In the Meantime by Iyanla Vanzant – The #1 national bestseller from the host of the show Iyanla: Fix My Life on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) that answers. In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want The #1 national bestseller from the host of the show Iyanla: Fix My Life on the Oprah Winfrey. 6 quotes from In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want: ‘You have set standards for how you want to be treated and what you expect from yo.

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Finding Yourself and the Love You Want. I recommend this book to anyone that is looking to work on meajtime that they may not have wanted to work through until recently. Yes, we want to keep our loved ones near to us.

Examine what you believe about what is true for you. At those times, you were not concerned about what might happen or what could happen. I enjoyed the book, cd and other writing material by this writer. The truth is, in most cases, we could do just that.

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I have read and re-read this book many, many times. Through her own experiences and knowlege. My sanity was more important then my son having a father in the house because if I stayed he may not have had either one of us. Finding Yourself and the Love You Want pages In this book, Iyanla Vanzant teaches us how to do our mental housekeeping so that we can clean the windows, floors, walls, closets, and corners of our minds.

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I feel bigger, brighter, more centered, having found myself first, but then read the book like someone wandering a slightly overgrown jyanla, discovering the truth in the words and trampling the grasses to make the truth more permanent, more prominent in my life. Every living being wants to experience vanzat light of love. It was a GODsend! Apr 26, Michelle Wood rated it it was amazing. The analogy of life and love being like a house is one that has been used before, but I feel that her analogy is the most detailed.


Very often we have no idea of what it would ijanla like if we got exactly what we desired. It gives a framework for the stages of development that adults are working through.

Love cannot work through dishonesty, denial, fear, or people-pleasing. Love wants you to know and hear its voice above the clamor of your own fearful thoughts about it. If these scenarios feel familiar way down in the deepest part of your gut—then you, my dear, are smack dab in the middle of the meantime. I appreciate the way that Iyanla Vanzant walks you through the nooks and crevices of your mind to help you get clear.

We are all in a journey of some sort and it is important not to lose the focus of that. Lists with This Book.

Four years after I had turned the last page and closed the book from a second read, I met and married the love of my life, my truest life partner, my husband. What is it that I want?

Iyanla cherishes her collection of over Bibles in various translations. The windows are so clouded by fear, self-doubt, and inaccurate information that the light of love cannot shine through. What am I feeling about what I want? No one can prepare you or help you find what you are looking for. Feb 27, Amelia Wise rated it really liked it.


By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree jyanla the privacy policy and terms of use. This was a reread for me. Trivia About In the Meantime: That’s what love is about.

The title really says it jeantime, but Vanzant gets to the heart of the matter by using personal experience and the trials of others to show that loving yourself enough to make difficult personal choices is where love and joy abound.

This helps to make you aware of the pattern. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In the meantime, we keep looking through the foggy window, trying to convince ourselves that what we see is the real thing. When we cannot, we engage in meantime behavior – hurting, fighting, not telling the truth, and moving forward in confusion. The windows of our hearts and minds are streaked with past pains and hurts, past memories and disappointments.

When we have this kind of self-love, we are more than willing to do the work, the sometimes nasty work, required to establish, build, and maintain a relationship. It’s pretty basic knowledge that you have to love yourself before you can yhe someone else. What is happening to you is happening through you. In the Meantime Quotes Showing of 6.

There are several simple steps you can practice consistently that will help you find your center, your place of equilibrium: