January is often considered the month for deep reflection. We look back at the year behind us, bemoaning our regrets and celebrating our successes. And then, we look forward to the future
On being human: You sometimes don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. But truth is, you knew what you had, you just never thought you’d lose it. We should learn to appreciate more, be more thankful, and love a little more… while we can.
Good or Bad person, it doesn’t really matter. People will judge you based on their own perception of you, influenced only marginally by others’ apparent perception of you. In the long run…
Regardless of how often others mention it, we hardly see what’s wrong with us until it hits us between the eyes.
Sometimes even I am tempted to say “Life’s not fair”, but knowing fully well, that that unfairness is to my advantage, I quickly pass the temptation on to another.
Tomorrow we’d look back on things we did today and wished we applied a little more wisdom, been a little more patient, and forgave a lot more. Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forward, hence, in hindsight, we all have perfect vision.
Adam could feed his wife while lying down by merely catching a dropping fruit; or while standing by stretching to pluck a fruit from a tree.
His accommodation was spacious, secure and endowed with & by nature, and all that at no cost.
He didn’t need to fill a wardrobe with clothes, nor was there need for makeup or gaudy jewellery.
And most importantly, he didn’t have to deal with complicated emotions that have evolved through fear, pain, and hardship for almost half a dozen millennia!
Talk about a lucky son-of-a-God!
Everyday, either from the successes or failures of other people, we learn. But we also have a choice not to, and to make our own mistakes instead.
Even though it is the destiny of all match sticks to be struck and lighted up, none would volunteer to be lit before it’s time.
Yule is the ancient name in the Germanic lunar calendar for a winter festival corresponding to December and January. Later, yule referred to the twelve-day holiday associated with the Feast of the