YOU ARE STRONGER THAN YOU KNOW

Do not look back at your past; the past has no significance with your present moment. Those experiences you went through had a purpose, and that purpose was to clarify your ideas and plans. The past was therefore useful, it…

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WHY ARE WE HERE ON EARTH

As early as I can remember, I have always pondered the reason for my existence. The thought first occurred to me when I was about 9 years old. At that time, my immediate elder brother, Henry, had just died…

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THE BLANK CHEQUE

Nobody is born with a label of poverty, failure, or misfortune. We chose our paths as we mature into adulthood. If you took interest in medicine you became a doctor, if you love the arts you became a musician…

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DIVINE GUIDANCE

In the Holy Quran we read in al-Baqarah  2: 269: “Whoever is granted wisdom has indeed been granted abundant wealth” 

Oftentimes wisdom is perceived to be a gift endowed only to a select few, but it is not…

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THERE IS POWER WITHIN YOU

Often people consider the concept of spirituality mystical; I find it amusing because we all indulge in spiritual practices every day, however, most times unconsciously. That you take some time to ponder an idea before executing it, or you…

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YOUR TOMORROW LOOKS GREAT

Many times we break down and cry, blaming people, 

circumstances, and situations for our misfortunes, but our 

unfolding lies in the agitations resulting from our problems and 

challenges. Ask the oyster how she makes such beautiful…

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DIFFICULT TIMES DON'T LAST

Sometimes we forget who we really are; we forget the great battles we have won. When little trouble or some adverse condition appear in our lives, we scuttle for cover, forgetting we are great warriors and heroes. We must…

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Giving: A Principle and a Command

If anyone asks of you anything, money, physical item or a service, give. Never hesitate, deny, or hold back. Even if it is a little you can afford, just give. Never complain or explain why you cannot. Your refusal…

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LIVE IN THE NOW

In the scriptures, we read " Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him" This statement took on a different meaning…

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WE CHOOSE OUR PATH IN LIFE

I watched a teenage child move out of the family home the other day; she said she was old enough to fend for herself. I laughed, because it reminded me of my own experience when I moved out of…

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WOMEN...WE LOVE AND ADORE YOU

A dedication to the women in our lives.

I am sure most of us celebrated mother’s day two Sundays ago. While it is an annual ceremony, for some people it is just one of those days of celebration…

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A PURPOSEFUL LIFE

When we have nothing to live for, our lives become a burden to ourselves as well as to others. However, everyone has something to live for; our dreams and aspirations, our creative ideas and expressions, our loved ones, all represent…

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