WATCH: Behind Her Faith Series

Four women at the top of their game examine their personal journeys, highlighting the power of faith as their driving force. Created by writer/director Paula Bryant‐Ellis, “Behind Her Faith” features phenomenal women treading different walks of life who all have one thing in common: the conscious decision to put their faith first, without fear or

"When God Says No" by Inky Johnson

“When God Says No” by Inky Johnson

This morning after my prayer call I was looking for something to share and came across this powerful testimony by Inquoris “Inky” Johnson on Above Inspiration’s YouTube channel. After watching this I was in tears.  I’ve watched it twice now and have shared it with family and friends. His testimony is so powerful because we always

"Put God First" by Denzel Washington

“Put God First” by Denzel Washington

Put God first. I wish I understood how important that was when I was a young teenager struggling to find my way after living through the divorce of my parents. This is a beautiful message and commencement speech delivered by Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington at Dillard University. He told the new college graduates to

“The Case for Christ” by Lee Strobel

Last Sunday afternoon, while looking for something interesting to catch my attention on Netflix, I came across this movie titled The Case for Christ.  It’s a Christian drama film based on a true story that inspired the book of the same name written by Lee Strobel. Released just this past April, the film follows an atheist


Martin Scorsese’s “Silence”

Wednesday night I sat up until 3:00 am watching Martin Scorsese’s Silence.  I was tired and sleepy but I could not turn the TV off.  I had to endure to the end.  The journey of these two Christian missionaries had me captivated by their every word.  The testing of their faith forced me into my

TedX, The Wait Is Sexy, Yvonne Orji

Tedx “The Wait Is Sexy” with Yvonne Orji of HBO’s Insecure

I’m want to share this Tedx talk with you today titled The Wait Is Sexy with Yvonne Orji. In this Tedx talk Yvonne shares about her personal life, growing up as a Nigerian-American teenager and the challenges she faced with strict parents. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Yvonne and her mother last year.  I

Veganish Network, Livin Veganish

“Livin Veganish” with Paula Bryant-Ellis & Madison Chase

Join Paula Bryant-Ellis and Madison Chase as they take you on their veganish journey. They not only want to share their journey with you but also hope to inspire you to take the journey yourself by getting you READY (with industry information), SET (with the right resources, shopping tips and product reviews) so you can

Writing My Wrongs, Super Soul Sunday, Paula Bryant-Ellis and Shaka Senghor

“Writing My Wrongs” by Shaka Senghor

Tuesday, I had the opportunity to interview author Shaka Senghor about his life and his new memoir Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death and Redemption In An American Prison. Check out the interview below. “Mary Esther Ruth” does not own nor is the publisher of this book. No copyright intended. For inspirational purposes only. To find

Propaganda, Bored of Education

“RHETORIC 2016 – Bored of Education” by Propaganda

A couple of months ago, I told you about Rhetoric 2016. The Christian spoken word event I attended at Cottonwood Church in Los Alamitos, CA. Well today, I wanted to share another amazing performance from the spoken word artist Propaganda. About Propaganda Jason Emmanuel Petty better known by his stage name Propaganda, is an American

Elevation Worship, Elevation Church, Steven Furtick, Code Orange Revival

“Elevation Church Code Orange Revival Review”

How many of you have heard about the Code Orange Revival at Elevation Church in Charlotte, NC?  Well if you haven’t, you’ve been missing out.  If you have then you know what I’m talking about. I look forward to all of the messages coming out of this ministry and follow Elevation Church online and their