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Happy Friends.

Friends are very important in our daily lives, hidden treasures which cannot be found at the push of a button (easily) but lost unpredictable. Most of them are responsible for our SHINING and our BLURRY.  Through mounting rigid mountains we get most-support from our companions.

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Tona Rehema(L)and Tina Adraska(R). My best friends.

 

 

Since our girl and boyhood, we had a myriad of friends, but currently, if asked to evaluate you can be stunned by the number of friends you keep in touch with.

Why do they come and go? That’s the question you can ask yourself and never get a satisfying response.

To turn the clock back, I was chatting with my old friend, TONA Rehema, In-spite-of being an ideal conversation, we never found the answer to the above question.

I was optimistic about fishing the answer through her ocean of meaningful words but the curtain fell on our internet (Poor internet of LDC’s)

As young people of this era of  the world blinded with science and technology , we should learn how to appreciate few friends that we have, to thank them for the little they have achieved because ‘’those who move mountains, started on small stones’’.

We should not wait for some people to make our lives better; YOU alone can achieve great things though it demands great dreams. Worry not on friends who have gone, worry about people who keep you in their count of friends.

Turn back, because you still have them, wish them the best in life, merry Christmas and New Year inclusive. Include them in your basket of friends too.

The reason why friends come and go, it is because of  YOU, who don’t turn to them in time.

‘’He Who Don’t Turn To Folks in Time, Time Turn Him Torn-Apart’’

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According to Jordan Sparks’ song, One Step at a Time, there is no need to rush through life, things will happen when they are supposed to happen. Step by step, you can achieve your desired goals and dreams, discover your true purpose in life and above all, make a better place, not just for you, but other people too. Different people, mostly parents, teachers, mentors and even friends, encourage us to aim higher and whereas that is good, they don’t mean rise before our time.

Some people are lucky and succeed in fields they never even dreamed they would be in, but too much ambition can be a bad thing, especially when you make things like money or fame a priority.

Ambition can be a virtue when it drives you to excel, but not when it threatens to tear you apart. Most teens are blinded by the lifestyle of their favorite celebrities. What you need to know is that there is a price to pay for that kind of luxury.

They too (celebrities) get caught up in all the glitz and glamour and if you do not have your feet firmly screwed to the ground, that kind of fame can be disastrous. Ask yourself, how did this person get to this point? Did they build a strong foundation for their achievements? Or is it simply nothing more than making all the money they can?

Some artists have strongly cemented their reputation as one hit wonders. Every country in every corner of the world sang along to the song and most phones were proud to call it their caller tune. Take Korean superstar PSY, for example. His ‘Gangnam Style’ song is now officially the most watched video on YouTube in the network’s history! Is he the type that takes his career seriously and wants to inspire young women and men? Maybe…maybe not.

The point is, people like PSY, who come out of nowhere, most likely didn’t build their lives one step at a time and that is what leads to their career decline.

We need to first construct the way to our goals, then climb up one foot at a time and not just fly there – that is a strongest foundation, the one no man or even Mother Nature can break – the foundation that starts from the roots; the one we planted, the one we dreamed and the one we vowed to fulfill.

Do not be blinded by the highlights of material success but rather build yourself as an honest, noble, hardworking, determined, positive thinking and helpful individual. Believe me, all the success in the world will never be worth anything if the most important virtues are nonexistent.

My acknowledgement goes to Dennis AGABA who inspired me in this piece.

Image  As I was reading through various articles from our local newspaper I read a piece where someone was talking about this little boy with enormous anger,and I know that people are ruined up by unnecessary anger in their daily lives.Here it goes…

There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence.

The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence. Over the next few weeks, as he learned to control his anger, the number of nails hammered daily gradually dwindled down. He discovered it was easier to hold his temper than to drive those nails into the fence….

Finally the day came when the boy didn’t lose his temper at all. He told his father about it and the father suggested that the boy now pull out one nail for each day that he was able to hold his temper. The day passed and the young boy was finally able to tell his father that all the nails were gone. The father took his son by the hand and led him to the fence. He said, “You have done well, my son, but look at the holes in the fence.”

