Shades of Faith

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

Nicole Outen McCune

Nicole Outen McCune proudly graduated with honors from Midlands Technical College with an Associate Degree in Applied Science in the Paralegal Program at the age of 48 in 2018 and she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from Columbia College in 2021. She has also continued her education at Liberty University's Graduate Certificate Program 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. As a Breast Cancer Survivor, Nicole is dedicated to the advocacy of Breast Cancer Awareness and promoting the power of faith. She enjoys being Mommy to fur babies, Coco and Gracey, worshipping at The Meeting Place Church of Greater Columbia, singing in the choir, and making precious memories with her two best friends, husband, Curtis, and son, Nicolas. Writing poetry, journaling, and dreaming brings much joy to her life and her poetry work has been published in Stylus Magazine and in both of her literary works. Nicole believes that it is essential for women 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 McCune