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Thoughts on Friendships and Personal Autonomy

I received several messages from close friends, complaining of the way their friends or partners treat them. I tried to see reason from different angles so that I can make an impartial judgment. Being right is not a guarantee that people will treat you well, and returning people’s favours is not ideal too. Well, we […]

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Reflection: Friendship

Friendship is a beautiful gift. True friendship drives away all sort of fear and loneliness. It’s even said in myths that trees feed each other through their roots. So there are benefits to networking and keeping true friends. Note that friendship is central to human survival and that humanity thrives better in community.

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Friendship

Listen and ride through nostalgia Friendship may restore old memories Of joyful love and companionship

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Haiku: Smiles

Smiles are colorful dresses, Bright are the clouds that sail by, Brighter are lips that wear loving smiles *** Image by Botlhale Nyandeni

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Thoughts on Friendship and Honesty, from an Introvert’s view

Friends are family we chose for ourselves. Although there are many forms of friendship, some of which may vary from place to place, certain characteristics are present in many types of such bonds. Such characteristics include affection; kindness, love, virtue, sympathy, empathy, honesty, altruism, loyalty, generosity, forgiveness, mutual understanding and compassion, enjoyment of each other’s […]

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Thoughts: Friends or Foes?

In the storytelling world, it is believed that rodents in the house are the ones to inform rodents outside where the fish basket is hidden. This applies in real life. Only those who know or are close to you can harm you with the information they have about you. Sometimes we feel betrayed and then […]

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Thoughts: Keep your circle small

He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed. Proverbs 13:20 Your company can assist or resist you. The people you keep around may destroy your dreams or may help you achieve them. Consider the story of Joseph and his brothers. The brothers planned to kill him […]

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Thoughts on Loneliness 3

Today I was in school (where I work) and really enjoyed the time I spent with my favorite students and friends. I had a lot of hugs especially from Helen, a primary school kid who took fancy of me. I teach the secondary section but my friends mostly are those little kids at the kindergaten […]

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Cheerful Friends

Cheerful friends are much more, They contribute to our happiness And joy through their benevolence Memories of their actions Bring warm feelings and always soft, So we feel secured with their thoughts Cheerful friends are like young tendrils They grow with love and are selfless Even in one’s grieve, they bond to purchase When our […]

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Musing: Made for you

“Come, come closer… Keep your palms on mine Look into my eyes See how much you mean to me” 1 Come and feel my steel shine Call me your gladiator Your defender, your shield, your man I am your shepherd 2 Have you seen my birds cackle? Call me your farmer I will press the […]

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How

How days turn to nights Fast the way ahead runs, Everyone in haste to follow it A glimpse we need and a little wit How friends turn pale and blue All changes in different hues And we grow without it In hope of another to meet How it all comes to me now To you […]

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