A Brave New World: Faith Is An Attitude

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Have you discovered a brave new world beyond the cloud of anger and fear or do you often wonder what’s round the corner, along life’s windy road?

You see, faith is an attitude! Continue reading

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Maya Angelou: Still I Rise

 “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” Maya Angelou

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EARLY YEARS

Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Ann Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 4, 1928. Angelou had a difficult childhood. Her parents split up when she was very young, and she and her older brother, Bailey, were sent to live with their father’s mother, Anne Henderson, in Stamps, Arkansas.

As an African American, Angelou experienced firsthand racial prejudices and discrimination in Arkansas. She also suffered at the hands of a family associate around the age of 7: During a visit with her mother, Angelou was raped by her mother’s boyfriend. So traumatized by the experience, Angelou stopped talking. She returned to Arkansas and spent years as a virtual mute. Continue reading

CLIQUES DON’T CLICK

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In the course of our daily adventure; we will need help, support and some companions to make our journey easier. We feel overwhelmed when we have people we can lean on and this doubles our strength to carry on. Besides, a dancer exhibits greater performance when he or she sees a cheerful audience.

While some can walk alone or strive without any support, there are those who tend to go with the tide, and then drift to wherever the breeze takes them. They have no sense of freedom, and they lick butts just to belong. Since they can’t stand alone, they are always in desperate need of people who will fight their battles and help blow their trumpets. To achieve their aim, they end up forming cliques or joining the wrong crowd.

Kindly ask yourself; are you a one man soldier or do you normally hide in a group? Continue reading