"Your setback is the platform for your comeback" Hello Responding To Life, I want to share with you something that happened to me in hope of inspiring someone else never to give up, and keep pressing on. There is nothing worse than seeing all your hard work and sweat reduced to ashes. You wake up … Continue reading This ain’t nothing…(True Story)
"I am so busy doing nothing that the idea of doing anything - which as you know, always leads to something - cuts into the nothing and then forces me to have to drop everything" - Jerry Seinfeld I was casually walking down the street the other day, for a stroll, since it was the … Continue reading Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing
"Grace and mercy gives hope and strength to propel" Hello, Responding To Life, I am currently 21 years of age, the first born in a family of 5. I want to share a story of some of the things that I have been through up to date on the journey of transitioning from a boy … Continue reading I was a free man, no school but a pending case…(True story)
"People think depression is sadness, crying or dressing in black. But people are wrong. Depression is the constant feeling of being numb. You wake up in the morning just to go back to bed again" Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. … Continue reading If only you could see the tears behind my smile
"We are very good lawyers for our own mistakes but very good judges for others' mistakes" Today’s post is a message of self-analysis and a message that has been on my mind for the longest time. Pondering through this topic has been hard however hopefully it hits home. We all have judged someone at one … Continue reading Every Saint has a past and every sinner has a future
"Happy new year 2018" What is a new year without thinking and pondering over the failures and successes of the previous year? What is a new year without thinking about what you learned from the previous year? To make the new year and your life different you need to look back and meditate not only … Continue reading What did I learn in 2017?
"All you need is a plan and the courage to press on to your destination" 'Tis the season of joy and jubilation as the whole world prepares to celebrate the festive season. Whether you're in Africa, Europe, America or elsewhere, one thing we can all agree on, is that the festivities make us all excited and … Continue reading Only dead fish go with the flow
"The goal is to make a marriage more beautiful than the wedding" Marriage is definitely a milestone, a long-term sharing of two lives which the majority (but not all) intend to achieve. A wedding is that specific ceremony that unites two people in a marriage. With that said, when we think of marriage, we alternate it with … Continue reading The secret of “I do”
"Tenda Wema Nenda Zako, usisahau Mungu anaona" "Tenda Wema nenda zako" A Swahili saying that means, "Do good and move on". Often, we lean on the fact that we should do good and good will be done to us but sadly this is not the case in today's world. Some of us learn this the hard way, … Continue reading Tenda Wema nenda zako
"The only way love can last a lifetime is if it unconditional." - Stephen Kendrick - According to the book: Real Love, unconditional love is, in essence, true love -- so different from the kind of love most of us have known all our lives that it deserves a definition of its own. Unconditional love is caring about the happiness of another person without any thought … Continue reading What is love?
Today's post is more of a fun challenge than it is a motivational post. I was nominated for the blogger award by fellow blogger and friends Arielle Chrisnes @ariellechrisnes "www.ariellechrisnes.com" (Please don't hesitate to follow her and her blog). I have to sincerely reply to the 11 questions and in conclusion, nominate at least 3 new bloggers to … Continue reading My first Blogger Award/Challenge
"Create a life that feels good on the inside, not just one that looks good on the outside" I recall, that in one of our earlier posts, we wrote about the thin line between being real and rude, and today's post will dig a bit deeper on how to be real, from a different perspective. … Continue reading Fake it, ’til you make it