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Meet the Models Series: Jimeka Jones-Setzer (3 min read)

In my early 20s I was a teacher at a private Christian school in DC. This is where I befriended Jimeka! At some point my car was out of commission and I found out she lived about 10 minutes away from me. Being the wonderful person she is, she started giving me a ride to and from work everyday. In those car rides, our friendship grew and blossomed. Today she is a wife, mom, pastoral leader, and entrepreneur. And let me tell you, this girl can SAAAAAANG!! I am grateful to call her my friend. Hometown? Washington, DC What is your current occupation? I lean more toward my vocation these days, which encompasses pastoral care and wellness through Womanist Theology. What...

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Meet the Models Series: Chimyra Powell (3 min read)

Her name is Chimyra. But we affectionately call her "Kimora" because she is smart, beautiful, and absolutely fabulous! And when it comes to modeling, she KILLS it every single time so effortlessly. She's a true natural. I met Chimyra when she was a teenager. She was one of my kid's favorite babysitters. Mine too because she washed dishes, braided hair, and made sure the girls had a great time. She's a whole grown up now, a wife and a mother. She's also an infertility warrior who has overcome many of the challenges that come along with that journey. I'm in awe of the woman she has become and grateful that we have remained connected all of these years. She's funny,...

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Meet the Models Series: Elena Rall (2 min read)

One of the wonderful things about having great friends and being connected to great people is that they too are typically connected to other great people. This is how I came to meet Elena. We actually have several acquaintances in common and we didn't even know it. Elena is a fellow creative and a mom. So when asked if I'd like to have her join us for the Revival Collection photo shoot I immediately said yes. She brought a cool, calm vibe and great energy to the shoot. I enjoyed working with her! Meet Elena. Hometown? Syracuse, NY What is your current occupation? Artist What is something you're working on? How can we support you? I'm working on a new series of portraits based...

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A Closet Full Of Clothes And Nothing To Wear (3-4 min read)

"I have NOTHING to wear!" We've heard it. We've said it. And most of the time we know it's not true. A lot of times this phrase is coming from a person who has a closet FULL of clothes. So why is there nothing to wear? There are a few reasons why this is the case. -     -    -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -  Reason #1: Not Shopping For Outfits You may find that you have nothing to wear because when you shop, you buy random items because they are on sale or seem like a good in the moment. This is a great way to waste money. I have...

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Meet the Models Series: Jenni Clayville (2 min read)

When I think of Jenni, one of the first words that comes to mind is ENERGY! She has an amazing energetic quality about herself that is magnetic. And that's a great thing because Jenni is a pastor. I met Jenni when she joined the staff at National Community Church as one of the first female campus pastors. She's a trailblazer. When my daughter shared how happy she was to see a minority female take this role, it became even more clear to me how significant Jenni's presence, position, and influence would be. She is vibrant, funny, bold, and she loves the Lord. She has a heart for serving and building up others. She's also a boss in the gym (you should see her...

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