My 34 Cents in 34 Years

  1. Love as if love never ends.
  2. Create time for family.
  3. Your mom will always be your best friend.
  4. Hubbies are God’s gift to show who you can still become.
  5. Motherhood is never final.
  6. Work to be recognized, but more importantly, work to self-actualize.
  7. Friendships should never feel forced.
  8. Prayer time is cultivated and prioritized above all.
  9. Marriage is God journeying with you both in love. 
  10. Trials are embraced, for it is in tasting bitter that we appreciate what’s sweet.
  11. Live life unapologetically.
  12. If you can, give.
  13. God gives us everything, all He asks is faith.
  14. It is in silence that we find the answers.
  15. Sing like there’s no tomorrow.
  16. Enjoy a cup of really good cappuccino.
  17. Great things happen when you believe.
  18. Money should always be a means to propel love, not stifle it.
  19. When you listen to your heart, you listen to what’s true.
  20. You will meet people who’ll break your heart, but have people who will help mend it together 
  21. In trial, ask, “What do I need to work on Lord?”
  22. Find time to be alone with your thoughts.
  23. When you are gifted a best friend, cherish the gift for the rest of your life.
  24. It is human to envy, but wipe it immediately with gratefulness.
  25. If someone hurts you, hurt for awhile but don’t dwell on it. Life wasn’t made to focus on the pain, but what you become because of it.
  26. Remember: You. Are. Special. (Repeat)
  27. Smile. When you wake up and before going to sleep.
  28. Mindfully experience the “moments”.
  29. Opportunities come to you because God intended it.
  30. Be confident in your gifts but humble in your prayers.
  31. Remember, your work should always lift you up, not tear you down.
  32. Find your truth first so you will never have to lie.
  33. Embrace differences and smile in spite of them.
  34. In the end, what matters is how well you lived.