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“If You've Ever Been Disappointed, Betrayed,Rejected, Abandoned.....

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I found and old copy of a book that I read many years ago it was the line on the back of the book that led me to purchase my first copy of a book by Iyanla Vanzant that was over 20 years ago. I learned some valuable life lessons from reading this book (Valleys). At that time in my life I was going through a lot and her books was a great help. "Is it the job you hate but need in order to pay the rent? Is it that relationship that you gave your all to only to end up with a broken heart...again? Perhaps it's your children, a family member or a lifelong friend doing you in, dragging you down, pushing you to the brink. If you are an honorary member of the Black Woman's Suffering Society, you have probably been told that it's all your fault. Or that struggling and suffering is your lot in life. Iyanla Vanzant says NO! Life is an Act of Faith and suffering is optional!" Those everyday challenges, obstacles, and dilemmas are what Iyanla calls valleys. As bad as the…