Taking Control of Your Own Destiny

To take control of your life, to own your decisions, to embrace whatever comes your way...

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Accepting Myself

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. ~Thich Nhat Hanh Growing up black in a predominately all white community in the 70’s/80’s was quite the challenge.  I longed to fit in and not always be the person that stood out in a… Continue reading Accepting Myself

Perfectly Imperfect is Perfect to Me

You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful. ~Amy Bloom I am not perfect nor will I ever be.  I may not be the perfect child that my parents dreamt of.  I may not be the best friend that all of my friends look up to.  And I may not be the… Continue reading Perfectly Imperfect is Perfect to Me

Being Thankful

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. ~William Arthur Ward When my life is in turmoil, I find it so easy to overlook all of the positive things in my life.  I forget that God has blessed me with good health, a wonderful family and great friends.  My… Continue reading Being Thankful