Thoughts and Teachings

Don’t Give In To Self-Defeating Thoughts

by Tereciah on December 4, 2012

Don’t Give In to Self-Defeating Thoughts By Tereciah V. Smithen-Quintana I know you have a desire to create a change in the world around you.  You know that you have greatness within you yearning to break free and create such an impact on the world around you, that you can literally feel it within your more »

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Can you believe it’s December already?  Where I’m located in North Carolina there’s still a bit of greenery on the trees and the weather alternates between “Jeeze, its cold!” as we dash from our homes to our vehicles, to “Gosh, it feels great today!” as we stroll outside without a jacket. No, I didn’t interrupt more »

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How Do You Become Successful?

by Tereciah on September 26, 2012

What’s your definition of success?  Have you ever really taken the time to think and answer that question? I use to think success meant having long fancy job titles, making a certain amount of money and driving a decent car.  Although, deep down I didn’t really care about those things, I adopted the thought process more »

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What Does It Take To Live a Life of Purpose?

by Tereciah on August 24, 2012

“I am looking for my purpose.”  “I want to live a purposeful life.”  “I want to know why I am here on earth.”  Have you ever heard someone make those statements?  Maybe you, yourself have said them? I have memories of sitting on my bed writing pages and pages of what I thought I wanted more »

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What Makes You Unique?

by Tereciah on August 13, 2012

I do a lot of reading and listening to audio teachings that empower and grow me, and this past week I was listening to a well-known bible teacher that suffered from sexual abuse as a child.  She mentioned having many limiting beliefs about her ability when God called her into ministry and the many disparaging more »

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Relationships, they come in all shapes, sizes and colors.  From familial, to work, to spiritual to friends, they’re there.  Then you have the good ones, the bad ones, the loving, hurtful, toxic or empowering ones.  Well they all do one thing – grow you! The word relationship is defined as a connection, association, or involvement; more »

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                     By the time you read this the 4th of July holiday will have come and gone and you’ll be winding down to your week – or just getting started depending on where you are and what you are doing. If you took a couple of more »

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Can You Hear Me Now?

by Tereciah on June 29, 2012

Q.        What’s the difference between the woman that’s moving in her vision and the woman that isn’t? A.        They haven’t completely told God yes.  Meaning they haven’t fully committed themselves – mentally and spiritually – to the vision God says is possible for their lives. They hear what others say; they read what others write more »

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6 Key Ways to Know if You’re in a Transition

by Tereciah on June 22, 2012

Change is never comfortable.  Sometimes it can be downright painful!  But it’s part of life, and at times the will of God. Change can manifest in different areas of our lives and when it comes, we are not sure how or the best way to respond.  Relationships, such as marriage or divorce; Emotions, such as more »

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Recently I have been noticing quite a few individuals on a popular social media site promoting their upline businesses. Let me just say here that I am not against anyone trying to make an honest living as I have tried some of them myself. However, instead of working on every quick-fix that you think will more »

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