reflections on a flower (to kikelomo oreoluwa)

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my … Continue reading reflections on a flower (to kikelomo oreoluwa)

man

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.- Ayn Rand The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. -Martin Luther King, Jr. The greatness of a man … Continue reading man

are YOU within or without?

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” ― Albert Camus “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson “Folks are usually about as happy as they … Continue reading are YOU within or without?

are YOU living or existing?

“You're alive, Bod. That means you have infinite potential. You can do anything, make anything, dream anything. If you can change the world, the world will change. Potential. Once you're dead, it's gone. Over. You've made what you've made, dreamed your dream, written your name. You may be buried here, you may even walk. But … Continue reading are YOU living or existing?

are you a whole BEING?

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. -Thomas Merton The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise person. Euripides Balance … Continue reading are you a whole BEING?

you are not of this world?

“One of the most spiritual things you can do is embrace your humanity. Connect with those around you today. Say, "I love you", "I'm sorry", "I appreciate you", "I'm proud of you"...whatever you're feeling. Send random texts, write a cute note, embrace your truth and share it...cause a smile today for someone else...and give plenty … Continue reading you are not of this world?

meant to walk alone?

“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.” — Henry James “Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” – Albert … Continue reading meant to walk alone?

overcoming listening inhibitors?

Listening is an important aspect of human life. Our ability to listen or not listen affects all aspects of how we live or exist. As previous posts on this topic have shown listening is a process and there are many factors and barriers that affect our being effective listeners. HOW DO WE OVERCOME THESE BARRIERS … Continue reading overcoming listening inhibitors?

the path of self making.

talking to SELF. INTRAPERSONAL communication takes place within the mind of an individual. It is a time of packaging and arranging of ideas, thoughts, concepts, feelings and emotions before  communication. This type of communication precedes the expression of communication itself. The individual plans his ideas and reflects on them before packaging them in his mind. … Continue reading the path of self making.

making something of YOURSELF?

"The longest journey is the journey inward" -Dag  Hammarskjold How do we develop our self and our self-esteem? To answer this question, we need to first understand what makes up self. A person’s self consist of his physical body (The house in which he resides), his mind (The engines that moves the house) and his … Continue reading making something of YOURSELF?