Sistergirl Devotions: Keeping Jesus in the Mix on the Job
by Carol M. Mackey
Encouragement, advice, and real talk from a successful sister
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.
As editor-in-chief of the esteemed Black Expressions Book Club, Carol M. Mackey has her finger on the pulse of African American women and what they’re reading, thinking about and their search for information that speaks to their daily lives and struggles.
In “Sistergirl Devotions”, Mackey addresses the stresses that crop up at the workplace. With workplace stresses ranging from bad bosses to gossipy coworkers to a lack of passion for what you’re getting paid to do, what’s a Christian woman to do? Sometimes it can feel like your faith is putting in overtime, too, just to get you through the week.
Mackey can speak to these and other hurdles that working women face through a collection of 90 insightful and inspiring readings. Using Scripture, conventional wisdom and stories from her own experiences, Mackey teaches how faith provides timeless and trusting answers to these daily struggles. Each devotion offers a “Power Move,” which will give women actionable tips for applying these principles to their own lives and careers. Sistergirl Devotions Website: http://carolmackeyonline.com/
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Endorsements for Sistergirl Devotions: Keeping Jesus in the Mix on the Job
"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
About Carol M. Mackey
Carol M. Mackey is editor-in-chief of Black Expressions Book Club, twice voted the best book club by the African American Literary Awards. Named among the "50 Most Powerful African Americans in Publishing" by Black Issues Book Review, Carol's career has included work at Newsday, as well as for The New York Times and Essence Communications. Carol has appeared on the CBS-TV Morning Show and is frequently interviewed by Publishers Weekly on the state of African American publishing. She lives in New York with her husband, and enjoys time with her two grown sons.
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