Not too long ago, I found myself wondering if taking time for myself would burn bridges with people I'd established working relationships with. Even when it came to friendships, I'd once believed that if I took a day off or canceled an RSVP then the person I'd committed to would be furious with me. Until one day, I got to the point where I had to tell myself it didn't matter what they thought.
Often times people ask me, "If you could go back and redo one thing in life, what would it be?" My response is generally, "I would have focused heavily on achieving my personal goals BEFORE getting married."
Anytime a woman shares anything other than her strength, she is demoralized for it. It is not uncommon for society to cheer on a strong, educated Black woman who is doing her thing. However, as soon as sis shows emotion, it's a certified wrap.
"Unless you're marrying someone who never plans to level up from the position they're in when you unite with them, it's not realistic to think you'll never have to play this role for another being.
Know this: Every idea, every attempt, every event is not always going to work out the first time. So then what....?
Why is it necessary to pray about everything? I've often wondered the same thing. Some things should just be left to work themselves out, right? For much of this year, I've taken that risk. Just hoping things work out. But God isn't just going to insert Himself into all of our situations. Sometimes, He only comes when called, because it is necessary for us to learn to lean on Him. Not the other way around.