The fence will never be the same. When you say things in anger, they leave a scar just like this one. You can put a knife in a man and draw it out. It won’t matter how many times you say I’m sorry, the wound is still there. A verbal wound is as bad as a physical one.

Friends and loved ones are a very rare jewel, indeed. They make you smile and encourage you to succeed. They lend an ear, they share a word of praise, and they always want to open their hearts to us. Water your relationships with kindness… and they will grow. So be careful little lips what you say…! And you won’t chase friendships away.

Recently, I was chasing lugambo with my mother on how some families totem animals more than the love they extend to almighty.

I know that there are some friends and bloggers who follow me dwelling overseas.I would love to let them know that this piece is based on our African culture of myths.

We pushed the talk; she was convincing me that we should give out the dog we own. My heart almost bled, because Samba Simba has

been home for long, even my sister’s birth found Simba enjoying home-bones.

The debate ended when my head was still around to refuse but we fall in agreement that Mr.2013 will not find Samba Simba alive. ”A conc-christian family should own a dog for protection or believe in God only.” Stated our motion.

In addition to that, Simba should rest in peace this or the next month. Normally, when Christmas and New Year festival are

knocking on the door many do not respond, because of being too far from the living earth. Am talking about the unpleasant place, where no sound is heard neither               a shadow is seen.

I have been keenly following news through various media but headlines and breaking In the heart of Africa, Rwanda, we always joke around about how Jaguar buses fall apart during Christmas times and what comes across your ears is ‘amatangazo yo kubika.’(Death notices)news of dying people can’t miss out. In Rumania people are dying at a daily basis due to earthquake.

In our polite language, we have plenty euphemisms, we say that God has called someone meaning that he has died.

I therefore, propagate to you earlier that you should take much care when travelling down roads to home blocks or vice versa. It’s paramount, if possible, to ask for the ‘control technique’ license to verify if the bus is dynamic and in good conditions.

The world still needs your attraction, don’t go too soon. Remember to pray unceasingly because God is topping up his airtime to call many people in these two months, which is not bad by the way.

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t is not longtime that I have decided to write about this two friends of mine. Their tale of great woe inspired my free mind of thoughts as far as love story are concerned.

Cynthia was slim and kind of short, she wasn’t too dark-skin, her eyes had an attractive looking and she was pretty to those who could stare. Her hair was always disorganized in an organized way which could give her the

conc-african beauty.

On the other side of the coin, Ivan was calm, gentle, free and a legend in soccer. His words were few and precise. Proverbs, sayings and endless jokes could seldom miss in his conversation. He used to speak when it is necessary though he was young, free but not wild.

At the kick-off of this academic year, Ivan had joined grade 11 to the school at which Cynthia had spent one year and this year was her second. Miraculously, they found themselves in the same class but remember, none knew the other.

As the days went by, Ivan began to fix his sight on her which brought emotions to his heart. Unluckily, if she could miss class, Ivan could experience semi heart- attacks. Before, Ivan had someone he extremely loved, due to the fact that after their break out, his life turned mysteriously; he decided not to love again in his youthful life.

However, this year, it was like a nightmare to fall in love again. At the end of second term, they began charting, but during their chart it seemed that tremors were taking place under Ivan’s footsteps.

More often, Cynthia used to cheer up Ivan during soccer games though they were not in the same sports house. It was not understandable to some peers and school teachers, how she could jubilate when her team is sweetly beaten and lifted up. Gradually, they realized what was beeping around the corner. After any general school meeting they could descend to classroom arm in arm like Jack and Rose.

Coming to holidays, they were more than comrades but, about the love which was haunting in them, none breathed it out. More calls were received trans-night, the morning alarm was Cynthia’s message to Ivan, the bed time story, ‘’guess what’’ it was vice versa. They used to meet down the road but home visiting was not yet in schedule.

This was due to the pretext that her mother was not living with her for good number of years, her dad never wished her to hangout for long but taking care of her little siblings.

The last term of grade 11 never delayed to step in. In the whole school campus people knew and predicted their love. Indeed, it was splendid to see them sharing romantic and screaming their heads off. They use to foresee how they will treat and smash lives after finishing high school, by visiting most liked places, beautiful spots and hang-out for soccer games and so forth.

