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Ciara graces the May cover of Essence Magazine wearing a floral bodice jumpsuit and surrounded by a ring of flowers.

She has a blissful smile on her face and in the article discusses faith, marriage and the power of affirmations.

On Faith:

After a very public breakup with Future, Ciara was devastated.

“The moment I realized I was going to be a single mother, I had to reflect and reorganize my thoughts. I decided to trust that God had a plan for me, and move forward one day at a time.”

…and did He have a plan! Less than a year later, she went public with Seattle Seahawks quarterback, Russell Wilson.

Ciara has truly leaned on her faith with Russell in leading a God-fearing life. Publicly vowing abstinence in their marriage to both much approval and slight side-eyes, she’s serious about living in the light.

“I want to live with as much lightness as possible, so I can stay focused on my love of God, and being the best mom, and the best person, I can be…”

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On A Major Key To Marriage…

We talk about everything. To me, to both of us, that’s the foundation you need for love to flourish and reach its highest place.

Communication is rooted in a strong foundation for marriage. Like the flowers on the cover, Ciara’s forthcoming union is burgeoning in strong foundations of faith, communication and love.

“Marriage is something I look forward to. I believe in family, and the beauty of two people committing to spend their lives together.”

Ciara is about to have the marriage, family and life she’s always so desperately wanted…and I’m happy for her. Everyone deserves love and adoration, if that’s the goal.

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On The Power Of Affirmations…

After Russell asked Ciara to marry him while vacationing in the Seychelles after whirlwind trips between Lagos and Paris Fashion Week, Ciara reflected on willing Russell Wilson into her life,

“I remember telling my friend the kind of guy I wanted: a God-fearing man with a very fun spirit who loves kids and would really, truly care for me. I was very specific because I do believe you can have it all.”

…and it’s clear that this Austin, Texas beauty is living this very life with her beau.


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