Monday, April 30, 2012
You might be better equipped, bigger and stronger. Your desire to win may even be pretty big. You just better hope that your opponents desire not to lose to you, is not as big as your desire to beat him. For in the end a staunch defense can inevitably lead to victory.
Saturday, April 28, 2012
A shepherd is evaluated by the condition and well being of his flock. No one cares how good he looks or if his sheep-call is loud and melodic. The physical and mental condition of his flock determines the quality of their wool. What's the use of having a lot of torn up, sad and sick sheep? Tend the few you have and produce good wool.
Friday, April 27, 2012
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Too many of us want to heal from our bleeding stitched wounds without sporting any scars. We tend to be worried about how we will look rather than the fact that we are healed. Scars are important reminders of the experiences we never want to have again.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The reason roses have thorns is that people tend not to just appreciate their beauty at a distance. We are prone to pluck, cut, and disfigure in our bid to enjoy their beauty. The deterrent of bodily harm rarely stops a person bent on possession.
Monday, April 23, 2012
When your injured heart calloused with the marks of sustained injury screams in anger is the best time to forgive. It starts with lowering the bottle of poison from your lips and relieving yourself of the pressure to kill your soul. You have no choice, because usually most of the injuries that require forgiveness are self inflicted.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Thursday, April 19, 2012
When comparing yourself to others, be sure that you are on the same metric system. For what may seem like centimeters to you may be inches for someone else. The few pounds they may have amassed may translate to kilograms. Never judge the feet of success, using your meter rule.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Some people are like aggressive drivers in heavy traffic. They cut people off, flip their fingers, roll down their windows and shout obscenities in the mad dash to their destination. Only to arrive and find that in order for the party to start; they have to wait on the very people they have cursed, flipped and cut off to get there.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Some will call dogged resilience in the face of insurmountable odds, resilience. Others look upon failure with a face etched in perseverance and muscles knotted in exertion only to merit another try. I simply call it having the faith to treat things that aren't as if they are.
Friday, April 13, 2012
There are some people whose life's greatest moments will be to tell of how they were with you when you did what you did. Their singular life purpose is to be part of something they could never do themselves. Modern days they call them posse' or an entourage. Once upon a time, they were called disciples.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
I long came to the conclusion that sometimes, unbridled courage, stubbornness and unfettered arrogance mask the insecurities of a person with significant trauma. What initially appears to be an offensive onslaught is really a defensive posture to inhibit a repetition of past injury.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The foundation of your character should not tied into the verbal merits and views of people who treat your feelings as mules for their ego and foot-stools as they pursue self importance. Leave them to their ruin -fold your garments neatly- as you pack your suitcase in haste on your journey of self realization.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Your struggle, that very thing which you believe you are enduring in private, is actually a public spectacle. The exertion of your efforts, the sweat of your perseverance is all being observed with keen interest. People follow you without your knowledge and admire you without your consent. Your testimony is never an orphan and the victory is in being able to survive to tell it.
Monday, April 9, 2012
Stop living in past glory! Yes you were this, and yes you were that. We all know what you did, who you did it with and how you did it. We remember what you were about and just how much people said about you and the fact that you reveled in it. Can't deny that you were THAT and we won't start to now. However, the simple question is, "WHO ARE YOU NOW?"
Thursday, April 5, 2012
I will never abandon you. Even when the road is rough and things get tough I will be by your side. We will weather all the obstacles in our path. Your people, will be my people, your enemies, my enemies. I will stand if only to cover your fallen body. Should the enemy overtake us and cause us to fall; I will protect you with my life, sword in hand engaged in mortal combat. I will turn my weakness into strength and push, while you pull. I will scale any precipice with you, ropes hitched and tethered together, free climbing the mountain of destiny. Should you fall, I will go with you if only to remember in that fleeting moment that we can fly.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Friendship does not yield to circumstance nor does it vacillate when challenged. It is committed and assured even if non-responsive. It requires very few words and knows no distance. Times only effect is to strengthen it. Keep your friends!