One day I’ll be able to share the entire testimony of how our friendship began… until then here’s a snippet of how the Lord used her to encourage me. I called her to wish her a happy birthday, as we are FaceTiming I noticed she’s out taking a walk and unbeknownst to her she ended… Continue reading Pausing To Encourage
Today is World Cancer Day. Pause and pray for those who are experiencing this challenging season in their life. #encouraging #empowering #engagingPAUSINGWITHGOD.COM
So I’m in the gym the other day as you know we are prepping for a 5K by my birthday this year. I am half-way there and I feel myself getting a little weary. I look to my left and to my right as the thoughts are rolling through my mind, I can stop; no… Continue reading PAUSING TO SHARE…
Ladies, Save Saturday, March 14, 2020 for a time of self-care... Patrice McClendon host Sista 2 Sista Women Empowering Women Luncheon For more information or to register go to website Sista2sistaempowerment.com Next Event: UNF, University Center | March 14, 2019 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Vision: Sista 2 Sista is designed to showcase women of… Continue reading Save The Date
Today marks another year we get to remember the legacy of the late Martin Luther King Junior. Might we take a look at our own life and ask what are we willing to fight for? The one thing about Martin Luther King Jr.'s greatness everyone keeps missing 6:37 AM EST January 20, 2020 The Rev.… Continue reading Celebrating A Legacy…
My people will live in peaceful dwelling places, in secure homes, in undisturbed places of rest. Isaiah 32:18 NIV Hello sisters, First I want to thank you for your faithfulness in Early Morning Prayer, please make note that Monday, January 20th, we will NOT be on the conference line-our assignment is to get in our… Continue reading Pausing To Pray
Today is the last day of the year, and everyone is busy preparing for New Year’s Eve. In a few hours, it will be 2020, a new decade, and many of us will be launching our New Year’s resolutions. But honestly, after a few weeks, we often give up…Why? Keeping these resolutions requires us to… Continue reading WHAT IF
Thank you for pausing with me. My name is Sheri Powell, the proud Doula of Pausing With God Ministries. You know we all need a birthing coach and our mission here at Pausing With God Ministries is similar to that of a Doula, we love to engage, encourage and empower women to be all that… Continue reading A Woman Of Excellence
Women want to belong, in this study; we will have a better understanding who and whose we are. Women want authentic relationships, in this study; we no longer have to suffer alone, will connect and get to know one another. Women want to impact their world around them, in this study; we will learn how… Continue reading Pausing With God A Journey Through Menopause Group Study has been postponed till later this year…please check back for more details.
A while ago as I sat prepping for an upcoming event. I came across a nugget and thought I'd share an excerpt with you. Why can’t women get along, it’s because we are afraid to be vulnerable, afraid to be soft, afraid to be hurt, most of all afraid of our power. So we become… Continue reading Always Sisters ~ Always Friends
Our time together revealed: (1) Women want to belong. (2) Women want authentic relationships. (3) Women want to impact their world around them. We celebrated ‘over 100 Women’ and the release of our new book: A WOMAN OF EXCELLENCE THE MINISTRY OF MY MOTHER. This labor of love has been designed to be a blessing… Continue reading Pausing With God presents Woman Of Excellence Mother & Daughter Brunch
About 30 years ago, our Pastor gave my mother and I a prophetic word from the Lord. He shared that we would have a “model relationship” one that others would look upon and desire. If I went by what was going on at that time it would certainly seem as though he had missed God.… Continue reading PWG Highlights – Tonia and mom
It isn’t a coincidence that this next story is being published near Mother’s Day. It is one that is near and dear to my heart, this is a subject matter like menopause, one that is whispered about behind closed doors. We do hope that you will be engaged, encouraged and empowered to learn more about… Continue reading PWG Highlights – Aleka and mom
"It is hard trying to find some semblance of normalcy, while waiting to see what might happen next." I just love this first chapter. You have no idea how hard it is to write a review when you are privy to only one chapter! But the first indication that it was going to be good… Continue reading Book Review – Chapter 1: The Storm
"Though she found him, her father was still absent. Her sorrow remained and the void had 'no name." “Before I begin to read Chapter Two “None Given”, I’m overwhelmed with emotions as I didn’t know what to expect. It’s been 10 years and 2 months since “Ma” passed, and I’m saddened by the fact that… Continue reading Book Review – Chapter 2: None Given
"As I was going through her belongings, I found a birthday card that she never got to send me. I opened the card and it read." This chapter starts with thought provoking questions about how well you know your mother. It closes with questions that inspire a mother and a daughter to take off the… Continue reading Book Review – Chapter 3: Do You Know Her?
“Despite your praying and your encounter with God, are you still afraid?" I find myself, almost daily, reflecting on the many similarities I share with my older relatives, and how much my personality has been shaped by them. Whether for the good or bad, if we are not careful, we will live our lives through their… Continue reading Book Review – Chapter 4: What About You?
"There are a lot of traditions that are passed down from one generation to another that are worth preserving." Three little words, such volume spoken here. What a blessing to have such sweet insight into one’s mother’s heart. A legacy of her love and faithfulness for the Lord, in her valley or on the mountain… Continue reading Book Review – Chapter 5: These Three Words
"When Mom was finished, she stayed awake while I read my notes from the beginning to the end." What a warm and touching display of love and loyalty. Not only to the Lord, but within a mother & daughter relationship. I think it was a wonderful idea to parallel the story of Ruth and Naomi.… Continue reading Book Review – Chapter 6: Restoration
"...each of us will become all we were created to be – Woman of Excellence. “Wow”, “wow” was my constant exclamation as I read through this. I am touched by your mother’s heart for others, despite her own pain and struggles. I am also touched by how much Jesus suffered to procure for her eternal… Continue reading Book Review – Chapter 7: It Is Finished
How Should A Breast Self-Exam Be Performed? 1) In the Shower Using the pads of your fingers, move around your entire breast in a circular pattern moving from the outside to the center, checking the entire breast and armpit area. Check both breasts each month feeling for any lump, thickening, or hardened knot. Notice any changes… Continue reading Breast Self-Exam
Years ago, when I began experiencing several symptoms of menopause I was afraid to talk to anyone for fear that they would think I lost my mind. But the opposite was true, it wasn't until I began sharing ...that I realized I am not alone.