Finally, a book of meditations for African American women that understands the world they live in. Centering on the lessons God teaches us at work, at church, and in our relationships, this book of devotions uses stories and settings that will resonate with women of color--urban life, office culture, and the leading of the Spirit in things large and small. Using Scripture, conventional wisdom, and stories from the African American community, each devotional will show women how their faith can empower them to have success on the job--at whatever workplace they find themselves. With topics such as respect, resourcefulness, image, timeliness, honesty, negativity, and balancing work and home, each devotion ends with a "power move"--practical affirmations that will move readers toward success at work.
Encouragement, advice, and real talk from a successful
It's not always easy to live your faith during the nine to five. But no matter where you work, that's the mission field in which God has placed you. It doesn't matter if you're a waitress or the CEO of a Fortune 500 company--you're equally important to God. And he wants to use you to build his kingdom.
Sistergirl Devotions is for you--the working woman who wants to grow spiritually while on the job. Using Scripture, "sistergirl" wisdom, and true stories, each down-to-earth devotional shows how your faith can empower you to have success no matter where you work. With topics such as respect, resourcefulness, image, timeliness, honesty, setbacks, and balancing work, church, and home, each devotion ends with a "Power Move"--practical affirmations that will drive you toward victory.
"Carol Mackey has done a masterful job of incorporating the practicality of God's Word into daily meditations. She does not shrink from the real issues we often struggle with. Carol addresses them boldly, giving clear answers and 'Power Moves' to equip us to have the victory we long to experience in our everyday lives."--Michelle McKinney Hammond, author of The Power of Being a Woman
"Sistergirl Devotions is by far one of the best self-help books I have read in a long time. Carol Mackey masterfully weaves in Scripture, invaluable wisdom, and her own personal experiences. Absolutely brilliant!"--Kimberla Lawson Roby, New York Times bestselling author; author of A Deep Dark Secret and Be Careful What You Pray For
"Sistergirl Devotions delivers inspiring daily nuggets that will warm the soul and motivate every reader to succeed on the job for the Lord."--Stephanie Perry Moore, author of the Payton Skky series and the Beta Gamma Pi series
Carol M. Mackey is editor-in-chief of the award-winning Black Expressions Book Club. She has been named among the 50 Most Powerful African Americans in Publishing by Black Issues Book Review and has been featured in Literary Divas: The Top 100+ Most Admired African-American Women in Literature. In March 2012 was put on Ebony's "Cool List" for Sistergirl Devotions. She lives in New York with her family.
Carol M. Mackey is editor-in-chief of the award-winning Black Expressions Book Club, the largest African American book club in the nation. She has been named among the 50 Most Powerful African Americans in Publishing by Black Issues Book Review and has been featured in Literary Divas: The Top 100+ Most Admired African-American Women in Literature. In March 2012 was put on Ebony's "Cool List" for Sistergirl Devotions. Widely recognized as a leading expert on African American book buyers, Mackey sits on the board for the National Book Club Conference. She has appeared on CBS-TV's morning news show in New York and is often interviewed by other media outlets on the state of African American publishing. She lives in New York with her family.