Posts by Shelly Iyabode

Shelly Iyabode is an initiated priestess of Yemoja in the traditional Ifa practice. She embraces & integrates earth spiritual practices as a way of life. She is also a communications professional and senior production manager for a national magazine. Blogging and writing are her outlets for connecting and sharing "lightweight soul nourishment" for those who need it.

A Simple Guide to Achieving Personal Greatness & Living with Purpose

“He is able who thinks he is able.” ~Buddha

The world has given us many outstanding people.

Although we possess our own unique talents, we look to leaders and mentors as models of action and success. They represent unlocked potential, perseverance, and shining lights for us to follow.

Since all paths are unique, we can’t follow exactly where others have been, but we can learn from their examples of confidence and dedication. It’s the difference between saying, “I want to be like Oprah Winfrey” or saying, “I want to be outstanding in my own right, like Oprah Winfrey.”

There are …