GOD IS.

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Who told the stars to twinkle at night?
How did the babbling bubbly brook
Know its boundaries?
Who told Autumn to come after Summer?
Who affixed the great blue skies
Securely above, as if with a glue?

Who told the trees to breath in carbon?
And breath out oxygen?
Then who made man to breath in oxygen
And breath out carbon?

Who told the rains… the birds…

GOD IS.

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X – Exercise is Exhausting #AtoZ 2018

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Exercise is exhausting,
So let’s run a mile,
Let’s skip a rope,
Do some press-ups,
And work those abs,
Sweat out the fat,
And ride our bikes;
When tiredness hits,
Take a break,
There’s no denying…

Exercise is exhausting

#atoz challenge

#virtues, vices & stuff

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T – Tempests Are Testimonies #AtoZ 2018

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It’s quite ironical how we extract motivation from situations that are unfavourable.

We switch our minds and tone our thoughts towards survival instincts. Somewhere, somehow, from within; from our faith in God and in our self-confidence, we draw unflinching strength and poise.
We turn that negative situation into rocket fuel that catapults us to new possibilities, new heights, new realms and a whole newness of oomph.

At times, we cry and ask questions, seeking answers we know may not be there. But once we get back on our feet, we emerge like butterflies, out of their cocoon, ready to face the world, ready to emphatically stand our ground firm and strong.

Through these trials, tests, tempers and tempests, we discover our passion and many a times, our problems become our life ministries. Through pain, we discover purpose. Instead of staying defeated, we arise from the ashes and convert those cries, those rejections, wasted years, pain, hurt, etc. into philanthropistic ventures.
A book, a blog, a charity, a foundation, a school, an office, a new law or political inclinations many times are born out of adverse situations.

It’s not unusual.
It’s not vague.
It’s a human thing.
We want change.
We desire change.
We seek change.

Hence, it’s a pattern worthy of note that many of us, through God can and has turned our trials, tests, tempers and tempests into testimonies and testimonials.

#atoz challenge

#vague

#virtues, vices & stuff

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Trustees of A Mundane Heart

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Emotions,
Fragments of thoughts,
Colours swirling,
Changing;
We are fighting a vortex,
A tug of war,
In furtive glances
Searching,

For sympathisers;
Alone, committed to
Choices;

Trustees of a mundane heart,
We are.

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“Why?”

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Children sometimes profusely asks,
“Why?”
They never get tired;
Yet, this word produces in us
A bitter taste the older we get;

Children wonder about everything
But adults wonder about specifics-
Love, pain, suffering, hope,
Adults ask and worry about tomorrow;

Sometimes, “Why?” has an answer,
Sometimes, no answer at all exists,

At such times,
Let us stop worrying
Let us start trusting;

Not worrying about tomorrow,
But trusting that our tomorrow,
Is in the safe, steady Hands of God.

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Making Memories, Making Mistakes

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Dance into the night
Write your sweet poems
Let words take flight

Another year ran away,
Hear, her sister comes,
Riding fast on the wings of Hope
Many people await her coming

We cried, we danced, we loved,
We lived, we played, we fought
We believed, we prayed, we dreamt
We worked, we searched, we slept

Finally we shall sleep again tonight
To honour the last sleep of the year
To wake up to many rosy days,
Many thorny days; to wake up, alive

Finally we bid farewell to yesterday
But not to its bittersweet memories
Gallantly, we ride into the morrow,
Into the New Year, our New Hope

To do that which we always do,
Growing old and growing wiser;
Making memories, making mistakes,
Learning from them.

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What Do You See?

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You can only write your words
From your perspective,
You can only live your life
From your perspective,
You can only be a saint
A superhero, a thug or a friend
From your perspective,

You can only be who you want to be,
Who you think you should be,
Who you aspire to be,
The best you want to be,
From the angle of what you see;

So, what do you see?
What are you looking at?

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Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow.

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Just like Yesterday
Today will go,
Just like Today
Tomorrow will come,

What have I done Yesterday?
What am I doing Today?
What will I do Tomorrow?

Choices. Choices. Choices.
Decisions. Decisions.
Time. Actions. Inactions. Consequences

Today is the Tomorrow I was waiting for Yesterday.

