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Myrlande Desulme, affectionately known as Mimi, is the Founder and Lead Blogger at iWaited Blog. A purity and lifestyle blog catered to leading people not only in purity but into a greater understanding of who God has created them to be. Mimi blogs, vlogs, interviews and speaks. She is also a small business owner of Divine Cleaning and Organization Services, Inc. Site: http://bit.ly/2DYfNbB She is a licensed minister. Mimi is living her best life while walking out her complete purpose. I had the honor of meeting her earlier this year at a Purity Ball preparation workshop and would like to share this “Fanm pou Bondye’s” story.
JL: Where were you born?
MD: Miami, FL
JL: What part of Haiti are your parents from?
MD: My mom is Carrefour and my dad is from LaGonave.
JL: Have you ever visited Haiti before?
JL: Describe your business in one statement
MD: I run both a Purity blog and a cleaning business.
JL: When did you find Jesus and how did it change your life?
MD: I found Jesus for real my last year of college. Finding Him completely changed everything about my life. How I thought, how I lived, what I did etc.
JL: What is your favorite bible verse(s)?
MD: Zephaniah 3:17 The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.”
JL: What’s your “why” and how did that help you start (business name)?
MD: I want men and women to know their value. Not just the value of their body but their value as a human being in this earth. When you understand your value then walking in purpose and the authenticity of who you are becomes easier.
JL: How do you balance everything?
MD: I’m still learning how to balance everything. I’m learning how to not allow myself to get overwhelmed and give up.
JL: Can you share an A-ha moment?
MD: Learning that trusting God is a moment-by-moment thing. When God gives us instructions, He still expects us to check in regularly to get instructions every step of the way.
JL: What has been a discouraging moment during your journey as a business owner and how did you overcome it?
MD: Being afraid to put myself out there. I hate feeling like a car salesman but if I don’t sell myself, who will?
JL: Do you have any last encouraging words for women who are sitting on their purpose?
MD: Get up and do it afraid. I’m afraid every day that I’m going to fail, that no one will want what I have to offer or that others will judge me. But each day, I take even the tiniest step towards being in my purpose.
Please join us on TransforME Thursday as we interview Mimi on Facebook live at 9pm on March 8, 2018 which is International Women’d Day. For more information on Mrylande Desulme and her brand, please go to https://linktr.ee/iwaitedblog