Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Nothing in life is as discouraging as life’s unanticipated blows. It forces you to take a look at yourself from the outside looking in. I find such reflective times drastic in the sense that is when genuine growth is cultivated. When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask With wrong … Continue reading Contemplations – Book of James IV
Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness
Faith in action Photo by Gabriel Jimenez on Unsplash Lately, I’ve had the opportunity to dig deeper in The Word, particularly in the prolific teachings of James. Poetic and eloquent he was. The magnitude of wit embodied in his epistles is invigorating. The Holy Ghost was infused in him. Over the past year, I have grown fond of … Continue reading Contemplations – Book of James II
Information is vital.
I will extol the Lord at all times; his praise will always be on my lips
The moment one accepts that a risk-free life is impossible is when he awakens his vigor to embark on uncharted avenues.
Embedded within each creation, there lies an omnipresent higher power, a power far too unfathomable for our humanistic minds.
Wisdom flourishes by practicing life principles.
Man thrives by the principles he holds dear in his heart
If you don't know where you come from, you surely won't know where you're headed
A POEM ON SELF-EXPRESSION AND CREATIVITY
FINDING MY WAY
A POEM ABOUT HOPE FROM THE UNRELEASED ARCHIVES
I am honored to be nominated for this award, it definitely inspires me to aspire into becoming the best version of me that I know I can be. I am grateful to have been nominated by Geraldine. I highly recommend checking out her blog. Through her uplifting and delightful stories, she inspires her readers to … Continue reading The Blogger Recognition Award
A poem about faith from the Unreleased Archives
REFLECTIVE POEM OF AN INTROVERT
https://www.history.com/news/african-prince-slavery-abdulrahman-ibrahim-ibn-sori Man thrives by the principles he holds dear in his heart. It is those principles that equip a man with an unwavering attitude to aspire to be his truest self. I know it has been quite a while since I have featured another piece of What I wish I would have learned in school; these … Continue reading The Extraordinary Tale of Abdulrahman Ibrahim Ibn Sori
Out of the wellspring of ethereal thoughts, I stumbled upon these convictions which I hold to be self-evident inspired by the celestial flow at work, I move forward, locked-in Shedding off what don’t refresh my soul Now is the time to, Plan for tomorrow and live for the moment Time is of the essence, And … Continue reading Wellspring
Why is optimism often regarded as a trivial attribute?
happiness is a transitory state that comes in tides...
The legend of Gaspar Yanga is a story of emerging triumph amidst hardship and oppression. It is a story that is not widely recognized or perpetuated among our modern culture.
2020 is proving to be a trialing year on all aspects of life, it is rapidly draining people’s sources of hope, purpose, and meaning. In this blog, we discuss about the importance of embracing one’s peculiarity in times of crisis. It is through this perseverance that an individual is able to witness the hidden potential … Continue reading The Importance of Embracing Your Peculiarity in Times of Crisis
As the second half of 2020 is upon us, I found it imminent to take the time to reflect on how the year is going so far. Upon my review, I am skeptical that anyone would have surely known that this year would be a year of perpetuating crises each week. Needless to say, this … Continue reading You Have The Power To Activate Your Gifts
July is upon us, and this year is racing on its own pace. It seems as if life is rolling on fast forward, I am truly astonished by how fast this year is flying by. Despite of all that has happened, July still remains to me an important month for many reasons. Needless to say, … Continue reading The Keys to Unleashing Your Potential
On a sunny Tuesday afternoon, As I sat on that bench glaring into the stillness of the lake, Resonating to soothing tunes of nature, breathing in the fresh air, A revelation came up to me and it goes like this… A lion is as strong its pride, For lions never hunt alone Under one accord, they proceed … Continue reading Attitude
Lately it seems that peace and quiet are rare commodities; this year started off in an unexpected way, and distractions are persistently arising. In fact, it seems like every week there is a new problem, new natural disaster, or even the recent uprisings regarding the unjust oppression imposed on black people. Despite the numerous tragedies, … Continue reading The Power of Silence
“Help!!, Help!!, I can’t breathe… Mama! Mama! Mama…” Those were his last words Head pinned against the pavement Gasping for his last breath of fresh air He unwillingly submits to his predator What he do to deserve this kind of treatment Fate of another misunderstood sun-kissed child How many times is it going to take? … Continue reading Vuka
As I am sipping on this lovely cup of tea, I found it imminent to share my thoughts on attitude, especially with how volatile our global-current situation is. I am firmly convinced that a positive attitude breeds the essential aptitudes to navigate through life’s hard winds. It wasn’t long ago until it became apparent to me how … Continue reading The Keys To Transforming Your Life
Ever heard of the saying “the hardest thing is the right thing”; I am technically not sure how it goes but I wanted to emphasize on how decision-making is an indispensable skill to sharpen in our daily tasks, which can sometimes be overwhelming. From the time a person begins his day, he is faced with … Continue reading Push Beyond Your Expectations
So much has happened this year and we are barely finishing the third month. Looking back on it, I am truly astounded by the vast number of events that have taken place, which typically would have amassed to a whole year. Media outlets have been bombarding us with repetitious information that further promotes an agenda … Continue reading Fetch Your Life
Lake Superior, Copper Harbor (MI). In the midst of these fearmongering tactics, I cannot afford to hold or subdue the ongoing thoughts in my mind. It seems that in a time where we should be fostering unity and love, the media is misleading the masses into submitting to fear while failing to understand that a … Continue reading Shine On…
What is a thought?... well, Britannica claims that “it is a covert symbolic response to stimuli that is either intrinsic or extrinsic. Thought, or thinking, is considered to mediate between inner activity and external stimuli”. I have always been a firm believer in positivity; believing in the idea of making an effort to find the light in … Continue reading A Penny for Thoughts
I am astounded by how fast this year flew by. As I reflect back at the encompassing circumstances that I have endured, I feel gratitude and joy because that experience enabled me to foresee my growth and aspire for greater things in life. These are some of the cherished lessons I learned throughout this year. … Continue reading Lessons of 2019
Lately, I have been on a quest to find answers about life and happiness. Throughout this year, I realized that I was unconsciously going through the motions in regard to my self-growth and contentment of life. There is no worse feeling than reflecting at your life and feeling stuck as if you were out of … Continue reading The Key to Finding Your Routine