Relationships | With Self


“Writing things down doesn’t mean it’s not important enough to remember, but that it’s too important to forget. Getting organized doesn’t zap your creative space of its colorful light, getting organized ensures that you have enough room for it; enough time for it to grow, shine, and warm the faces and hearts of others.” -Maquita Donyel

โ€œIn my hardest moments, where I thought โ€˜what am I doing, Iโ€™m not strong enough for this, I canโ€™t get through this, Iโ€™m not ready,’ I just have to say jump! Because, I know Iโ€™m gonna land in that water and swim back on the boat and Iโ€™m going to jump again and land in the water and swim back to the boat. I have to trust myself.โ€ – Beyonce

Transitioning into Your Passion, Your Calling,ย Your Talent

an intense desire or enthusiasm for something.

a strong desire to spend your life doing a certain kind of work (such as religious work)
the work that a person does or should be doing

natural aptitude, ability or skill.

You’ve finally found that thing that makes you feel on fire from the inside out. You get excited every time you think about it and are inspired every time you’re around it. To top it all off, you’re actually pretty darn good at it!

The originalย article, “Why Marriage is not THEย Goal,” ย has beenย sittingย in myย drafts box for over a year. What better day than #ForbiddenTopicWednesday to share it? Relationships | Why Marriage is not THEย Goal By: Maquita Donyel “If a state of singleness means,ย ‘to be separate, unique and whole,’ย then to be totally single should be every Christianโ€™s number one goal.ย Many have confused ‘singleness’ with ‘being alone’. There should never be a time [even in marriage] when you cease to be a single being who is unique and whole. The vast majority of marital problems arise because a husband or wife (or both) has not seen himself or herself as a unique, worthy individualโ€”that is, he or she had a bad self image, was not whole or separate, and always depended on some other person for happiness. They never maximized their singleness.” – Myles Munroe We’ve discussed the importance of dating with the…

‘Am I going to be happy when I reach the top of the “heap” because that is all I can imagine? Or when I get to the top will I find that indeed it is just a “heap” after all.’ – Dorothyย Valcรกrcel (Quiz found in a book by Dorothy Valcรกrcel. Check it out! You wont regret it.) QUIZ ย **no cheating!*** Quiz #1 “1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world Name the last five Heisman trophy winners Name the last find winners of the Miss America pageant Name the last five academy award winners for best actor and actress ” Got your answers?? Piece of cake? If it was, you definitely cheated. If it was not, try these questions instead: Quiz #2 “1. List five teachers who made a difference in your life Name three friends who helped you through a difficult time Name five people you…