Melanated Spark Podcast

Melanated Spark Podcast is a conversational podcast with host, Verlaine Quinniey, to discuss how individuals balance work and life while still moving towards success.

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Episode 6 : Putting your Faith Behind your Actions and Standing in your Purpose Melanated Spark Podcast

On episode 6, host, Verlaine Quinniey, sits down with Coach Lauren Jackson to breakdown, "Putting your Faith Behind your Actions and Standing in your Purpose." Lauren explores how vulnerability and growing pains leads you to discovering what your true purpose is. Dive into this episode to discover the difference between passion and purpose and how to stand in your purpose to make an impact.  More about Lauren: LAUREN GRIMES-JACKSON, is the Amazon Best-Selling author of “Purposeful Pain”, and the highly anticipated blog turned E-book entitled “Intimacy”. She is also the app owner of “The Purpose”, which is available in both iTunes and Google play. Lauren was born and reared in Opelousas, La. She is first and foremost a Christian woman whose life is dedicated to helping bridge healthy relationships between women and men, through her own life experiences, and journey toward wholeness. Lauren obtained a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Northwestern State University, in Natchitoches, La, a Master’s of Science Degree in Banking and Financial Management & also a M.B.A both from New England College, in Henniker, New Hampshire. Lauren’s aspiration is to promote healing and liberation from the perpetual cycle of brokenness often associated with the vagaries of life. Lauren acclaims herself as being the bridge to helping men and women merge their passion into their God designed purpose. She is a certified life coach, with years of experience in corporate coaching. Lauren enjoys public speaking and sharing her knowledge about becoming an author, branding, and finance. She has been a speaker for Women’s conferences, the Shreveport-Bossier African American Minority Expo, and a panelist speaker for the Shreveport/Bossier Ladies in Leadership luncheon. In 2019, Lauren was an honoree for the Athena Award, and she was also apart of the 2019 40 under 40 Class both hosted by the local chamber. Lauren currently resides in Shreveport, La, and is a proud mother of 2 handsome boys. She is also a successful entrepreneur in the arena of mortgage lending. Lauren is a Mortgage Loan Officer for Planet Home Lending Mortgage Company and has been in the banking industry for over 10 years. Connect with Lauren on Instagram, Clubhouse, Facebook and LinkedIn at  — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. — Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
  1. Episode 6 : Putting your Faith Behind your Actions and Standing in your Purpose
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