maui

by #teamEBONY   Jun 17, 2014

The island of Maui is truly one of the most beautiful and restorative places in the United States, if not the world, with its... Read More

How to Make Peace with Your Unknown Future

How to Make Peace with Your Unknown Future

by Brooke Obie   May 06, 2014

It is an extreme First World Problem to be able to fear for your unknown future while sunning yourself on the island of Maui–otherwise... Read More

3 Steps to Cope When God Says ‘No’

3 Steps to Cope When God Says ‘No’

by Brooke Obie   Apr 22, 2014

I really wanted to win. I worked very hard to win, got some tear-inducing recommendation letters, made it to the finals, fasted, prayed with expectation... Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE] Behind Bars

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
Behind Bars, Part 2: Bridget Osborne

by Brooke Obie   Dec 24, 2013

 [Editor’s Note: In the fall of 2013, I visited Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women in Bedford Hills, New York, to explore the spiritual... Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
Behind Bars, Part 1: Karen Fisher

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
Behind Bars, Part 1: Karen Fisher

by Brooke Obie   Dec 17, 2013

[Editor’s Note: In the fall of 2013, I visited Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women in Bedford Hills, New York, to explore the spiritual... Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
We’ve Marched, Now What?

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
We’ve Marched, Now What?

by Brooke Obie   Sep 03, 2013

“I want you to think about this: there will be a Negro president of this country. There will not be the country we are... Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
Tamela Mann Talks Tyler Perry and ‘Take Me to the King’

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
Tamela Mann Talks Tyler Perry and ‘Take Me to the King’

by Brooke Obie   Jul 09, 2013

There is no mistaking the soulful soprano voice of Tamela Mann. Whether she's sharing the mic with Mary J. Blige and Bono on Kirk Franklin's... Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
Iyanla Vanzant Tackles Absent Fathers

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
Iyanla Vanzant Tackles Absent Fathers

by Brooke Obie   Jul 03, 2013

One Day My Soul Just Opened Up. That’s the title of one of Iyanla Vanzant’s many New York Times best-selling books. I had been reading... Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
5 Ways to Make Your Easter Church Visit Last ​’Til Christmas

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
5 Ways to Make Your Easter Church Visit Last ​’Til Christmas

by Brooke Obie   Mar 26, 2013

Many Christians—for various reasons—only make it to their local churches once or twice a year: Christmas and Easter.  With Resurrection Sunday right around the... Read More