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If you starve a relationship, it will die

If you starve a relationship, it will die

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

Don’t ever give anyone permission to disrespect you

Don’t ever give anyone permission to disrespect you. Ignoring a child’s disrespect is the surest guarantee that it will continue.  – Fred G. Gosman Preservation of one’s own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures. – Caesar Chavez Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let […]

‘Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist’

One of my favorite quotes is “Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.” ~ Michael Levine Many people today feel having children automatically makes them good parents. Uhm … WRONG!!! There are many in this world that have children.  In my opinion many of these people […]

April Sims Quotes: A dream will never become a reality if you do not wake up …

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!!

April Sims Quote: Teach Others To Respect You

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

April Sims Quote: Don’t Hold Someone’s Heart Hostage

It’s not nice to hold someone’s heart hostage while you wait for Mr. or Mrs. Right ~ www.aprilsims.com

April Sims Quote: Don’t Let Fear of the Word No Stop You

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

April Sims Quote: Tears Cleanse The Soul

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

Friendship is not about whom you have known the longest

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

Who are you to judge the life I live? – Bob Marley

“Who are you to judge the life I live? I am not perfect and I don’t have to be! Before you start pointing fingers, make sure your hands are clean.” – Bob Marley

April Sims Quote: Step To The Side and Get Out Your Way

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

April Sims Quote: Do Not Keep Toxic People In Your Circle

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

April Sims Quote: Let Fear Fuel You To Greatness

Never let fear rule you, instead let fear fuel you to greatness www.aprilsims.com

When Life is Rough: PRAY / When Life is Great: PRAY

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

April Sims Quote: Having a couch does not make you a doctor

“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

Expose yourself to greatness

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 […]

April Sims Quote: Every situation requires one or more of the following

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

April Sims Quote: Life is a series of multiple choice answers

Life is a series of multiple choice answers. Never let failure be one of the choices. ~www.aprilsims.com

April Sims Quotes: Give Yourself Tough Love

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

“Sometimes it pays to keep your mouth shut” ~ anonymous (this was shared with me via email and I wanted to share it with you)

April Sims Quote: What God Does For You Is For You

What God does for you is for you. You are deserving of his gifts. Generously accept them. BE Thankful!!! ~ April Sims

April Sims Quote: Don’t lower your standards

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, count again

“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 […]

If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of. – Bruce Lee

If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of. – Bruce Lee

Time is valuable, don’t waste it

Time is valuable, don’t waste it

No matter how old you are or where you live, WE all have one thing in common and that is – – WE are all given an allowance of 24 hours each and every day. The only exception to this rule is if the heavenly Father pulls our card. With this said, be the best […]

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