“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step” – Lao Tzu We can give 1001 reasons why we cannot, for example; Start that journey Write that book, Start that fitness program Start that business Relocate Love somebody or Break that bad habit. All our excuses could seem plausible. Are they really? I think thatContinue reading “Take that leap of faith”
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Forgive? Not me…
We all have had the experience of being hurt by someone. It hurts even more when the perpetrators are loved ones. We experience some form of indignation, betrayal, anger and the overwhelming nudge to retaliate. We react in different ways when we are hurt by those closest to us. Some withdraw, bearing a grudge andContinue reading “Forgive? Not me…”
Different, is good.
Image credit: Sports Illustrated Michael Phelps is the most decorated olympian of all time with 28 medals and 23 of them in gold. His success has been attributed to many things including his anatomy. According to Scientific America (SA), “Phelps’s arms extend 80 inches (203 centimeters) tip to tip, and his body measures in at 76Continue reading “Different, is good.”
3 Ways to discover your purpose
Everyone is born with this question hanging over them and some never find out the answer sadly. It does not matter what your age is, it is never to late to discover what your purpose in life is. For some, purpose is easily identified and for others it may take a number of years and failed attempts before they find the elusive answer.
I can and I will…
“Every sustained change in a man’s life begins with a change of lifestyle” Jacob had struggled all his life. Everything he had acquired involved some form of subterfuge. Again and again he conned his way to get what he wanted. The course of his life seemed to be controlled by his name; Trickster. Could heContinue reading “I can and I will…”
Turn down the noise (2 mins read)
Sometimes you don’t need to turn up the volume, you only need to turn down the noise. A couple of weeks back I was driving on my way to work and in true multitasking fashion I was also listening to a talk on the car stereo. My wife, sat in the front passenger’s seat, started aContinue reading “Turn down the noise (2 mins read)”
I’ve got one life to live (short read)
Very recently I have been thinking about the topics of time and purpose. I had an incredible time last sunday sharing about time, purpose and destiny. We gained a deeper understanding of the importance of time and how it can be used for our advantage. Indeed, time is a gift and like any other giftContinue reading “I’ve got one life to live (short read)”
Be Brave, Be Fearless
A few days ago, I had an appointment which I had to walk to. Just stepping out I realised it was pouring rain (in my part of the world this is quite the norm!). Just then, I was gripped with fear. Not fear of being run over by a truck or slipping and breaking myContinue reading “Be Brave, Be Fearless”
My Weakness? I notice everything (1 minute read)
I’ve seen this statement several times on social media but only recently did it dawn on me. Yes, I notice everything as would most introverts and for sometime now I’ve seen it as a burden. But as I pondered on it I realised that it is indeed a strength and not a weakness! Everything is aboutContinue reading “My Weakness? I notice everything (1 minute read)”
What are you looking for?
If you don’t know what you are looking for you are never going to find it. Conversely, if you know what you are looking for then you are definitely going to find it. Have you ever been in a situation where as soon as you become acquainted with a thing, for example a car, youContinue reading “What are you looking for?”
What is wisdom?
Wisdom is the right application of knowledge. The ability to use the knowledge you have to solve a problem constitutes wisdom. The knowledge we possess on a subject or person is only useful when it is applied positively. Don’t be the one who is constantly going on courses and signing up to training acquiring knowledgeContinue reading “What is wisdom?”