Akosua Dardaine Edwards

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Akosua Dardaine Edwards - author, writer, coach, gender specialist, speaker


[What did I learn today? Lessons on the Journey to Unconditional Self Love] Give to Get

What is missing in a situation is exactly what you are not giving -
Marianne Willamson

Taking full responsibility for our lives and situations in it takes
courage. It is so much easier to say circumstances caused us to make a
decision or the other person pushed us to do it, or two favourites, it is
not the right time and it's complicated. Oh and the other clincher, use
love as the reason particularly in intimate relationships - I love him, I
love her, when it really is about fear or ego.

The truth is sometimes inconvenient as at times it may require us to make
uncomfortable decisions as well as, it may look like we were wrong and
there are people who judge you with the I told you so, for me, more
importantly is letting myself down. There is absolutely nothing worse to me
than letting myself down because of fear and people pleasing.

Marianne Williamson's teachings suggest that in order to get one must give,
this is also keeping with the teaching of the Course in Miracles. Giving
precedes getting, in the giving no one loses and everyone gains as what you
give you get. Maybe not at the same time or same form but bet ya bottom
dollar it is returning to you Are you missing honesty? Give it Are you missing love - Give it Are you missing trust - Give it What are you withholding in a situation? Give it to get it Peace Akosua

-- Posted By Blogger to What did I learn today? Lessons on the Journey to
Unconditional Self Love on 8/26/2016 03:00:00 pm

Your story is inspiring, your delivery is real
— Barbara Ince, President - Maloney Women's Group
The students who attended the function were so inspired by you they want all their friends to be exposed to your story.
— Cherisse Rawlins - Teacher Moruga Secondary
I must thank you for your presentation, many people were blown away by it.
— Sharon Christopher, Dep CEO First Citizens Bank Limited
It was a pleasure hosting you. Your reading from Nyabo (Madam) Why Are You Here? - was both thought provoking and insightful, thank you.
— Consulate General of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago - New York
You are an inspiration to us all
— Marlene Charles, YWCA President
I can’t stop telling people about your presentation. You changed my life forever!
— Michele Celestine, Executive Director Heroes Foundation
What an honour and priveledge it was for me and my wife to host you during your stay in Washington DC
— Anthony WJ Phillips-Spencer, Ambassador Extraordinary Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Unveiling was exactly what I needed, thank you.
— Participant at 2017's Unveiling- Looking into the Mirror of Self
Akosua, congratulations and thank you for that fabulous and thoughtful sharing from your book. I did NOTHING for the weekend but read your books. Madam, I found your story telling light and entertaining, true Trini style but DEEP.
— Sandra Ferguson, Agency for Rural Transformation, Grenada W.I
After hearing Ms. Akosua speak, I now know that I am everything and that I have everything to become who I want to be.
— Jenna Marie Bharat, Student- San Juan South Secondary School
Madam Akosua was awe inspiring. Excellent motivational skills. For me as a new retiree her words encourage me to “give back to the village”
— Anthea Doyle
Inspirational for both year groups. Forms 3 and 5. They were at the edge of their seats. prodding them to plan and even when things do not go as planned... to never give up when faced with life’s challenges
— San Juan South Secondary School
She is complete, sincere and true to herself. Akosua relates to you on what is common in all of us, our humanity.
— Odella Jowaheer