The Wicked Stepmother Cinderella

The Wicked Stepmother CinderellaThere is a story boy whose mother is died when he was still tender, leaving him and his father. After a few years, the man married another woman with two children. This woman became very hostile to her stepson. She subjected him to lots of hardship and starved him often. He will make him do all the house chores while her children do nothing. The story of this wicked stepmother Cinderella is an evil woman per excellence.

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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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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.

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

Honesty and Self-Respect are the Most Precious of all DiamondsWhat 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!

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LIFE IS DEEP, EVERYBODY IS IMPORTANT

A mad man handed his cheque to a bank teller and said, “I would like to withdraw N5000. ”The Male teller told the mad man “For withdrawals less than N10,000, please use the ATM”.

The mad man then asked, “Why?” The teller irritably told the mad man, “These are rules. Please leave if there is no other matter. There is a queue behind you.” the teller then returned the cheque to the mad man.

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On The Shoulders Of Each Other

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On The Shoulders Of Each Other
Football stars, in fact, all the stars of various sports, we made them who they are.
Premier league, LALIGA, Serie A were suspended. This year’s Wimbledon (The most prestigious Tennis competition annually played in the UK) was cancelled. The ‘almighty’ Olympic games has also been cancelled this year.
Do you know what this means?
Many people have loss Millions of dollars because with Coronavirus still not contained, there will be no spectators. If there are no spectators, nobody will buy tickets, nobody will sell tickets.

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The Praying Hands

 

The Praying Hands
The story of The Praying Hands: Back in the fifteenth century, in a tiny village near Nuremberg, lived a family with eighteen children. Eighteen! In order merely to keep food on the table for this mob, the father and head of the household, a goldsmith by profession, worked almost eighteen hours a day at his trade and any other paying chore he could find in the neighborhood.
Despite their seemingly hopeless condition, two of Albrecht Durer the Elder’s children had a dream. They both wanted to pursue their talent for art, but they knew full well that their father would never be financially able to send either of them to Nuremberg to study at the Academy.

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The Beauty and Mystery of Love from a wise Elder

The Beauty and Mystery of Love  from a wise Elder

Words of encouragement are there to motivate and inspire us, below is another words of inspiration termed, The Beauty and Mystery of Love from a wise Elder.

It hurts to love someone and not be loved in return but what is more painful is to love someone and never find the courage to let that person know how you feel.

Maybe God wants us to meet a few wrong people before meeting the right one so that when we finally meet the right person we will know how to be grateful for the gift.
Love is when you take away the feeling of the romance in the relationship but you still care for that person.
A sad thing in life is when you meet someone who means a lot to you only to find out in the end that it was never meant to be and you just have to let go.

 

When the door of happiness closes another opens, but often times we look so long at the closed door that we don’t see the one which has been opened for us.

 

The best kind of friend is the kind you can just be with, never say a word and then walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you’ve ever had.

 

It is true that we don’t know what we’ve got until we lose it but it is also true that we don’t know what we have been missing until it arrives.
Giving someone all your love is never an assurance that they love you back. Don’t expect love in return, just wait for it to grow in their heart but, if it doesn’t, be content it grew in yours.
There are things you’d love to hear that you would never hear from the person whom you would like to hear them from but don’t be so deaf as not to hear it from the one who says it from their heart.

Never say good bye if you still want to try. Never give up if you still feel you can go on. Never say you don’t love a person anymore if you can’t let go.
Love comes to those who still hope, although they have been disappointed. To those who still believe, although they have been betrayed.

To those who still need to love, although they have been hurt before and to those that have the courage and faith to build trust again.
It takes only a minute to get a crush on someone, an hour to like someone and a day to love someone, but it takes a lifetime to forget someone.

 

Don’t go for looks, they can deceive. Don’t go for wealth, even that fades away. Go for someone who makes you smile because it takes only a smile to make a dark day seem bright. This is indeed The Beauty and Mystery of Love from a wise Elder.

 

 

 

 

 

HAPPINESS IS FACTORY FITTED

HAPPINESS IS FACTORY FITTED

Some of the most profound lessons I had learnt in life came from my interactions with children and the probing questions they asked. That was the case on this Sunday. I was approached after Mass by a little girl. What I recall about her was that she was smart, bold, confident and precocious. She said to me, ‘Please Fr. I need you to do me a favour. I need you to pray for my parents to become as rich as our neighbour, so that my daddy too can be happy. I love daddy but he is not always happy’. Need I say I was shocked? Just as I was about to engage her in a
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If You Want More Love in the World, Create More Love in Your Heart!

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If you want more love in the world, create more love in your heart. If you want more competence in your team, improve your competence. This applies to all everything in all aspect of life.
A son and his father were walking on the mountains. Suddenly, his son falls, hurts himself and screams: AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!! To his surprise, he hears the voice repeating somewhere in the mountain: AAAhhhhhhhhhhh. Curious, he yells, “who are you?” He receives the answer, “who are you?” and then he screams to the mountain, ” I admire you!” and the voice answers, “I admires you! “

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