My past conduct was so transparent and so honest that when my enemies spread rumours about me nobody believed them.
I have given Him my faith, and sworn my allegiance to Him; how, then, can I go back from this, and not be hanged as a traitor?
…khalepa ta kala…It means that that which is worth having–the good, fine, honorable, and noble things–are difficult to attain…It means something else as well…It means ‘beauty is harsh’.
Sometimes we let them treat us badly because we yearn to feel loved and accepted so much that we are willing to do anything to get it. It’s very painful to realize that no matter how much you try, you feel like it, do not even want to accept you as you are. When they finally understand you, I regret all that time you’ve spent pleasing others and you wonder what that is so horrible in you that prevents them even pretend to want.
In a world where things are moving so fast, don’t get lost in the midst of it all. Figure out what’s more important to you and proceed with confidence. I know it gets a bit hectic at times and almost seems impossible. But, you can get there, even if you must pause along the way. Just don’t come to a complete stop.
Nothing is static.
An open Facebook page is simply a psychiatric dry erase board that screams, “Look at me. I am insecure. I need your reaction to what I am doing, but you’re not cool enough to be my friend. Therefore, I will just pray you see this because the approval of God is not all I need.
Develop the wings of loyalty and you will fly above the dooms of disappointments. Disloyalty has one whistle; when it’s blown, opportunities take to their heels!
Frightened that you’ll be overcome by yourself? That a gentle monster inside of you might take over and never let go?
Truth is as straight as an arrow, while a lie swivels all over the place.