God answered all of my prayers and carried me through the hard times. He truly did have a plan for me along, and I’ve never been happier.
Thinking of our destiny is exciting because it makes us feel special. We are special, but coming into our destiny is about being useful. It takes commitment, perseverance, humility, resilience and security.
People remember you based on how you make them feel. Even if you think you have covered your bases by saying, “thanks for everything!” that isn’t going to cut it for most people who gave their resources, expertise or time, even if you didn’t ask them to.
So why does the scale tell you that juicing does work? Well….think about it. If you drank only water for days straight, you’re eventually going to eliminate all the food inside your body, which makes your measurements and the scale go down.
Feeling discretely anxious for weeks, you can imagine my relief in having my first “aha” moment with God at a church in D.C. The preacher, Mark Batterson, stated “your problems may be over your head, but they’re already under God’s feet.”
The hookup culture is real on college campuses and hookup apps are making it worse. Ladies, I know our heart’s desire is to feel lovely, noticed and valued. I know the struggle is real to maintain your values when it isolates you or makes you feel alone. I know it’s hard to say no to a guy you really like, hoping that he will respect your dignity, only to see him swiftly move on to the next girl.
I constantly feel like a burden to everyone around me and in my mind I shouldn’t bother anyone with my dreams. They don’t want to be a part of it. They should run away while they still can.
The hard work of caring for my friendships had come full circle; they were now caring for me. It wasn’t something I was expecting, but it was a natural result of working so hard to invest in these relationships over the years.
I totally understand why affirmations weren’t working or even making it worse for some people. I struggled with the same feeling. So, one day I figured out what the secret was to making affirmations work for me.
Stop doing things that don’t interest you or being with people who don’t make you happy. Take chances, eliminate negativity, and surround yourself with those who lift you up. Don’t limit yourself because you never know just how talented you are till you try.