Archive | April 2012

Going, Going Gone… What’s Your Price?

Luke 12:7 “Indeed the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear, you are more valuable than many sparrows.”

Anyone that has ever watched the show Sex and the City know that its premise is to chronicle the four leading ladies as they search for love.  Admittedly it is one of my favorite shows but there were always situations where one of the women compromised who she was to get or keep a man.  All too often this is the case for women not living in a fictional T.V. show.

The scripture referenced above is found in Luke chapter 12 which talks about God’s concern and love for us.   So many times we lose sight of God’s concern in our search for “Mr. Right”-which by the way doesn’t exist.  There will always be something we have to compromise on – height, age – but we should never compromise so much we lose our self-respect.  Being alone is not fun…trust me I know; but it’s better to be lonely than to be in a relationship that is unhealthy, demeaning, and spirit-breaking.  And how sad would it be to be in a relationship and still be alone?

Take a few minutes each day to remember your worth. You should never settle for less than what you deserve.


One of my favorite songs is “Encourage Yourself” by Donald Lawrence. When things seem out of sync in my life and talking to someone isn’t the answer I think about that song and I encourage myself through God’s word.

The idea for this blog came to me out of that song and out of my desire to encourage others; specifically women. There are so many images of women where we are portrayed as vindictive and back-stabbing but that is not a true representation of who we are.

My desire is to give voice to the woman that values sisterhood, treasures friendships and cultivates love through my experiences and observations. I hope you’ll find this informational, entertaining but most importantly inspirational.

Thank you for reading.

Melissa Holley