Tips to Walk Away from a Fight

Tips to Walk Away from a Fight The world today is much different from the world of yesterday. It is plagued with violence with people bullying others mercilessly, killing them if they provoke them. However, the location for violent outbursts is not just the school or the house, as it can happen almost anywhere. The key for individuals suffering the taunts of a person prone to violence is to remain his/her calm. They need to keep the individual from lashing out at them violently is by doing the following things to walk away from it: Trick #1:  Do Not Care If someone approaches you to start up a fight, let him/her shout at you. They want to aggravate you so you will raise your hand or your voice, giving them a chance to strike you violently. If a person with a destructive personality comes up to you, you need to>>>

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Why You’re Failing at Character?

Why You’re Failing at Character? Your flaws are what makes you unique and stand out. However, not all flaws should be flaunted or boasted about. Some flaws can use a little bit of improvement here and there. Don’t get us wrong, we don’t want you to be perfect, because let’s face it, perfection is a façade. No one can achieve optimal perfection, but with a little practice, you can certainly get close to it. All it takes is for you to address your character flaws and find ways to improve on them. At times, it may frustrate you when they keep popping up, but overtime, you will be able to limit their invitation. The funny thing is that some people may not even realize that they have a certain flaw, until someone points it out. Whatever you do, don’t get your guns out, but take it with stride and try>>>

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An Astronaut’s Guide to Optimism. What’s your resolution?

An Astronaut’s Guide to Optimism. What’s your resolution? If you’re looking a new perspective on the world in 2015 who better to provide it than a man that’s literally seen the big picture. In Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield’s latest video, filmed in Dublin, he reflects on the state of the world and he’s pretty optimistic about the future. “Our world is not as bad a place as we often feel it to be. It is easy to look to the future and lament how far there is left to go, but sometimes it is helpful to stop and reflect on just how far we’ve come. “This New Years, my resolution is to help make our world a better place. What’s yours?” Here’s to the year ahead and more words of wisdom and optimism. “It is the possibility that keeps me going, and though you may call me a dreamer or>>>

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Story of Appreciation

  Story of Appreciation One young academically excellent person went to apply for a managerial position in a big company. He passed the first interview, the director did the last interview, made the last decision. The director discovered from the CV that the youth’s academic achievements were excellent all the way, from the secondary school until the postgraduate research, never had a year when he did not score good grades. The director asked, “Did you obtain any scholarships in school?” the youth answered “None.” The director asked, ” Was it your father who paid for your school fees?” The youth answered, “My father passed away when I was one year old, it was my mother who paid for my school fees.” The director asked, “Where did your mother work?” The youth answered, “My mother worked as clothes cleaner.” The director requested the youth to show his hands. The youth showed>>>

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My Trip to Burundi AFRICA

My Trip to Burundi AFRICA   adults had a full medical check and all the data was recorded into their own personal record folders. To date, this had not been done so this was a ground breaking trip. To Dr Scott and Nurse Pam the children of Homes of Hope say “Morakoze Chaney” (Thank you very much) The team consisted of a Doctor, a nurse, a financial adviser (That’s me @RichardBejah), a Pastor, a mechanic, a young lady with a HUGE heart for kids, 2 teenagers and team leader Ted Bosveld. A varied team of people but all with one passion to make a difference in this broken world we live in, One child at a time. Villages of Life:  Tasmanian Ted Bosveld initiated the Burundi Villages of Life program in order to fulfil his vision to build villages, each consisting of 15 houses that will house 15 widows and>>>

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What a GREAT time in LIFE

What a GREAT time in LIFE The other day a young person asked me how I felt about being old. I was taken aback, for I do not think of myself as old. Upon seeing my reaction, she was immediately embarrassed, but I explained that it was an interesting question, and I would ponder it, and let her know.   Old Age, I decided, is a gift.  I am now, probably for the first time in my life, the person I have always wanted to be.  Oh, not my body!  I sometime despair over my body, the wrinkles, the baggy eyes, and the sagging butt.  And often I am taken aback by that old person that lives in my mirror (who looks like my mother!), but I don’t agonize over those things for long. I would never trade my amazing friends, my wonderful life, my loving family for less gray>>>

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Villages of Life

Villages Of LIFE The Vision Through donations corporation, schools, churches and families the vision is to build villages consisting of 15 houses which will house 15 widows and approx 90 orphans. Each house will have 6 orphans and a house mum/parent which will give a great sense of family where there once was none. A school for 300 students servicing the orphan village and the surrounding population creating integration, a TAFE workshop for carpentry, metalwork and sewing and a medical centre. All the building material will be sourced locally boosting the local economy. The building will be done by the local work force creating much needed employment. This also helps to avoid jealousy within the surrounding community Villages of Life is a Non Government Organization (NGO) and is the bricks and mortar component of the vision. Youth for Christ Burundi is there to provide for the emotional, spiritual and everyday needs>>>

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