40 Days of Grace by Kim Y. Jackson Book Blast and Giveaway!

The author is giving away one copy of Forty Days of Grace and Journal. Enter contest below. Paperback: 140 pagesPublisher: God’s Glory (December 18, 2014)ISBN-10: 0974374938ISBN-13: 978-0974374932 Forty Days of Grace is a prayer devotional full of wisdom orchestrated by God to manifest His purpose through a chosen nation. As you read Forty Days of Grace, God will daily impart […]

A ‘Lil Promo Post!

Happy Tuesday! Hope all is well with you! I just wanted to write up a short post and let you know what all is going on with me right now! I am currently in the process of working with InstaNatural again for, not one, but TWO campaigns! Instead of hair products as I did in a previous post, I will […]

Wordless Wednesdays: Quote Pictures

Happy Wednesday! Today I wanted to try something a bit different. I’m always seeing other bloggers do “Wordless Wednesdays” posts, so I decided to try it out myself! Basically, it is where I post a series of pictures as my blog post rather than rambling on like I’m doing now Ha.  Anyway, I now present to you my first Wordless-….well, […]

Weekly Blessings: Week 29 with Linda Wells-Harr

Welcome back to “Weekly Blessings!” I’m excited to announce that, for the next couple weeks, The Pen & the Needle will be having guest posters! It’s always nice to have a fresh word from a different perspective. It just goes to show that God can speak to and through anyone, as long as we let Him! This week’s blessing comes […]

What’s in a Name?

Image Credit: Geek Mom You all know how much I love reading random articles and YouTube videos. Well here we go again! I recently stumbled upon a video by BuzzFeed entitled, What Boys Think of Girl Names. In the video, a group a guys sit down, hear some female names, and discuss what their opinions are on certain female names. […]

Rae Sremmurd: Hometown Heroes

Today, I decided to jump on the pop culture bandwagon for a minute.  I decided to talk about Rae Sremmurd because, well, they’re the biggest thing to come out of Mississippi right now. “No Flex Zone,” “No Type”…..that’s them! If you haven’t heard those songs, you’re living under the biggest rock in the world, and you really need to come […]