In the Meantime--: Finding Yourself and the Love that You Want

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G.K. Hall, 1998 - Self-Help - 381 pages
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Every living being wants to experience the light of love. The problem is that our windows are dirty! The windows of our hearts and minds are streaked with past pains and hurts, past memories and disappointments. The windows are so clouded by fear, self-doubt, and inaccurate information that the light of love cannot shine through. In the meantime, we keep looking through the foggy window, trying to convince ourselves that what we see is the real thing. It's not, and we know it, but we can't seem to figure out what to do until the real thing comes along. What we must do is clean. We must clean the windows, floors, walls, closets, and corners of our mind. We must mop and sweep away the stuff that trips us up, keeps us confused, and makes the meantime miserable. In this book, Iyanla Vanzant tells us how we can do this thorough mental housekeeping. If we do a good job of it, the light will come through. Once that happens, our spirits will shine, bringing in the light of true love and happiness.

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Review: In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

This book is so wonderful! It is not an easy read, nor is it a fast read. You'll need to pause frequently to digest what Ms. Vanzant is saying. You'll take a good hard look at yourself, but it's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cristina Oliveras - Goodreads

This book saved my relationship and it saved me. Regardless where you are in life and love, this book brings you to the depths of understanding and grasping self love. It revealed so many things about ... Read full review


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Best-selling author Iyanla Vanzant was born in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from the Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York in 1978 and earned a law degree from the City University of New York law school at Queens College in 1988. She was a criminal defense lawyer in Philadelphia for three years. Vanzant is one of the top motivational speakers in the country, her public appearances and books intended to inspire and help women, especially African Americans. Her title Piece From Broken Pieces made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2011.

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