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LaShawnda Jones

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Maya Angelou, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes

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LaShawnda Jones is a author committed to expressing her truth. She currently lives in New York City where she has been honing her creativity in writing, photography, and publishing.

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Love Anyway: Choosing to Love After Rejection (Religion & Spirituality)
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Description: Love Anyway explores instances and areas of rejection through the normal course of life. It navigates pain and loss and chronicles the power of actively choosing to love - self and others - through every step of healing and recovering from rejections endured in life.
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“Solitude is good for a time, but not for all time. Don’t forget to come back and embrace a community. Build one, if you must. Don’t neglect the sharing of yourself. Even those parts that are not so clean have value. In fact, the best lessons you have to offer in life come from your struggles in the darkness and grit of life.”
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“Sometimes getting to the other side seems impossible. You know there’s a way. You can actually see the steps in your mind – but it all seems out of reach. Pause. Relax. Remember to do what you can in the moment you’re in. Before long, you’ll arrive at your destination ready for the next challenge.”
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“We each own our own happiness.
My contentment is no one else’s responsibility.
My joy is mine to protect and nourish.
If we are incapable of reaching inward and embracing that which makes us happy, then perhaps we don’t deserve it. But if we find our joy, we should be diligent to pursue it, cultivate it and share it.”
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“The process of time brings our transformation to fruition. Free yourself to live through the processes God puts you through because at the appointed time He will cause you to bear much fruit - all for purpose of glorifying Him in the world.”
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“When you are brave enough to see me and accept me at my most basic, uninspired, unremarkable self – indeed, embrace my ordinariness - then, and only then, will you develop eyes to see the extraordinary splendor of my heart.”
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“Solitude is good for a time, but not for all time. Don’t forget to come back and embrace a community. Build one, if you must. Don’t neglect the sharing of yourself. Even those parts that are not so clean have value. In fact, the best lessons you have to offer in life come from your struggles in the darkness and grit of life.”
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“Don’t limit yourself by what you’ve achieved. All your past achievements are only stepping stones for the greatness to come.”
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“Women need to learn to accept the incredible blessing that God created us to be. When God created Eve, He termed her a comparable mate, a helper to man. When God took Jesus, He gave us the Holy Spirit as a Helper and Comforter. The lie is: people think a helper is weak. The truth is: without help, what can anyone accomplish?
There is indeed great power in who we are as women. We indeed need to let go of the lies. We also need to embrace the truth.”
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