Meet Contributing Author: Sheila Reynolds

Sheila Reynolds is a Speaker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Ordained Minister and Certified Life Coach who is passionate about helping people awaken to their purpose, passion and power. She is the founder of Wake Up, Rise Up, Live Up which focuses on empowering women to see and discover the power that is already in them.

Sheila currently lives in Atlanta, GA. She enjoys being adventurous, learning new things and traveling the world with family and friends. You can find out more about her at www.WakeUpRiseUpLiveUp.com or contact her directly at sheila@wakeupriseupliveup.com

Meet Contributing Author: Sharon Conrad

Sharon Conrad, is a wife of nineteen years, she is a mother of four adult children, whom she raised as a single parent for the first fourteen years as a mom. Sharon is a native of Chicago, moving to central ny in the late eighties, with her four young children in tow.

A recent published other of “Nobody’s Met Me But God, Sharon is very excited about her call and journey as a writer. She has written various poems, and songs that were song by her home choir. Sharon’s love for God and her family: and her dedication to them, is what drives her to succeed as an Author. Her favorite scriptures are “I will bless the lord at all times, his praises shall continually be in my mouth”

[Psalms 34:1] embedded in her as a young girl by her best friend and late mother Marie Clarke, and “I can do all things through Christ that strengthens me [Philippians 4:13]

Meet Contributing Author: Sharon Y. Clark

Sharon Yvonne Clark was born and raised in Hickory, North Carolina. She’s the daughter of Fred and Alice Clark. Sharon is the proud mother of D.J.Lynch. She has one sibling Fred Jr. his wife Deborah, 4 nieces and nephews. Sharon’s passion is singing in church and acting at the local theater.

She loves the Lord and knows without him she could do nothing. She graduated from Phoenix University with a degree in Alcohol and Drug Addiction and Healthcare Management. Her favorite reading in the Bible is Matthew 6:25-34 (KJV). Sharon is a fun loving and full of life. To know her is to love her.

Meet Contributing Author: Shaina Dailey

Shaina Dailey is a Christian, wife, airman, and a cyber security professional. Shaina is a member of several organizations to include: The Northern Virginia Urban League, Women in Technology, Women in Security, and AFCEA to name a few.
Shaina has served over 12 years in the US Air Force, and over the last six years has delivered system engineering, administration, and security services across enterprise systems in various industries. Shaina and her husband currently reside in the Northern Virginia area where they both enjoy the outdoors, the city life, and each other’s company.

Contact: ShainaDoesIT@outlook.com

Meet Contributing Author: Sara Beckner

Sara Beckner was born and raised in Lansing Mi, to Timothy and Leanna Beckner. A sister of one brother, an aunt of 1 nephew and niece. Has a passion for missions and youth ministry, and serves as a lead teacher of preschool age children. She is actively working in the youth ministry at her local church Tabernacle of David in Lansing Mi.

Currently she is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in missions at Victory Bible College in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This passion for mission, in fueled by a desire to spread forth the good news of Jesus Christ.

Email: Sarabeckner2015@gmail.com

Meet Contributing Author: Sandreaus Cobb

Sandreaus A. Cobb is a published author, mother and grandmother. She obtained an AS in Liberal Arts from St. Johns University in Queens,NY. She is presently the Local President of National Alliance of Postal and Federal Employees 813 NY & Bronx. She is a member of Queens NAN, the United for Progress Democratic Club,cChaplain-NYSCTF and a member of the GP2E. She believes with God, she can win and as Psalms 121 says: l will lift up my eyes to the hills, from whence cometh my help.

To learn more about Sandreaus, please visit: http://sandreausspeaks.com .

Meet Contributing Author: Sandra Vanessa Hardee

SANDRA VANESSA HARDEE is a poet and author from Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY. On September 27th at approximately 1:10 in the PM a baby girl was born to a 29 year old woman and a soon to be 32 year old man. This was another day that God has blessed the world with another one of his greatest gifts. In the year 2000, she decided to step out on faith and present her talent to the world with dignity and grace.

Seeking to overcome fear, she made her debut at Brooklyn Moon Cafe in her hometown, where she was well received and supported. After which, her specialty/personalized pieces became popular and took her through many doors in Brooklyn, NY, such as Mt Lebanon Baptist Church (her home church), Pleasant Grove Tabernacle, Greater St. Steven United Church of God, Greater Allen A.M.E. Church, and as far as Flatrock Baptist Church (VA), Liberty Baptist Church (NJ), North Carolina and a variety of night clubs, and talent shows in the Tri-State area.

To learn more about Sandra, please visit: http://poeticproverbs.com

Meet Contributing Author: Sabrena Williams

A woman of character, integrity and incredible valor, Sabrena Williams is a native of Syracuse, New York, who has embraced the her calling and newfound purpose to help transform the lives of girls and woman around the world. Sabrena is the youngest of five siblings, the mother of two adult children and grandmother. While in high school she was the primary caregiver for her disabled mother and father, but the experience provided a great source of wisdom and understanding regarding the very precious nature of our moments. Driven by becoming the absolute best version of herself Sabrena pursued and received her Masters in Human Resources from Strayer University and is employed at Charter Communications.

Sabrena is a light who’s beginning to recognize the stretch of her brilliance as she walks with promise and on purpose. She is a spiritual woman inspired by the intimacy and presence of God in her life. She is a loyal, loving and trustworthy Mother, Sister, Daughter and Friend. Then greatness that resides in her has been preserved for the least of these, the lost, and those that long to truly find themselves.

Sabrena says your best days are just ahead, your journey is just beginning so despite what it looks like stay the course.

Meet Contributing Author: Phenicia Salley-Jackson

Phenicia Salley-Jackson, was born and raised in New York City, but currently resides in North Carolina. She has been married to her husband for 28 years and has 3 beautiful children. She is a teacher, and has been teaching for over thirty years. She loves children and teaching is her passion. Growing up, she heard this saying many times; “Excuses are tools of the incompetent, and those who use them will accomplish nothing.” She doesn’t know who said it, but she thanks them, because it motivates her.

Meet Contributing Author: Pamela Quintin-Pratt

Pamela Quintin-Pratt was born in Queens, NY on June 19, 1983. She was raised by her adopted parents, Ernesto and Carolina Quintin. She had the pleasure of meeting and bonding with her biological mother, Helena Harte at the age of 21. Pamela is married to Mandell Pratt and between them they have five beautiful children. Pamela has spent her career serving at-risk youth in a variety of capacities for the past thirteen years.

Pamela has a strong love for young people, the Lord and of course her close family and friends. She possesses a passion for the art of dance and loves to serve her church home through the arts. In her spare time, she uses her creativity to be the CEO and Founder of Regal Event Solutions in Arverne, NY where she puts together and plans all types of events.

For more information or to contact Mrs. Quintin-Pratt you can reach out to her at regaleventsolutionsny@gmail.com.