Aging… and still Thriving!

Staying healthy and feeling your best is important at any age and that doesn’t change just because you have a few more grey hairs. As we grow older, we experience an increasing number of major life changes, including career changes and retirement, children leaving home, the loss of loved ones, and physical changes. How we handle and grow from these changes is the key to staying healthy. Coping with change is difficult, no matter how old you are. The particular challenge for adults over 50 years is the sheer number of changes and transitions that start to occur – including children moving away, the loss of parents, friends, and other… Read More

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Did you know?

According to research, one-quarter of the food produced globally goes unconsumed? Most of it is often wasted in landfills and rubbish bins, yet food is the one product that everyone consumes, and while a surprising number of people go hungry because they don’t have food to eat but those that do are shockingly wasteful.             It takes a very large land mass to grow the food that is ultimately never eaten. Each year, land is being deforested, species are being driven to extinction, indigenous populations are being moved, soil is being degraded – all to produce food that we end up just throwing away. These are not good for the… Read More

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The Task of Winning a Child Over

Sacrifice, discipline, responsibilities are all words associated with motherhood and mother-care. From menarche, the young woman is instructed to keep herself well to be able to mother children. As soon as she marries and takes in, she is instructed on what to eat, and other things that will ensure the well-being of the unborn child. When in the labour room, there are things to do. She must cooperate with the midwives to ease delivery. With the birth of the baby, the real work begins. The young mother must learn and apply the know-how of mother-care. Clothing and cleaning the child is not taken for granted. Over-clothing the child is avoided… Read More

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Why Not? Yes You Can!

As we drove up the steep, winding road in the cave of the winds near Colorado Springs, we came suddenly to a narrow passage way between high rocky walls through which it looked as the car could not possibly go. But facing us was a sign which said: “Yes, you can! Millions of others have!”  And so, driving carefully through, we soon came to a wider roadway. So many times we face seemingly insoluble problems and situations. But we can know that God is able to open ways before us which are now hidden from our view. “Yes, You can! Millions of others have gone this way. Be of good… Read More

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Six (6) Tips for Maintaining Good Eye Health

Everyone, even young children, should get their eyes examined regularly. It helps you protect your sight and see at your best. DO NOT take your eyes for granted. Protect it with these six tips: Eat for Good Vision Protecting your eyes starts with the food on your plate. Nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, protein, zinc and vitamins C and E might help ward off age-related vision problems such as macular degeneration and cataracts, studies show. Regularly eating these foods can help lead to good eye health: Green, leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale, and collards Salmon, tuna, and other oily fish Eggs, nuts, beans, and other non-meat protein sources.… Read More

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FEAR has Torment!

The human heart is encumbered with fear and uncertainties. It’s so engrossed with the fear of the present and of the future that’s why it’s always wondering what the next step in life would be. The fear of uncertainties are the more heightened by the unpleasant global events happening around us – the genocides, ritual killings, wars, outbreak of epidemics, terrorism, political uprisings, and so on. These happenings don’t just cause normal fear, but they also cause mass hysteria. People are in dire need of help. I am not afraid of the dark I am afraid of what I cannot see Find a fire, light a spark Make all the… Read More

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Investing in your Character

One of the wisest things to do in life is to note the things that give on the greatest dividends and then commit one’s resources to develop them. Successful people take advantage of their strength and do all they can to build on it. Our Character is of the most important assets we can ever have. Everything rises and falls on this. While having such things are great talents, good education, great family background, high social connections and the likes can be considered as good advantages, yet, they will all become useless if one is lacking in good character. This is why it is important to concentrate on working on… Read More

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Do you want to be Successful? Develop these Character Traits!

To succeed in life, we cannot ignore CHARACTER. Just as some people failed for want of good character, there are others whose sound character was a plus that aided their success and promotion in life. It is therefore clear that having good character is important. Developing these twenty-six (26) character traits below, carefully represented by the letters: A – Z, of English alphabet will bring about great changes in us as it transforms our moral weakness. We must therefore work hard at cultivating, developing and maintaining good character. Some good character traits to develop in order to be successful include: Alertness – Being aware of what is taking place around… Read More

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Paying yourself first

Paying yourself is the foundation for financial success. Your ability to save determines whether you would eventually be classified as rich or poor. Many benefits accrue to individuals and families who keep apart some fraction of their earnings. In the first place, you will be mentally establishing savings as a priority. By doing this, you mean you are more important than all other activities or institutions crying for your attention. In the long run, these principles empower you the more. Secondly, this principle encourages sound financial habits. It helps you build a cash buffer with real-world applications. For instance, you can purchase a house of your own or save for… Read More

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The Idle Mind

“An idle mind is the devil’s workshop.” This is a very old adage; but have you considered it closely? The human mind is a powerful mechanism. God created it such a way that it must continually be active and engaged. It simply cannot be a vacuum. It is either conceiving some great thoughts and ideas or contriving some evil intention and purposes. Yet, what goes on in the mind matters a lot because the mind is the bedrock of all activities. Out of it proceed “issues of life”. It controls human actions and dictates their reactions. Thus, if someone’s mind dwells on evil thoughts, their deeds will most definitely be… Read More

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