Shades of Faith

Some of the time when faith is all you have...all of the time, faith is all you need.

Nicole Outen

Nicole Outen proudly graduated with honors from Midlands Technical College with an Associate Degree in Applied Science in the Paralegal Program and she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from Columbia College. She has also continued her education at Liberty University's Graduate Program and received a Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice. Nicole attributes these accomplishments to God's mercy, grace, and favor. She is the author of Abreast of Faith-You Can't Take What Is Mine and Abreast of Faith The Journal-The Journey Is Mine. She is the founder of Shades of Faith, LLC and, Abreast of Hope, a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization that provides support and resources to Breast Cancer Survivors and their families. As a Breast Cancer Survivor, Nicole is dedicated in advocating for Breast Cancer Awareness and promoting the power of faith. Her biggest blessing and honor is being Mommy to her only son Nicholas. They both love pets and have two high spirited fur babies, Coco and Gracey. Nicole is a proud newlywed to the love of her life, Jerry Amonom Nicholas. She and her charming husband share indentical life values and they both find pleasure in making others happy. Nicole enjoys worshipping at The Meeting Place Church of Greater Columbia, singing in the choir, seeking adventures, and writing poetry. Her poetry work has been published in Stylus Magazine and in both of her literary works. She believes that it is essential for women across the globe to be a support system for one another and to uplift and empower each other through inspiration, leadership, prayer, and sisterhood. She encourages women and young girls alike to believe in their dreams and to have faith in God, themselves, and others.  

"In order to reap God's promises in your life, you only need to believe and have faith."
-Nicole Outen