As has become a habit, at the start of every month, I write how I want my Word of The Year (WOTY) – Flow – to translate into action for the month and choose a theme accordingly. Last month, I also shared how I’m going to align this with one of the 5 principles I […]
The Most Significant Testimony
I love the words of Joseph Jean Lanza del Vasto in his Warriors Of Peace, says that living a life in which there is nonviolence or unfairness.…is the most significant testimony in favour of nonviolence. Nonviolence, justice, compassion, fairness, authenticity, love …..Living an ordinary life based on these may be difficult but it’s the only […]
A Lack Of Gratitude?
We often take the privileges and pleasures we enjoy for granted and are quick to grumble and curse. Could we be suffering from a lack of gratitude? A Lack Of Gratitude? We don’t get running water at our place. Water is released every third day by the housing complex authorities, and we store it in […]
Always Be Kind
While I remind myself to always be kind, I must confess that it’s something I struggle with at times. Remember, that phrase ‘Don’t take my kindness for weakness’? I’m afraid to be taken advantage of. There are plenty of scammers who prey on people’s kindness. I remember, these little children (probably part of a syndicate) […]
The Little Survivors?
Do we call them the little survivors or the little victims? I leave you to judge. The Little Survivors? She seemed to be only ten years old and begging outside the shop we went in to. There was a little boy begging too. They approached us and José gave them a few coins each. The […]