Oprah says that of all the lessons she’s learned in her life, this one may be at the very top of her list. Maya Angelou explains… people know themselves much better than we do. So don’t expect them to be something other than who they are.
Today’s Question: Think of someone you met recently. What have they shown you about themselves? Who are they?
Often when a person does not show you the exact problem or issue, you get little whispers, little messages, little problems – something is a little off. Although she did not know he was gay. He had shown her that he was a person accustomed to keeping secrets, deceiving, not being open.
If you’re still searching for a soul mate, relationship expert Iyanla Vanzant urges you to pay attention to red flags and don’t settle for someone you have to fix. Like Iyanla said in 1998, “If you see crazy coming, cross the street!”
Oprah’s Lifeclass Notes:
Always be prepared to renegotiate an agreement. If the original agreement does not work out, renegotiate.
Remember to Pay It Forward…
Oprah’s Lifeclass Lesson 13: When People Show You Who They Are, Believe them
Oprah’s Webcast Lesson 13:
Oprah’s Lifeclass Notes
Today’s Lifeclass Question