From the #IGNITEyourLife with Toy Parker Radio and Television Network: This episode is a Real Conversation about Love, Family, and Relationships with REAL SOLUTIONS! For those who missed our very special #BringBackOurFamilies New Year’s Day Episode with Lorinda Rin Reddie, Debbie Petra Smith and her husband Edward Smith, III, as well as Chris Richardson Author— you can catch it on the #IGNITEyourLife with Toy … Read More It’s Time to #BringBackOurFamilies in 2015 and Beyond!
+ 40 Things Learned Before 40, Faith, How To Improve Yourself While Being Yourself: The Forever Toy Journey, Parenting and Family, Relationships, Self Evaluation with Today's Spark, Success, Words of Encouragement
2014 has been a year like none other for sure. I am so far outside of my comfort zone that I don’t even know where it is anymore. For once in my life, I’m actually okay with that. I subscribe to the belief that the only way to #IGNITEyourLife no matter what is to #LiveLOVEdaily and to maintain an attitude of gratitude, which is your … Read More How to #IGNITEyourLife with Gratitude Everyday
When it comes to love and relationships, there are so many times that the notion of being hurt or the fear of not getting the love I know I deserve has actually been enough to just make me want to throw my hands up and not just throw in the towel, but toss the towel out of the nearest window. Seriously. You want to … Read More Patience Promotes Progress: Five Ways To Nurture and Preserve Long-Lasting Relationships
Today’s (Valentine’s Day) Spark: “As women, we should never be starving for attention or recognition on this day. The men in our lives should help us feel appreciated and special on a regular basis so by the time this day comes around it’s just a pleasant plus, not a defining moment of our worth.” -Toy Parker To those who are single: Take your time … Read More You Are Special Everyday so #LiveLOVEdaily
Today’s Spark: How you feel about yourself on the inside is a direct #reflection of how you treat people on the outside. Let’s start with the man/woman in the #mirror. If we are critical, unforgiving, judgmental, controlling, bitter and mean towards others- we need to clean house and renew the #spirit of our #minds because we need to feel better about OURSELVES! If you … Read More How to Find Reflections of Grace in the Midst of Your Storms
Note: I was inspired to write this poem after finally watching the movie Jason’s Lyric years ago. I will perform this poem regionally again this year…Enjoy. A Song of My Own One day, I want to Be with him To see the sun As it next leaves Footprints across the sky… One day, I want to enjoy the bliss of his surprises In between … Read More A Song of My Own (Poetic Reprise)
What do you do when you miss someone so much that it is hard to focus and the days seem longer and longer? What do you do when you are able to focus but at the end of the day you still miss that special someone? What do you do when you know it is good to be away from your child or children … Read More Separation Anxiety: How to Cope and Sieze the Day!
Uncertainty. Fear of the unknown. What if things don’t work out? These thoughts are all a natural response to the beginning phases of something meaningful: a real relationship based on real feelings. After all, if one wasn’t concerned about the outcome, would it really be worth pursuing? Of course not. That’s because anything worth having is truly worth risking the fight to pursue it … Read More Love is Your Business: Pursue. Take Risks. Believe. Achieve.