banner_val_weeks_healthValecia is a Professional Licensed Massage Therapist through the state of Texas, as well as a Licensed ZUMBA instructor and a Certified Personal Trainer with NESTA

In this trying economy, we divas still deserve to be beautiful and pampered. Ever heard the phrase, “pat yourself on the back”? Well, If your budget will not afford you spa day…”pat your own self on the back”. We all know a day at the spa is costly – and doing it by yourself can be very boring. So…WHY NOT DO IT AT HOME!!?


v35_BobbyBrownBobby Brown is said to be “doing well” since checking into rehab earlier this month to battle an addiction to alcohol.

According to a statement released by his lawyer, Brown, who has daughter Bobbi Kristina with his late ex-wife Whitney Houston, is determined to conquer his demons.

v35_DRINKThe liver is the largest gland of the body.

In some countries, the liver is deemed so important to health that instead of a groom promising his heart in case of unfortunate circumstances, he promises his liver! It could just about be called your fountain of youth or your lifeline. You will look as old or as young as your liver is clean.

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v35_DerrickRoseChicago Bulls b-baller Derrick Rose is finally speaking out about his season ending ACL tear.

In an interview conducted in LA last month with, he says the injury was the “closest thing to death” he’s ever experienced.

“I remember it,” he recalled. “I remember everything. I remember jumping in the air and coming back down, and just that popping sound. I felt it actually tear when I laid all the way out and it just let go.

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v30_washingtonThere’s this thing that happens when you read the Bible about miracles being performed to the amazement of hundreds and even thousands. Today, I believe most of us would have a hard time dealing with miracles and merely chalk it up to "back in the day" stuff. That was then. This is now. Sure Christ and His early followers did the unexplainable, the unbelievable, the stuff modern science still can’t figure out. If the truth be told, do you really believe in miracles?

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Bible Fact: God expects for His chosen people to have the best of whatever He has.

The Big Idea: Thru faith and obedience it is the will of God to give believers what they need or desire.

According to the Bureau of Standards in Washington, a dense fog can cover seven city blocks to a depth of 100 feet and it all happens from less than one glass of water. That amount of water is divided into about 60 billion tiny droplets. Yet when those small particles settle over a city or the countryside, they can almost blot out everything from your sight.

v34_markrobertsonWell hello Gospel Lovers,

I am so happy to be a part of a column that shares with our readers the happenings in the community of Gospel Music and special events.

In this column you will get to know Houston's Top Gospel Artists up close and personal as well as revisit a gospel event you may have attended the week before.

We will also share with our readers the names, dates, places and times of many of Houston's upcoming Gospel events around the city.

We may even give you our opinion about a cd release or gospel movie review...

Yes, everything you want to know about Gospel will be in this column for your reading pleasure.

You don’t want to miss one segment of this column; so as TD Jakes would say, Get Ready Get Ready Get Ready.......

Don't you blink. Your church or gospel group may be the talk of our next issue of the gospel news column.


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