A relationship is a living breathing entity. It should be fed, nurtured and loved. If you starve a relationship or deprive it of love, it will die. ~ Soul Food by April Sims
A DREAM will never become a REALITY if you do not wake up. Many are afraid to wake up and spoil their DREAMS. Wouldn’t it be awesome to LIVE YOUR DREAM in lieu of sleeping YOUR DREAM? WAKE UP!!
Teach others how to treat you by first treating yourself with RESPECT. If you do not RESPECT yourself it will be hard to demand that others treat you with RESPECT. ~ www.aprilsims.com
It’s not nice to hold someone’s heart hostage while you wait for Mr. or Mrs. Right ~ www.aprilsims.com
Don’t let fear of the word no stop you. So many have missed their window of opportunity because someone told them no and that made them uncomfortable so now they settle in life because they do not want to hear the word no again. Build a bridge and get over yourself. www.AprilSims.com
Tears cleanse the soul. Time washes the pain away. The Love of God and self keep you going. Be strong. Make strong decisions and keep it moving. ~www.AprilSims.com
This image was shared with me in an email and I wanted to share it with you Friendship is not about whom you have know the longest … It’s about who came, and never left your side … ~ anonymous
There comes a time in one’s life when you have to forgive yourself, then step aside and get out the way of your progress. Standing in the door of success will not make you successful. You have to go through the door in order to achieve success. Don’t let others pass you by. ~ www.aprilsims.com
Do not keep people in your circle that are not for you. Eventually these people will stress you out and be the source of your downfall. ~ www.aprilsims.com
Never let fear rule you, instead let fear fuel you to greatness www.aprilsims.com
Many pray their hardest when times are rough and are a tad bit relaxed when times get better. Prayer gets you out of a rut and keeps you out of a rut. When Life is Rough: PRAY / When Life is GREAT: PRAY
“Everyone has an opinion. Some folks need to check themselves before they dish out their opinions. Just because you have a couch does not mean you are a doctor” ~ www.aprilsims.com Moral of the story: Having a couch does not make you a doctor
Expose Yourself To Greatness I remember when I was a little girl and one of the neighborhood children came down with chickenpox. Word spread like wild fire up and down our block. All the parents made sure they exposed their children to this child in hopes their children would contract chickenpox to get it over and done with. The same goes for greatness. Put yourself in a position to be exposed to greatness. Surround yourself with those that are on your level or higher and Continue reading →
Every situation requires one or more of the following: (a) You’re going to do something about it (b) You’re not going to do anything about it (c) You’re going to let someone else do something about it www.AprilSims.com
Life is a series of multiple choice answers. Never let failure be one of the choices. ~www.aprilsims.com
No matter how bad it hurts sometimes we have to take the advice we would give to our children. If you wold advise them not to settle, then why should you settle? Sometimes you have to give yourself tough love. ~ www.AprilSims.com
“Sometimes it pays to keep your mouth shut” ~ anonymous (this was shared with me via email and I wanted to share it with you)
What God does for you is for you. You are deserving of his gifts. Generously accept them. BE Thankful!!! ~ April Sims
If you believe that you cannot do something you will eventually convince yourself and deprive the world of what you can do. Don’t be selfish.
DON’T LOWER YOUR STANDARDS Be mindful that lowering your standards, also lowers your value. ~ Soul Food by April Sims
“If you can count your friends on more than one hand, then count again” ~ Charles Brown (my dad) As a young girl, I always allowed frenemies to hurt me. Then one day my father uttered these words (see above) and they have stuck with me throughout my adulthood. I have also passed these words onto my children.
Never, never, never give up ~ Winston Churchill
People say you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone. Truth is, you knew what you had, you just never thought you’d lose it. The above image was shared with me in an email. I think the message is very powerful.
“When life hands you lemons, make lemonade” ~ Unknown shared by AprilSims.com
Proverbs 18:21 – “Death and life are in the power of the tongue” Don’t curse your future. Prophecy your future with positive spoken words. Today is a new day … only speak victory into your life. ~ Soul Food by April Sims