In the midterm, Cynthia was seldom spending week-ends at campus, for the reason we didn’t know but they used to hold their talk in a calm mood. However, they were enveloped with love. One sunny day which was a Friday a drastfull news came in the school ,when Cynthia was from home that <<her mother decided to take her to Canada for further studies>>  it was too fast for her to go, ‘’it wasn’t supposed to be like that’’ screamed Ivan. It was painful in many hearts of school mates and friends. Ivan’s eyes turned red-hot like burning charcoal and he was hastily grinding his teeth.

On  Saturday, they met after a rough experience on both sides. ‘‘How are you doing, I know it’s not fine.’’ said Ivan calmly. After hearing his voice and looking into his eyes, she shaded tears for quit long. Her head was lying on Ivan’s laps and his hand was holding her right chick, another on the waist. After a moment of silence, he handed over a letter to her. ‘‘read it alone, and keep it for remembrance.’’ said Ivan.

Sunday evening, she was supposed to departure and leave Ivan forever, same day in the morning, they sat in the main hall for the last chart (perhaps).He asked her a hilarious question, ‘’Anyway it seems it is the end of our journey, but I should know if you love me.’’ ‘’I love you and I will always.’’ Cynthia replied. Ivan said ’’ why didn’t you tell me’’. Cynthia said that she wanted to protect herself, because she wasn’t sure if he could respond positively.

It was interesting and funny to tell someone that you love her when she is gone. He kept the smile on the face to pretend to be a man who never shed tears in public. He said to Cynthia ‘’I love you, and I know you knew it, it seems we felt in love yesterday, and our intimacy has just ended today’’. Her tears were dry but instantly they melted because of the touching words of love.

Late in the evening, she was to go, the classmates prepared a farewell party to say bye, afterwards, Ivan never received any remembrance from her as she promised, he started wondering and doubting if she real love him or it was ’’ amour-scholaire’’(French word) but nevertheless, the end of a finished line is the beginning of a new race.

Ivan decided to forget everything but the love still haunts in his heart, he decided to write this story to her via this network but he is not sure if she will read it and take it serious ANYWAY.

Posted: November 11, 2012 in Uncategorized

“I’m just a working man, with an average wage, but by the look of things, I might not get the women of my dreams in this 21st century.”

Some women are unrealistic with their expectations. Of course, a good, hard working man who respects women isn’t too much to ask but some women take it too far!

For some, having a good man isn’t enough, they also want a two-storied house, a chauffeured Lexus, money for endless shopping sprees and salon pampering, and unlimited airtime on their iPhones!

Common Habits to Avoid.

Posted: November 10, 2012 in Uncategorized

We are constantly being told about bad habits that we need to avoid in our lives like smoking, drinking too much alcohol,
eating too much and not getting enough exercise.
These are all important things that are crucial for good health but there are other little daily habits that seem harmless
in the short run, but which can bring problems in the long haul.

1.Sleeping Less: Sleep is nature’s way of revitalizing both the body and the mind after continuously working throughout the day,
if you do not get enough sleep, you will inevitably become irritable, get mood swings, develop chronic fatigue and
have poor performance at work.
2.Skipping Breakfast: Missing meals, especially, breakfast, has been found to lead to eventual weight gain.
When the body is deprived of nutrients it goes into “starvation mode” so that anything you eat is stored
in the body reservoirs as fat for future use.
People who skip breakfast also have a tendency to eat high calorie snacks (cakes, mandazis, sausages…)
there is also a tendency to eat too much lunch. Squeeze breakfast into your morning schedule to ensure a bright day.
3.Nose blowing: Ideally, you should blow your nose when you have a cold or flu. Repeated forceful nose blowing usually leads to
damage of the delicate lining of the nose leading to nose bleeds. It has also been found to lead to sinus problems.
The best thing to do is to only use a handkerchief to wipe the excess mucus away. If you really must blow your nose,
do it one nostril at a time
4.Licking your lips: Have you noticed that when you lick dry lips, they become dry again after a few minutes and even
look worse than before? This is because saliva has enzymes which normally break down the thin protective barrier of the lips.
When your lips are dry, resist the natural urge to lick them. Reach for some petroleum jelly or lip balm instead.