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“Where there is God, there is ALWAYS a way.”
Whether you are 19 or over 50, the biggest battle you will ever fight is the one you fight with yourself to become who you are supposed to be. My kids always wanted me to teach them to punch and kick. I told them first they had to learn to be still and silent. When you can’t go outside, the strong know how to go inside. When you think there is no way, the wise know how to invoke the ultimate way maker. Where there is God, there is ALWAYS a way. None of us need to be a Super-Man to be great. However, it helps to have a Super-Plan if you want to become the best version of yourself. Stay strong. Embrace the flow of the Almighty. Your breakthrough is on the other side of your struggles. Have faith that this season shall pass with you standing.
In this issue of SoulVision Magazine, we focus on creators and leaders who have broken through something to get where they are. Rob Chesnut, Chief Ethics Officer of Airbnb shares an amazing story of corporate enlightenment. Larry Palmer reminds us that perseverance is the key to a meaningful life. Dr. Joanne Veal Gabbin reveals her journey to poetic excellence. Her husband, Dr. Alexander Gabbin, crushed boundaries to create the first black MBA association. He is this month’s Living Legend. We also are excited to announce the release of a new film – the award-winning 1 Angry Black Man by first-time writer/director Menelek Lumumba. The producers and filmmakers have asked black men and others worldwide to share an image of themselves smiling with a “#1angryblackman” sign and a short story of how they break through stereotypes. The film releases this month on all digital platforms and DVD (June 5, 2020). Finally, artist and illustrator phenom Salaam Muhammad showcases a new online store and his ability to do commissions and reproductions in volume. These breakthroughs are a direct result of doing the work. Enjoy our June issue. You get a new look when you have SoulVision.
“Your breakthrough is on the other side of your struggles. Have faith that this season shall pass with you standing.”
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