The Author

Jasmine Holmes is a wife, mom, and speaker. She and her husband, Phillip, have a son, and they are members of Redeemer Church in Jackson, Mississippi. Learn more at You can also follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

What Rachel Dolezal Doesn’t Understand

In co-opting black womanhood, Rachel Dolezal has adopted a one-dimensional understanding of it.

Your Church Should Make You Feel Uncomfortable

I know how quickly church can turn destructive. That's

Singleness Is Not Punishment for Imperfection

The notion that marriage only comes to flawless women

4 Painful Lies Stay-at-Home Moms Tell Themselves

Staying home isn’t the most important detail about me.

Learning from ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’

I love that the most durable cells scientists have