Black People : How do you stay encouraged, when it's dwindling, almost gone?

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  1. Destee

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    Peace and Blessings Family,

    How do you stay encouraged, when it's dwindling, almost gone?

    What tactics do you employ? What do you tell yourself? How do you keep going?

    With so many of us facing overwhelming and almost daily challenges and obstacles, what advice or suggestion would you give, to help one remain encouraged?

    Thanks in advance!

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    In short, A simple look at my children. I have to stay encouraged for them.
    I prefer empowered, to give force to myself and others around me. To motivate those around us. We need to keep supporting our ways of seeing and doing. More in a little bit.

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    I pay her for an extra hour.

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  4. Destee

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    lol ... :) ... thanks for the smile Brother Kamau ... :)

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  5. abstract219

    abstract219 ...standing on the shoulders of giants MEMBER

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    Phenomenal topic. I love this.

    When it looks dark and dim, I always think of my Ancestors, my family's origin...and how they suffered with so little......but endured. My grandmother raised 13 kids, with no man but just her Bible....and her trusty old rifle. My dad told me there was no extras, heat by wooden stove..... but they ate every night.


    Somehow, that new Iphone seems unimportant.
     
  6. Destee

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    Yes Brother Abstract ... thinking of those before me, encourages me too.

    Whatever challenge i have, pales in comparison to any they had to face, but they endured.

    You are so right. I often think of how blood was required of many of them, but i've not shed any.

    No doubt because they endured, got us to this point, and i feel a great obligation to do my part for those coming behind ... like they did for us.

    Yep ... i'm with you ... and thank you for all of your encouragement over these years ... :love:

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    laughing encourages me too ... if i can laugh ... my heart is lightened ... even if only for a moment ... and i feel better ... perhaps giving me enuff time to get it together better ... :)

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    Don't forget to Dance
     
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    LOL...Corvo.....Dont nobody wanna see me do the "running man" or the "wop" no more. I aint got no Chris Brown moves.

    its a great topic tho....id like to see how others cope
     
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    For all you do for us...Destee...its an honor.:love:
     
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