Naya Rivera Turned to God after Her Relationship with Big Sean and ‘Glee’ Ended

by Jeremy Spirogis
Naya Rivera

Naya Rivera went by means of a troublesome time after her breakup with Big Sean and after Glee got here to an finish. Here’s what Rivera stated about her journey towards constructing a relationship with God throughout two main tough patches.

Naya Rivera discovered silver linings throughout a tough time in her life

Naya Rivera |  Michael Tran/FilmMagic
Naya Rivera | Michael Tran/FilmMagic

Although Rivera had bother in her private {and professional} life, she nonetheless discovered one thing optimistic to give attention to. In her ebook, Sorry Not Sorry, Rivera stated it’s potential to search out energy throughout tough occasions. It’s all in the best way you reply to your scenario.

“The unexpected silver lining to a really horrible time in your life is that it can actually be somewhat empowering,” wrote Rivera. “It makes you realize how much control you do have—not over what is happening, but over how you choose to see it. So, I could sit there and be depressed and feel like a victim, or I could pick myself up and get on with it. If I have a personal philosophy, it’s ‘keep it moving,’ so that’s exactly what I did.”

Naya Rivera selected to separate herself and reconnect with God

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Rivera stated her solely selection after experiencing a down level in her life was to separate herself and give attention to her relationship with God. “I was going to have to keep my head high and deal with this mess, and the only way to do so was to detach,” wrote Rivera. “I had to forget about my ex, forget about the people on the Internet, forget about my costars. I had to just be with myself, and with God.”

Rivera stayed residence for about two weeks. She stated she wasn’t staying residence so she may dwell on her issues and really feel sorry for herself. Instead, she engaged in self-care and reflection.

I additionally took benefit of this time to begin to pray rather a lot and to go to church. I actually assume that whoever you might be, and no matter you consider in, that you must discover one thing that will get you to a calmer place and makes you’re feeling refreshed. For some people who factor is yoga, or studying self-help or philosophy books, however for me it’s church. I’m Christian and grew up going to church, and the ideas of Christianity have at all times resonated with me.

Naya Rivera in ‘Sorry Not Sorry’

 Naya Rivera recognized as a Christian

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Rivera stated it “felt right” to observe Christianity. She felt centered after spending time with God and specializing in her religious development.   

Christianity had felt proper from the start. Going to church felt good, what I discovered there made sense, and I felt an actual connection to God. Whenever I’m going to church, or pray, I really feel refreshed, and afterward, the entire world appears rather a lot clearer.  

The yr 2014 was a wake-up name—for the previous two years, all the pieces had moved on the velocity of sunshine, and so they have been going so effectively that I forgot they may get unhealthy. Whenever there may be commotion and noise in my life, I’m going again to the Bible and my relationship with God, and that steers me the place I must go.

Naya Rivera in ‘Sorry Not Sorry’

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