“Always in life an idea starts small, it is only a sapling idea, but the vines will come and they will try to choke your idea so it cannot grow and it will die and you will never know you had a big idea, an idea so big it could have grown thirty meters through the dark canopy of leaves and touched the face of the sky.’ He looked at me and continued. ‘The vines are people who are afraid of originality, of new thinking. Most people you encounter will be vines; when you are a young plant they are very dangerous.’ His piercing blue eyes looked into mine.’ Always listen to yourself, Peekay. It is better to be wrong than simply to follow convention. If you are wrong, no matter, you have learned something and you grow stronger. If you are right, you have taken another step toward a fulfilling life.” – Bryce Courtenay, The Power of OneContinue reading →
It’s Friday and another weekend is here again, good people.
How has your week been? I hope it’s been a great one. Or perhaps, it’s not so good. Well, like I always say, life is a roller coaster and everyone gets a fair share of everything in life. When it rains, it falls on every roof. Such is life. There is fire in every household but the only thing that’s different is the smoke. Every one faces one form of challenges. The difference might be the magnitude and the frequency of these unpleasant occurrences. Continue reading →
I found this assertion interesting. Something to ponder on…..!!!!
“. . . God is too busy making the sun come up and go down and watching so the moon floats just right in the sky to be concerned with colour. . . only man wants always that God should be there to condemn this one and save that one. Always it is man who wants to make heaven and hell. God is too busy training the bees to make honey and every morning opening up all the new flowers for business.” ― Bryce Courtenay, The Power of OneContinue reading →
Sometimes you begin to wonder if the people you surround yourself with still love you. You ask yourself why they no longer communicate like they used to. And you begin to imagine all kinds of reasons why they appear to have changed.
Often times, it’s not that these people don’t love you. No. The reason is likely to be far from that. Sometimes people are drowning in different challenges. Languishing in different traumatic situations. Going through relationships issues et al. Continue reading →