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Meerabelle Dey has a B.A. in History and Religious Studies from the University of Toronto and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. Much of her legal career has been spent dealing with issues affecting women, children and the poor. She has lived in the United States, Canada and the Middle East. Meerabelle now devotes her time to writing. Her mission is to use her writing to inspire others to achieve God’s unique purpose for their life.

Many of us wrongly think that “self-care” is the same thing as being “selfish.” Nothing could be further from the truth.  It is only when we take care of ourselves that we are able to properly take care of others. […]

No one is born naturally confident. Confidence is a quality that we develop over time.  It doesn’t happen overnight, and very often, it comes with age and maturity. Confidence is not the same thing as arrogance or haughtiness.  It is […]

I have an approach to problems, which I refer to as The Coin Theory. I consider problems to be like a coin.  One side of our problem is the heads side, and the other side is the tails side.  The […]

So often, we get frustrated with our jobs because we treat them like they are our calling. As a result, we give our jobs a higher level of importance than they deserve.  Then if we have a bad day at work, […]

In 2016, approximately 60% of eligible voters cast their ballots in the presidential election. Which makes me wonder, “What were the other 40% doing that day?”  Did they all get lost on the way to the polls?  Were many of […]

We often are reminded to be grateful to God for our blessings. We are told to have an “attitude of gratitude.”  We are told to “count your blessings.”  But how often do we thank God for our problems?  Probably never.  […]

If there is anything I’ve learned in life, it is this: We do not grow in character during the good times. When life is easy, when there is enough money to pay the bills, and when all our relationships are […]

In the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus tells the parable of the mustard seed. “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field.  Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet […]

So often in life, our circumstances are not what holds us back from success. Rather, we hold ourselves back.  We make choices that aren’t in our best interests.  We choose to engage in negative or hopeless thinking.  We self-sabotage and […]

Most of us spend a lot of time at our jobs, and we feel that we are working hard. However, in spite of our efforts, we don’t seem to get anywhere professionally.  That can be very frustrating. The problem is […]