Wendy Raquel Robinson on the Cover of Courageous Woman Magazine

Actress Wendy Raquel Robinson is on the Cover! We’re honored to share Wendy Raquel Robinson’s inspiring story. She was humble, honest and down to earth. Courageous Woman Magazine’s writer Ladel Lewis interviewed Wendy Raquel Robinson. The heart to heart conversation revealed Wendy’s love for the arts and helping young people win! We love that! When you’re a bonafide celebrity, loved by…

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Laura Contreras-Rowe: Inspired and Inspiring

By Arali Melendez Photo by Charles Alston From high-highs to low-lows, Mrs. Laura Contreras-Rowe has a defining story that has shaped her goals, values and overall life. In her recent schedule, you can find Contreras working in real estate, publishing books, conquering a documentary and traveling the nation as a National Speaker. As a famished child, she viewed Nancy Lopez,…

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Sophia Taylor Finds Her Purpose Hosting Reality TV Show,”Rehabin The Hood”

By Karmen Williams Photos by Lottie Ferguson Sagacious real estate investor, Sophia Taylor, engages viewers with every episode of the popular reality television show, “Rehabin The Hood.” Viewers are entertained and educated throughout each episode, as the stages of the project unfold. However, “Rehabin The Hood” isn’t the usual formulaic advice plus DIY project. The show spans many diverse topics…

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Filmmaker Suzanne Lyons Puts Courage Into Courageous

By Mandi Renfroe Photo by Kate Luhr “Have I had struggles? Yes, but I don’t let them ever get to me,” says Suzanne Lyons, independent film producer and founder of Snowfall Films, in a recent interview for CW Magazine. She defines the word courageous as never letting something drown her spirits. A positive, happy person, Suzanne never reveals the obstacles…

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Just Go For It! Actress Rhonda Shear’s Phenomenal Success with the Ahh Bra

By Janie Franz Unlike other women’s fashion designers and entrepreneurs, Rhonda Shear has appeared in front of television and movie cameras and stomped runways with her own fierceness. She was the hostess for the popular Friday night movie series, “USA: Up All Night.” Her years on the beauty pageant circuit that garnered her winning titles in 40 major pageants, including…

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“Reel Ladies” Founder Nikki Love Encourages Women Filmmakers And Producers

By Sierra Kelly Photo By Brad Hammer Encouraging women in film and producing films about women who need their stories told is what Nikki Love lives for. A writer, producer, actress, and filmmaker, she founded Reel Ladies, a networking community for women filmmakers. Established in 2007, Reel Ladies is predominately online, promoting live events, telecalls, networking, screenings, and showcases for…

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Bethany Hamilton: A Star Surfer With Passion, Heart, and Resilience

By Mandi Renfroe Photos by Noah Hamilton On the morning of October 31, 2003 a young surfer’s life would change for ever. Bethany Hamilton went for a morning surf at Tunnels Beach on Kauai, Hawaii, the island where she was born, with her friend Alana Blanchard and Alana’s father and brother. At 7:30 am, as Bethany dangled her left arm…

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100 Words of Encouragement: Tidbits of Inspiration by Tenita Johnson

You don’t need a global positioning system (GPS) with God as your guide. With Him in the driver’s seat, you are always headed in the right direction-His will. He knows your beginning and ending, and He’s the best one to lead you to the desired end. So take your hands off the steering wheel, slide over to the passenger seat…

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Who’s On My iPod: Martha Munizzi

By Telishia Berry If you say woman of God, powerhouse music minister, and dynamic, cross-cultural praise and worship leader, you’d be speaking about gospel singer, Martha Munizzi. Not only has this soulful gospel songstress soared high on the gospel music charts and won numerous gospel music awards, she has also made history as the best-selling independent artist in the history…

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Getting To Happy by Dr. Lisa Romain

By Lisa A. Romain, Ph.D. “I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.” Philippians 4:11 I never knew what HAPPINESS was until I no longer had it. Then I often thought, “When was the last time I remember being excited about something? What was I thinking? What was…

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The Secret

By Thadine N. Quick Author of Addicted To You The “For Real” Housewife of Chicago was living financially beyond her means. She had a subprime mortgage that was set to adjust any day from a 4% interest rate to 8%, a soon-to-be-repossessed 2010 Escalade hiding out in her spacious three-car garage, and just yesterday her check bounced at the local…

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