REFLECTION: COMMIT ALL ABOUT YOURSELF TO GOD

So often when we make plans, we do it from our own human desires. We set goals about our future where we want to be in five years or what size or type of house we expect or what car we want to drive. We buy organizers, diaries and notebooks to help us see the goals in writing and jog our minds and bodies into action- assuming we can find the planner when we need it. Some of us make New Year resolutions that we will go on diet, save…

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THOUGHTS FOR THE WEEK

1. True happiness consists not in the knowledge of good things but in good life; not in understanding but in living understandingly, nor is it greater learning but goodwill that joins men to God. – Cornelius Agrippa 2. Take our society as an example, you find that because of the emphasis on materialism, and because most of the material indices of status validation could be obtained through certain popular economic or socio-political gambits that do not ever need the employment of the grey matter, there is the tendency for some…

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THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK- COMPILED BY STEVE ASHIEN

1. The moment I start hating a man, I become his slave, I can’t enjoy my work anymore because he even controls my thoughts – Dr. S.I. McMillan. 2. The wife of a freedom fighter is often like a widow, even when her husband is not in prison – Anonymous. 3. I tell you my dearest father, that whether we wish it or not, the times invite us to die – St. Catherine of Siena. 4. It does not take knowledge to save a soul; it takes love, love of…

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REFLECTION: THE ESSENCE OF WHAT YOU WANT

You may have many ideas about specific objects, relationship, sums of money, and other things you want to have or create. Some of these things you want can help you express your qualities more fully, and some may not. You may have experienced this when you got something you thought you wanted and it did not bring you the satisfaction you thought it would. You should try to start attracting or desiring only those things that are the best tools for expressing your unique qualities, talents and fulfilling your deeper…

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FOLLOW YOUR HEART; THAT’S ALL THAT MATTERS

Follow your heart; do not allow other people’s pictures of what you ought to be doing determine what you do. Your life’s work may be quite different from what others assume is the best for you. However, you must realize that most times they mean well and want to see you succeed. They can advise, guide and counsel you, but only you can know what your path is. It is important that you know and honour your own sense of direction and purpose. To succeed at anything, you must love…

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REFLECTION: OUR CHILDREN: OUR GAIN OR OUR LOSS

Adolescence means growing up.The root word in Latin (adolescence) means “growing up” and figuratively, it is the period from puberty to maturity, roughly speaking, it includes, most prominently, the ‘teens’ years from 13 to 18 or 19, and perhaps a little beyond, depending on how rapidly the individual matures. They are called teenagers because their age numbers ends with ‘teen’. The adolescence age is a transition from childhood to adulthood. Adolescence is a period of great biological changes, as young bodies are made ready for reproduction. Adolescence is also a…

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THOUGHTS FOR THE WEEK

 It is easier to look good than to be good, to sound learned than to be learned, to tell how to administer well than to administer. – Adrian Van Kaam  People who have never suffered never appreciate anything – James Hadley Chase  What one wants and what one gets are two different things. – Hadley Chases  Everyone need not come to the faith along the way that is outlined in the books – Fulton Sheen  No great achievement is possible without persistent work – Bertrand…

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