Black Book Lady is absolutely in love with Deesha Philyaw’s latest work, The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, and we know you are going to enjoy it, too. If you have read it already, this is a promise, you treat yourself right when you read it again. Don’t worry, we will spare you the told you so post. Anyway, whether you are a new fan or a bona fide deeshiple, here are five things you need for this upcoming month of celebrations, family, and affirming a new year of living your absolute best church lady life.