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Africa culture/tradition education lifestyle Nature Pastoral

Determination

Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction – Germany Kent. Every mountain becomes a plain when you are determined. Determination is a tonic that keeps achievers/champions going; it’s a key element in enduring temporary setbacks and the achievement of ultimate success. No matter how life and indeed the […]

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lifestyle Nature Pastoral Series

Self Reflection 29: Perseverance

Fall seven times and stand up eight. –Japanese Proverb

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folklore lifestyle Nature Pastoral Poetry

Self Reflection 18: Hope

Smile my friends, Nothing, no problem lasts

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Love and Christianity

November 1/11/19

November, 2019 is finally here and the year is almost done! There might be setbacks on our way but note that it’s not over yet. Jackson Brown penned, “In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins – not through strength but by perseverance.” Remember that the greatest Oak was once […]

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Look beyond your past

In the morning I wrote a hasty poem titled “Looking Beyond”. I also tried to finish a large chapter of a book I was reading. This book (God’s Generals by Roberts Liardon) told stories of how great men and women once wallowed in shame, failure and defeat. It also narrated how their resilience, patience, hardwork […]

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Thoughts: Africa

Don’t be overwhelmed by what you see. Stay calm in the raging storm Life has not been so fair to many. Sometimes it is easy to imagine from a safe part of the world, how people survive in war torn, disaster/disease stricken parts of Africa. We wake up in the morning to different news. Economic […]

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Poetry

Waiting for the Sun

It may seem the days are dark and blurry For the lively sun sleeps Time goes by drawing sheets of boring moments Faces portray gloom, the firmaments make it even worse Even the little rabbits, birds and butterflies that glide About the wonderful landscape hid from the valleys Sweet flowery scents are stifled in the […]

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