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Hearts of Gold #2

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He looks hard and stern
Unfriendly by his looks,
Walls of defence all around,
Get closer! And see,
He is soft, pure and lovely,
With a noble heart of gold,
Always a great friend,
And no less a human

His stern unappealing shell
A facade on purpose
A defence from heartbreakers,
I will open my eyes to see no none
By the looks of their faces
May we interact with each other
Based on the fruits of our works

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Hearts of Gold

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Good intentions
When not backed up by action
Does no good

Good intentions
They are good in themselves
But not just enough

Good intentions
When complemented with requisite action
Resonates more in people’s hearts

Good intentions
Good actions
Always effect great changes

People, posterity and generations unborn
Will judge our actions, not our intentions
No matter how noble.

You may have a heart of gold,
But, so does a hard boiled egg.

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Hurray!!!🎉🎉🎉 This is my 500th post on WordPress!

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Knights & Hats

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Leaves fall not far
From branches,

Knights stand not far
From castles,

Hats stray not far
From heads,

A path,
A goal,
A runner,
His dog,

Dim trails
Littered with gold,
Trees standing forth
In grand ovation,
Skies breaking forth
In radiant beams…

Diligence stay not far
From the achiever

“Les rêves ne fonctionnent pas si vous ne travaillez pas”
Dreams will not work if you do not work 

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Photo Credit: Train Today To Reap Tomorrow

Though Like A Tortoise

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To keep fighting
And keep trying
Fate favours not
The indolent;
One life
One opportunity
My chance
To make it count;
The journey is on
Purpose- my Driver;
I may be walking like a snail
But, I’m moving;
Afar off, others ahead
They ran too fast
And burned out;
Rather to keep moving
Like the tortoise,
Than to run faster than a hare
And burn out
My limited resources;
The finish line is always
For those that never stopped moving.

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The Little Crumbs

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Crumbs.

when I ponder its meaning,
it reminds me about
little things often overlooked,
little details sometimes missed,
little pieces behind the big picture…

In search of the glorious years
We lose sight of the little months,
Maximise the little days
And the months will flourish,
In search of the golden days
We overlook the little minutes…

little words of hope, little smiles,
little pats on the back, little prayers,
little acts of kindness and selfless love;
little things that may seem inconsequential,
but do make a difference when put together…

Crumbs.

as we pursue the big picture
may we not forget,…
The Little Crumbs in life.

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Educate The Mind

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I see you
I watch you
I form an opinion
I make conclusions
I give a forced smile
I avoid you…
If only I drew closer
If only I educated my mind
If only I came to the realisation
That
My distance was unwarranted
My judgements were erroneous
My conclusions were incorrect

If only I drew closer-
You are not what they say you are
You are much better-
Humorous, goodhearted, gentle
Soft spoken, lovely at heart!

“Draw nearer, look closer, educate your mind
Things are not always what they seem to be.”

Daily Prompt: Educate

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Life Can Be A Tough Cookie

Life can be a prickle; life can be a tough cookie,…

It can be hard to believe when all around you, your circumstances look contrary. To believe becomes a matter of your obstinate will and dogged determination. Hope against hope… hoping in God.

You have to find a will somewhere, somehow, within you, to keep trying to believe that one day your story will change for the better… that the longing and the desire in your heart will be met.

So you keep on believing, for that’s the only way for you not to sink into the abysmal depths of despair and unbelief.

I will keep believing. I will keep believing in God. I will keep believing in myself.
I may not have the answer I so desire now, nevertheless I will not lose my faith, instead I will shield it. For if I lose my faith, what have I gained at the end?

After all, my faith is all I have now, so, I will keep on believing.
Contemplations from a desperate heart.

And with these heartfelt words, the Season of Hope series comes to an end. Due to privacy issues, I’m sorry I’m not at liberty to share with you the details behind this writeups, but I’m glad I shared it this way. I have been able to use words to search deep into my soul, and to hope in God.

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Editable Life

No matter how hard I try sometimes,
To perfect my path, to organise my life…
I try to edit, delete, format, cut…
But, it never stays perfect;
So in irony,
As much as I strive for perfection,…
I accept my imperfections, infallibility,…
And leave my life teachable, editable;…
Corrections-
Journey to perfection.

Daily Prompt: Organized

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