Living In The Now

Living In The NowSince the publication of Eckhart Tolle’s excellent best selling book The Power Of Now, concepts such as ‘living presently’, ‘living in the NOW’ and ‘living the moment’ have become much more prevalent in our society. There is nothing new about these concepts. They have been around for millennia.

For example, the Gospel writer Matthew attributes the following to Jesus

“Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself.”

But how many of us really understand what living ‘in the now’ means?

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Mallam Mukthar a hero of our time!

Mallam Mukthar is a school teacher who sacrificed his life for his students in Federal government College Birnin Yauri,Mallam Mukthar is a school teacher who sacrificed his life for his students in Federal government College Birnin Yauri, kebbi state.

He is the teacher that took himself to the bandits stating that the bandits should either release his students or take him along with his students which the bandits did.

He has been released with his students  after spending days with their captors. Continue reading “Mallam Mukthar a hero of our time!”

Which lesson from Socrates never ceases to impress you?

(This is a translation of Francesca Dalle’s answer )

Socrates had the reputation of being of great wisdom. One day someone came to visit him and said:

-You know what I just heard about your friend?- Wait a moment, replied Socrates, before you tell me, I would like to give you a test, that of the three sieves.- The three sieves?

– Before telling something about others, it Continue reading “Which lesson from Socrates never ceases to impress you?”

KEEP YOUR LEGS ACTIVE & STRONG!

▪️As we put on years and keep getting old on a daily basis , our feet must always remain active and strong. As we are constantly ageing / grow aged, we should not be afraid of our hair turning grey (or) skin sagging ( or) wrinkles on face.

▪️Among the signs of longevity, long fit life as summarized by the popular US Magazine
” Prevention “, strong leg muscles are listed on the top, as the most important and essential one. Please walk daily.
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THE MEDICINAL BENEFITS OF ONION.

The health benefits of onionsTHE MEDICINAL BENEFITS OF ONION:  Onion is one of the potent natural anti-biotics. It strengthens the immune system, thus helping to ward off common infections. For over 15 years, I have been recommending Onion for many sick people, and the results have been positive. Chew a small bulb of a raw onion every night. It’s as simple as that. As a starter, you may take half a bulb instead of one bulb and gradually increase it to one bulb.

Onion has been proven to lower harmful cholesterol level in Continue reading “THE MEDICINAL BENEFITS OF ONION.”

WHY I AM ENTERING THE MONASTERY IN 2021 By Miss Getchen Erlichman

Miss Gretchen Erlichman

WHY I AM ENTERING THE MONASTERY: We live in“ unprecedented times.” This oft-repeated phrase has not only made the headlines of the daily newspaper and graced the lips of many a newscaster but has also become an ever-present mantra of our everyday encounters. Unprecedented times” describes the bewildering conglomeration of political chaos, religious tensions, and a pandemic-ridden society.

Yet, it is precisely Continue reading “WHY I AM ENTERING THE MONASTERY IN 2021 By Miss Getchen Erlichman”

DONALD TRUMP: A TRAGIC HERO?

“A proud man is always looking down on things and people;
and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that
is above you.” ― C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

The quote above caught my attention, while I reflected on the
presidency of Donald Trump whose rise to power came to a tragic/controversial end after four years, thereby setting a tragic unprecedented history that might take generations to break, if at all.

I am not used to writing on western politics, and governance,
this is because it appears everything I do or say is Nigeria in particular and
Africa in general. More so, as the biblical saying goes, “Only Continue reading “DONALD TRUMP: A TRAGIC HERO?”

Honesty and Self-Respect are the Most Precious of all Diamonds

What is Honesty and Self-Respect?  The story below will tell us what it is.

A Merchant wanted to purchase a gorgeous camel in the market and after spotting one, he began to settle for it with the seller!
There was a long bargain between the merchant and the camel seller, and finally the merchant bought the camel and took it home!

On reaching home, the merchant called his servant to Continue reading “Honesty and Self-Respect are the Most Precious of all Diamonds”

PRESIDENT BUHARI’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH NIGER REPUBLIC: A BETRAYAL OF TRUST?

“There is a difference between playing and playing game. The former is an act of joy, the latter an act” (Joy Nazarian).

President Muhammadu Buhari’s keen interest in Niger Republic may have metamorphosed into an ungodly romance; an indication that pretense has a way of uncovering itself. This is because, pretense is like a Continue reading “PRESIDENT BUHARI’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH NIGER REPUBLIC: A BETRAYAL OF TRUST?”

POSITIVE THINGS RESTRUCTURING NIGERIA WILL BRING! – FOREIGN DIPLOMAT REVEALS

If Nigeria restructured into provinces –
1) Northern Province
2) 2) Middle Belt Province
3) 3) Oduduwa Province
4) 4) Eastern Province
5) 5) Niger Delta Province (Atlantic)
6) Then Central Government at FCT.
10 positive things that would happen within 5 years
(primarily due to inter-province competition)

1. The first province to experience economic explosion would obviously be the Western Province. The Oduduwua Master plan will be revealed. There would be Continue reading “POSITIVE THINGS RESTRUCTURING NIGERIA WILL BRING! – FOREIGN DIPLOMAT REVEALS”