Sometimes you only get one chance to rewrite the qualities of the character you played in a person's life story. Always take it. Never let the world read the wrong version of you.

If you have to make a daily choice to be in a relationship then you are married to the past, not the person.

Empowered Women 101: Confident women know the difference between being a meal ticket and being the meal.

Lack of communication has a way of clipping our wings, which keeps us from flying. When things are left unspoken, we forget that everyone is destined to share the sky together.

Sometimes painfully lost people can teach us lessons that we didn't think we needed to know, or be reminded of---the more history changes, the more it stays the same.

Courage can't exist without action. Anything else is a lion without his roar.

Outward beauty is the frame for the masterpiece of your soul.

In the end, you will not see the physical beauty in others that caught your eye, but the fire that burned within them. This kind of beauty is the bonfire you had to attend.

God never uses one approach to the get his job done in the world. Each soul has its own way of being reached. He has put inside of each of us an unique song, that only another heart can hear clearly. To wish you were someone else robs another human being of the special blessings, talents and gifts God meant for you to share.

A brilliant mind was first a listener that observed the actions of the people that loved and hated them, then found a way to express their feelings, when real communication was lost.

Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you..

You will never say goodbye to the past, until you understand why the flashbacks haunt you.

Life is messy.

Insecure people only eclipse your sun because they're jealous of your daylight and tired of their dark, starless nights.

The most introspective of souls are often those that have been hurt the most..

If a man says he is Christian, yet he has no problems knocking you up, having premarital sex or living in sin with you, then you have to ask yourself, What version of Christ does he believe in?

Courage is God's way of testing the virtues you profess to have and your level of commitment to everything you think you are.

The only love you have to prove in life is your love of God and helping others. Anyone that can't see that has proven themselves to be unworthy of your time because why would you spend your life with someone that can't tell the difference between a diamond and dirt?

If you don't know what you value in life, then you won't be able to make any meaningful decisions you can live with in the future.

Maybe, it wasn't stuck in my mind. Maybe,just maybe, it was stuck in my heart for so long that it grew wings and wanted to fly, but didn't know how.

Bullies will knock you to your knees then tell you to get up and fight. Stay on your knees because God is there with you and is preparing an army to fight for your right to live.

Blame doesn't empower you. It keeps you stuck in a place you don't want to be because you don't want to make the temporary, but painful decision, to be responsible for the outcome of your own life's happiness.

You can spend the rest of your life fighting to be respected, accepted and understood by the people you have created a life with or you can start living a life where that isn't a daily goal and ambition in your relationship.

Live is not about constantly fighting to keep someone in your life. It is about constantly fighting for a better life together.

Look for the consistency and you will find all the trust you need. It is often found in the people that stick around long after every one has decided to leave.

Every romantic knows that love was never a noun; it is a verb.

Happiness is when you fight for souls that barely hang on.

Always give your resume of good deeds when you run into someone that you wronged many years ago. They simply need to know today's version of you, before they judge you on yesterday's news.

Make choices in life that don't leave people bitter, worse off or confused. Any choice that leads you to do this is a choice that didn't include God in the decision making process.

When people hurt it is because they feel they are going to lose something. The questions to ask is: What?

You will never let go of the one thing that God keeps prompting you to fix.

You will never get what you want if you believe that you are not worthy of having it. God doesn't create us to be defeated.

My love has no boundaries and is bound by no rules, except one: Love all of me and I will love all of you.

Never be a slave of loyalty to unloyal people.

Silence by any other name is called shame.

If they truly loved you they won't devalue you.

Live vertically, not horizontally.

Live in such a way that when you die you leave God in your will for your children.

People that don't know what they are worth will always see their capture's wings, but never their tail.

If you go looking for love you won't find it because love is never lost; only we are lost.

All roads out of hell lead home.

There is enough mystery in human nature to keep the world stuck in a perpetual state of righteous speculation. Only the wise and compassionate will rise above it, with enough vision to see that inconsistency is a normal occurrence, during the spiritual battle of forgiveness and justice.

True love is not a question. It is an answer that you never have to spend a lifetime figuring out.

The way to happiness is by truth. Seek to be true in all things and you will have a foundation to build your future.

The truth is this: People that give you focus, energy and anger do care. If you were nothing then you wouldn't be able to affect them. Behind every over reaction was first the thought that your opinion mattered and your respect was once of value or you wouldn't get the response you got.

The reason everything falls apart around me, but I don't is because my angels keep me standing up.

There is nothing worse then being surrounded by a bunch of people telling you to do what is right, when they can't define that definition, without a lot of hatred and judgment behind it.

In the end, a lack of compatibility is what ruins relationships. You can't force someone to be an eagle when they are a duck. Nobody wants to fly solo. Dreams were meant to be shared together.

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't being said. The art of reading between the lines is a life long quest of the wise.