Category: More Than Rubies

For men and women, about women.

An Empowering Song For All Women: I Am Woman – Helen Reddy.

This iconic song was the result of Reddy’s search for a song that would express her growing passion for female empowerment. I couldn’t find any songs that said what I thought being woman was about. I thought about all these strong women in my family who had gotten through the...

12 Powerful Motivational Quotes For Women In Business

12 Powerful Motivational Quotes For Women In Business   1. Keep pushing till amazing things happen. . 2. Excuses are for sissies . 3. Tests help you grow. . 4. Be a performer, not a complainer.  . 5. Get off your fanny.  . 6. Stop dreaming and start working. . 7....

TY BELLO’S IMMORTALIZATION OF A WONDER WOMAN: MAMA EKUNDAYO

Nigeria’s Mother Theresa – Mama Ekundayo.  In 1969, Mama Ekundayo decided to dedicate the rest of her life to taking care of orphans and abandoned children. Through thick and thin she set about her goal and before her death, she had taken care of well over 500 children without any...

WHY SHOULD I SUBMIT? – FOR THOSE WHO LOVE AND HATE SUBMISSION

Growing up, I used to hate the word submission.   And when used in certain context, I still do. I’ve seen it used to fulfill selfish agendas and aid in manipulation, and at times, even abuse. That is not what submission is about. But why does there seem to be...

QUEENS OF THE PACK: TOP 10 MOST ICONIC WOMEN IN MUSIC

What a man can do, these babes did better. They are fierce, driven, and against all odds, stood out from the pack. In no particular order (kinda), these are my top ten, ALL-TIME, favorite female artists.  This article was first published on RadioMouth. Head over there to read this and...

WHY DO WOMEN CRY? A BOY DISCOVERS THE ANSWER.

A little boy asked his mother, “Why are you crying?” “Because I’m a woman,” she told him. “I don’t understand,” he said. His Mom just hugged him and said, “And you never will.” Later the little boy asked his father, “Why does mother seem to cry for no reason?” “All...

LOVE YOUR CURVES: All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor

This is one of my favorite feel-good songs with a message. In her song – All About That Bass, Meghan Trainor sings about loving her plus-sized body with all it’s curves and all. “You know how the bass guitar in a song is like its ‘thickness,’ the ‘bottom’? I kind...

WHO YOU ARE: A MESSAGE TO ALL WOMEN – Jon Jorgenson

A woman’s place is a beautiful one if she will understand the role God has given her. The “Woman “ is the life source of a home and determines the general emotion of the family. We do not need to fight for equality as that mainly in my opinion is...

TO BE OR NOT TO BE IN THE KITCHEN?

Kitchen, Living Room, Other Room, Palaver. After our president went on international TV to say that his wife’s place was in his living room, his kitchen and his bedroom, the internet went into a frenzy. Women were ranting, some men were laughing, everyone had something or the other to say...

THE STRONG GIRL ANTHEM: FERGIE – BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY

Here’s for all Big Girls. The one’s who cry buckets, and the ones who hold it in The ones who feel feels that just have to be expressed And the ones who have mastered the art of coding their feels The handkerchief carriers and bathroom criers. The dry eyed back...