Coffee Shop/Bookstore Opens in Ottawa
…Djenane Najmanovich was working for the government when she heard a “holy voice” telling her that she was meant to act on her and her mother’s ambition to open a business. Her personal life was busy when she left her job, but in April 2016 she heard God’s voice urging her once more to get down to business.
“With confirmation and a lot of prayer He confirmed, ‘Go,’ so we [she and her mother, Jeannine Pierre-Charles] went for it,” explains Najmanovich. “I don’t have a background in marketing or business, so I wouldn’t know anything about business, but He made it happen.”
They began planning in April and opening day came on August 24, 2016.
Holy Voice Coffee-Bookstore and Gifts offers a selection of books in English and French, apparel, music, and gift items, such as cards and mugs. The café’s menu offers lunch items, pastries, coffees, teas, and Caribbean fruit punch. The food and beverages served at Holy Voice reflect Najmanovich’s Caribbean background.
Another service Holy Voice offers is counseling. Najmanovich’s educational background is in counseling, so she gives customers the opportunity to come to her for support…
The story doesn’t mention, but more information is available at the store’s website.