Many colours, one people
When you leave Africa, as the plane lifts, you feel that more than leaving a continent you’re leaving state of mind. Whatever awaits you at the other end of your journey will be of a different order of existence — Francesca Marciano
“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.” ― Robert Jordan, The Fires of Heaven
When a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps he is listening to the beat of a different drummer, let him dance to the music that he hears, however, measured or far apart. When you are dancing to a beat of a different drummer don’t expect people to understand you. Don’t expect it […]
If I have ever seen magic, it has been in Africa – John Hemingway
A home that welcomes strangers will never lack food Hospitality is an act or service of welcoming, receiving, hosting or entertaining guests. It’s an attitude that portrays openness, respect, and generosity. There are always rewards for those who have good hearts. Is it not said blessed is the hand that giveth than the one that […]
A beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset – John Geiger
How times fly! Flowers still grow on the dirt by the roadside. That reminds me of hope. Tree leaves fall and new ones replace them. Now that’s greater hope! So I would love to smell the flowers by the roadside and experience love again. Happy New Month everyone and don’t be the April fool today. […]
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you are the world.” — Unknown
When you like a flower you pluck it, but when you love a flower, you water it – Japanese quote
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly – Langston Hughes
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves – Victor Hugo
Limits like fears are often just an illusion – Michael Jordan Limitations In my last post on African proverbs, we discussed how the eyes become useless when the mind is blind. In this short story below we will understand more about mental limitations. Held by Ropes! A gentleman was walking through an elephant camp and […]
Proverb: Eyes are useless if the mind is blind The eyes see tangible things, but the mind sees much more than that. Ideas are shaped in the mind. After ideas are formed they can now be manifested into real things. Therefore, while eyes are physical, the mind is mental. A mentally blind person can walk […]
Every new day is a chance to make amends for the wrong turns we’ve made. It is a chance to get things right. It is a chance to live our best life – Ricardo G. Williams
Hard work compounds like interest, and the earlier you do it, the more time you have for the benefits to pay off. -Sam Altman
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character. ——Martin Luther King
As long as there’s the sun in the sky and the moon that takes its place at night, you’ll always have my love.
Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get–only with what you are expecting to give–which is everything. –Katharine Hepburn
Go for it
I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything – F. Scott Fitzgerald
Riddles known to the night sky When the galaxies shine They whisper a million tales Some of yours, a few of mine
Never forget, “if you lost it, it’s because you are meant to find something better.” Let go of the past and make room for what is coming.
A Japanese proverb says “fall seven times, stand up eight.” Vince Lombardi said, “There’s only one way to succeed. In anything, and that is to give it everything.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: “If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.” ALWAYS REMEMBER […]
If heroes were born in the morning, the night will be too cold to receive them – Okoroji Chidiebere
The healthiest response to life is joy – Deepak Choora
Confidence defines behaviours and actions, so this new year, let’s do ourselves favours by believing we are whole and accompanying these thoughts with actions that make us grow. So, be grateful every second for who you are and this will change your internal believes over time. What you tell yourself will either make you attract […]
No matter how beautiful and glorious you think the past was, the future is better; far, far better. I used to be a teacher. I love working with kids and youth. I spent a lot of time, preparing my classes and discussions because I would not want a boring class. Fast forward, I was accepted […]
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” – Michael Jordan
Love is not a game, it’s a beautiful gift. Even a god finds it hard to love and be wise at the same time. Aristotle.
What we do in life echoes for eternity. Maximus Choices are tender,Just like mirrors,They are a reflectionOf what is or will beSo if in or out,Be mindful of optionsIf in, maybe gaily securedIf not in, then out of mindDecisions made every dayComes knocking many years,So let it be good always.
Give a child love, laughter and peace No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than […]
True love is an honour, not everyone has got one.
Things may change, but everyone begins and ends with the family.
Remember, people, the universe; everyone is waiting to applaud you. Stay focused on your dreams.
Hate destroys the very structure of the personality of the hater… When you start hating anybody, it destroys the very centre of your creative response to life and the universe; so love everybody. Martin Luther King Jr Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat. Henry Emerson We […]
After the winter comes summer, after the gloom comes happiness.
A person with compassion prefers peace because violence does not stand a chance. Love perseveres; love is not proud. Kindness is one of the highest forms of love.
There’s so much power in love and compassion. The first part of healing is finding the courage to forgive. Let your message to the world be one of kindness and humanity. Love is the fuel that keeps the world glowing. Light the world.