The Power of Positive Thinking

  The Power of Positive Thinking ‘’The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.’’ ~ John Milton On 24th December 2007, St. John’s Memorial Hospital was buzzing with news of Ward No. 5’s recovery. Despite it being Christmas Eve, the nurses and doctors alike were seen running over to congratulate the doctor.  Everyone wished to witness this Christmas miracle before they headed home. What was this miracle you ask? Well, it all began on a fateful May morning… On the surface, it had been just another day for Margaret Marshall. She was running around the house searching for her bags and books. Her mother was calling her for breakfast and she could already see the school bus getting smaller from her window. ‘’Are you running late again, magpie?’’ asked her Mrs. Marshall, as she peeked out from her room. ‘’>>>

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Give Respect to Earn Respect

Give Respect to Earn Respect Once upon a time, a mighty lioness lived in a jungle. The lioness was feared by all the animals. The giraffes would run at the sight of the lioness, zebra and antelope would gallop at her name and even snappy crocodiles steer clear of her. One day, a tiny mouse was running in the tall grass of the jungle when he bumped into the lioness. She was sleeping and immediately woke up when she felt something tickling her nose. The mouse has accidentally scampered onto her face! The lioness roared in anger, “How dare you!” and was about to swipe the mouse with a deadly blow when he begged, “My mighty queen, forgive me! I was running through the tall grass, searching for scraps to eat, I did not see you. I never meant to run onto your nose and disturb your sleep.” The lioness>>>

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What Life Lessons Can You Learn from Harry Potter?

What Life Lessons Can You Learn from Harry Potter? When you step into the world of Harry Potter, your imagination takes over and you find yourself as a student in Hogwarts, the magical we all wanted to go to when we were young. In fact, like most diehard Harry Potter fans, you probably waiting anxiously for the letter from Hogwarts, only disappointing yourself when it didn’t. All we know is the people who grew up reading Harry Potter took away with them priceless entwined in the plot. Some of the lessons that Harry and his friends taught us were: 1.     Don’t Live in the Past, Live in the Present Don’t live in the past, live in the present, as the past is unchangeable, but the future is yet to be made. Harry Potter, the boy wonder, could have lived the rest of his life under the cupboard of the his>>>

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10 Compelling Reasons Why You Need Character

10 Compelling Reasons Why You Need Character Character is synonymous with moral strength and integrity. She is that way of life that makes relating with people easy. She is the quality of behavior exhibited by an individual that differentiates him or her from the other people around. She is the only virtue that cannot be stolen from a person. We shall consider the reasons why character is so important and indispensable. Character makes she possible for people to believe in you no matter the situation because you are known to stand on what you have said. They have a special trust in you that cannot be shared with others. By lying or breaking a promise, you hurt other people and in return, you lose their respect. Character is a virtue that is needed for great achievement by individuals, family and as a nation. Since everyone desires success, she is therefore>>>

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Be humble, love and respect those around you

                Be humble, love and respect those around you John worked at a meat processing and distribution factory. One day, when he finished his work schedule, he went to the cold room (freezer) to inspect something but in a moment of bad luck, the door closed and he was locked inside with no help in sight. Although he screamed and knocked with all his might, his cries went unheard as no one could hear him. Most of the workers had already gone, and outside the cold room it’s impossible to hear what was going on inside. A few hours later, whilst John was  on the verge of death, the security guard of the factory eventually opened the door and saved him. John thanked the security guard and asked him what he came to do there as it wasn’t a part of his work routine. The security guard replied:   “I’ve been working>>>

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