Trustworthiness

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Trustworthiness is being worthy of trust.  People can count on you to do your best, to keep your word, and to follow through on your commitments.  You do what you say you will do.  Trustworthiness is a key to success in anything you do.

You are practicing trustworthiness when you …

* Think before you  make a promise to be sure you can do it.

*  Take responsibility for remembering your commitments.

*  Keep your promises even when they become hard to do.

*  Abide by the rules even when no one is watching.

*  Let nothing stop you from keeping your word.

*  Do your best and finish what you start.

Affirmation:  I am trustworthy.  I keep my word.  I am worthy of the trust others place in me.

Source:  The Virtues Project and The Family Connection, U.S. Virgin Islands

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We Need More Love in Our Communities: 10 Reasons

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  1. Love helps us heal.
  2. Love relieves stress.
  3. Love lowers your blood pressure.
  4. Love helps you be more giving to others.
  5. Giving love helps you receive love.
  6. Love boosts immunity to disease.
  7. Love cures love deprivation.
  8. Love boosts confidence and self-esteem.
  9. Love increases quality of life.
  10. Love helps you live longer.

Add your own reasons with your comments below:

Does Denzel Have a Point?

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I am glad that Denzel Washington spoke about what needs to be spoken about.  As an advocate and supporter of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, he is also playing his role as part of the solution.

However, I can’t join the bandwagon and engage in male-bashing!  There are also too many gossiping, phony, broke, nonproductive women out here, too. And let’s not forget:   it is the women who are accepting these “men.”

Universal law and cosmic science dictates that for every good man, there is a good woman and for every bad man, there is a bad woman.  Unfortunately, the negative ones (male and female) get the most attention. Let’s change that.  I like uplifting brothers who are doing well.

I am also all for re-programming, starting with self.  From there, we can share our knowledge with others.  When we develop ourselves and mentor our youth, our sisters and brothers learn what is means to be man and woman in today’s society.  We are teach them how to value and love themselves, their family and their communities.

Powerful Black Love

Barak and Michelle Obama

No matter what your political views, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have given us a powerful vision of Black love unlike any other.

Many of us wonder about this seemingly perfect match, “How did they find each other?”  Most of us want the committed, healthy, loving relationship that they appear to have.

African American Matchmaking Manager, Angela D. Coleman, believes “the time is right for this vision to become a reality for more of us, to debunk the myths about Black relationships and increase our love awareness. Love is healing and we all need it. ”

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The 80/20 Theory

Hasani Pettiford

 

 

We all know that we will not always get everything that we want in our partner.

TV One’s Love Addiction’s relationship expert Hasani Pettiford believes:

“Follow the 80/20 rule. If a guy has 80% of what your looking for, you must be flexible enough to work with the 20%.”

Do you agree?