If you don’t love yourself, you won’t be happy with yourself. If you can’t love yourself, you can’t love anyone else. You can’t give the love you do not have. You can’t make anyone love you without loving yourself first.
The fog may seem thick but the sun will surely pierce through and brighten up the sky. Allow yourself to continue to rest on the wings of God’s love and watch yourself learn to soar high.
If you keep focusing on what people have to say or will say about you, you will lose focus of what God has called you to do. Never let distractions bother you…if you do, you will only be giving your energy to an unworthy cause.
When you hoard knowledge, you deprive yourself of blessings and growth.
Your soul finds ego in fear. Your mind finds ache in pain but your heart finds love when free.
Playing is a game. Love is an act. Don’t pretend to love someone when all you plan to do is play. Love is not a game. It is a lifetime commitment.
The most important lessons are learned during the process. Pay attention to the process.
Life’s best lessons are learned during the most painful experiences.
Staying in an unhealthy relationship that robs you of peace of mind, is not being loyal. It is choosing to hurt yourself mentally, emotionally and sometimes, physically.
Learn the truth…never assume.Understand the plight…never judge.Put yourself in someone’s shoes…never hurt.Think before you act, reason before you react.
Life is a journey filled with experiences but without the experiences, there will be no life.
Trials make you strong.Failure makes you humble.Challenges make you strive.Life keeps you going and growing
No one can hurt you except you give them the power to do so and choose to accept it.
For every choice you make, there is a consequence to face. Choose wisely!
You sometimes have to let people off the bus during your journey in life…not because you don’t love them but because they are a distraction towards your growth!
Love can only be true and free when you are fully healed from painful past and any form of brokenness.
Look in the mirror and be sure you’re living out the person you see and not a shadow.
Kindness carries no price tag neither does it require making a purchase. A random act of kindness can change someone’s life…choose to be kind always.
We sometimes have to experience pain for us to have a story to tell.
The most painful moments and memories eventually lead to the greatest strengths and growth in life.
Ego speaks from a place of pride.Judgement comes from a place of pain.Courage speaks from a place of humility.Correction comes from a place of love.Where are you operating from?
Without forgiveness and love, you will live with resentment, bitterness, malice and strife which result in more pain. You can never love without forgiving. Forgiveness deepens your ability to love and frees you from pain.
Pain and love cannot be in the same space. You can never love anyone in pain. You cannot truly love yourself in pain. The more pain you carry in your heart, the harder it becomes to love anyone including yourself.
No one can understand your pain until they experience it. Stop trying to explain.
If your relationship is draining your energy, making you lose yourself and taking your attention away from God, then you are not in a relationship but a cult. You are busy creating an idol (mini-God) for yourself.
Learn to set the pace for your relationship as a couple…not how the world thinks but how God designed it to be.
Your journey is completely yours. It is unique. Others may try to steal part of it, tell it in their words or shape it to suit them. Reality is no one can live it or own it but you. Take charge of your journey, it’s yours and yours alone!
Your passion sustains you. Your purpose is why you were created. Follow your passion but ensure you fulfill your purpose.
Love never dies but the affection/passion you have for each other may fade over time when you don’t personally connect with each other.
Every time you mistreat someone, you reveal the part of you that lacks love and needs to heal.
Be Mindful of your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words. Your words become your actions. Your actions become your reality.
Life is a rehearsal. Get dressed and be ready to face it daily.
You can’t speak life to others if you don’t know how to speak life to yourself. Dead leaves can’t breathe.
The grass is not only greener on the side you water but also on the side you prevent preys from feeding on. Learn to keep out the preys and see your lawn flourish.
When love speaks it is about us or we. When ego speaks it is about I or me.
If you have to cut corners to get it, without allowing yourself go through the process, you will not be able to keep it.
The tests we face in life’s journey are not to reveal our weaknesses but to help us discover our inner strengths. We can only know how strong we are when we strive and thrive beyond the challenges we face.
Plants die off when their roots have no water to sustain them. May your tears feed the roots of love in your heart and bring healing to your soul. May God grant you the strength to move on, knowing there’s so much ahead of you.
You cannot operate from a place of love when you are emotionally unstable.
You can’t attack the giants in your life, if you are not aiming to strike and hit the target. You can’t run a race in vain, if you have no plans to win or finish it. Start, strive and aim high…never give up. Your best is yet to come!
Every action you take, leads to a consequence you face. Choose wisely!
Never stop loving while living, when you stop loving, you stop living.
You are a light born to shine. You are not who the world thinks you are. You are not what you think you are. You are as God created you. Never see yourself less than that. You are powerful than you know!
Always do good when you’re tempted to do evil. The reward in doing good is priceless.
If your level of anger or bitterness is not leading to a change in your life or relationship, it is because your ego is dominating.
Your level of ignorance is based on what you believe you know and your ego.
You cannot be a light to others or yourself, if you have dark intentions in your heart.
Giving someone gifts cannot equate to spending quality time with them. Never replace time with things. Time is precious and once lost cannot be regained. Make every moment count…you never know when your time will be up.
Struggling isn’t a sign of failure but of strength. Keep pushing, keep striving…your best is yet to come!
Focussing on Karma than on the lessons needed to be learned is setting a trap for “what goes around comes around.” Never wish for others what you will not wish for yourself. Do to others as you want done to you. That’s what love is about!
A bird cannot fly with broken wings. Your heart cannot love without learning to heal.
Honesty is one of the key elements to a great relationship. If you cannot be honest with your partner, stay single.
A woman sees the strength and potentials in a man and pushes him through support to be the very best. A girl sees him as less than he is capable of achieving.
You can have all the titles in the world but if you cannot treat others as you would yourself, you have no love to give!
A butterfly does not return to a caterpillar after it is mature. We must learn to grow and evolve into a stronger, wiser and better version of ourselves. Life occurs in stages and taking a step at a time is key to learning and growing.
You can’t move beyond your past if you keep talking about it like it’s your present.
If you are busy focusing on the falling bricks, you will never realize that they are truly stepping stones you need to cross over to the next phase of your life.
A Broken Record can still play the best soundtrack. Broken can be beautiful when you allow God work on you.
The pain you endure today will lead to a better tomorrow. Don’t dwell so much on the pain but focus on the lessons learned. There in lies your strength to rise above all odds. Your best is yet to come.
At the end of the day, what matters most is not what tore you apart but the love than binds and heals your heart.
Until you are willing to learn the lessons, pay attention to details, and become patient with yourself, you will keep repeating the same patterns over and over again.
You can’t give love when you haven’t experienced love.
Never fall for a person’s image and status as the may serve as a false representation of character. Watch closely the character and you”ll know who a person really is.
Always see the good in everyone…learn to see through God’s eyes no matter what…remember, the tables may turn tomorrow. You just never know!
Never pretend to be who you are not. It doesn’t take long before the truth gets revealed and you’ll be left hurt with the results.
You are a miracle, you are a light. You are not made of our weaknesses but of your strengths. You are a masterpiece made by The Master. Don’t see yourself less!
When love speaks it is about “us” or “we”…when ego speaks it is about “I” or “me
The moment you learn to separate your wants from your needs, your vision becomes clearer.
You can NEVER be poor by giving and showing love to others.
Where there’s love, gossip won’t strive or thrive.