We asked what affirmations inspire you. Here's what you had to say.
What are the words that keep you focused and motivated each day? They may have come from your grandmother, a favorite book or celebrity.
We asked our ESSENCE Facebook friends to ask, "What affirmations keep you inspired?"
Here what you had to say:
Jonelle wrote: “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Lori said: “Whatever leaves your life makes room for something better.” --Iyanla Vanzant
Gina wrote: “Real integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is looking.” --Oprah Winfrey
Destiny wrote: “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”
Juliette wrote: “I trust the process of life to bring me my highest good.”
Stephanie wrote: “Where I've been is going to make me better as I get to where I'm going.”
Jeni said: “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside of you.” -- Maya Angelou
Ora wrote: "Trusting a person is giving someone the ability to destroy you completely and confidence that they won't.”
Tracy said: “Don't confuse the people who are always around with the ones who are always there.”
Benita wrote: "Love is the only force that can turn an enemy into a friend.”
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