Welcome to Alicia Joynes.com

This site is dedicated to encouraging women of all ages and stages in life with compelling stories, events, laugh-out-loud humor, heart-tugging music, rejuvenating worship, online resources, materials and more.

Ambitious Girl Empowerment

Ambitious Girl blog posts are curated to empower women with big faith, beautiful dreams, and a desire to live a life full of freedom and happiness.Learn More

Beautiful Butterflies, Inc.

Beautiful Butterflies, Inc., 501 (C)3 is more than an after-school enrichment program.  Rather it is an organization for girls that seeks to nurture the total mind, body and spirit with an emphasis on poise and grace.Learn More

ANJ Consulting

Boutique consulting firm specializing in social change through nonprofit start-up, capacity building, social media management and advocacy.Learn More


Cycles – Did You Pass the Test?

“See the devil, he learns from your mistakes, even if you don’t, that’s how he keeps you in cycles, cycles” – Jonathan McReynolds, Cycles I can remember a low point in my life, where I found myself asking God, “Why do I keep going through this? What is it about me that keeps attracting and […]


Beauty for Ashes

“…to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair…”Isaiah 61:3 I can recall a conversation with one of my big sisters during my last season of unemployment.  She was asking me if I needed anything […]

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It was a Setup

It was a SETUP… “In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.” Proverbs16:9 On June 12, 2017 I lost a job that I had secretly been wanting for two years and held for four years.  I was so in love with the mission and work of this organization that it […]


Wakanda Forever

The black star power in Black Panther is a sight to see, they are truly the “hopes and dreams of our ancestors,” but it’s the women in the movie who shine bright.  The black women of Wakandan descent are unarguably Black Girl Magic in its purest form of ambition, independence strength, courage, brilliance, inventive, resourcefulness, […]