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Theatre Exists Everday

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Theatre became famous from Romans, Greeks and of course Englishmen thanks to Mr William Shakespeare. You can get quite an excellent account of the history here on Wikipedia.

Your world is your stage, what you do with it is what makes the difference. You are acting in your own comedy, drama or tragedy. The beauty is that you can write and direct it whichever way you want. You can even control the set, scene and situation.

The beauty about Theatre is that it has a limited time, black background and velvet red-maroon curtains that hold all the suspense. It is a life created between a 40 by 25 feet space and it can do magic.

Explore your world everyday with the thought that theatre exists everyday. Kudos to those who make the magic come alive for us, when we sit on those audience chairs and see the magic unfold, read more about World Theatre Day.

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Posted by on March 27, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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What Defines Happiness?

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On this International Day of Happiness, take a few minutes to ask yourself, what defines happiness in your life?

According to the recent World Happiness Report, while Finland is at the top, Kenya ranked 124. (See more on: http://worldhappiness.report/ed/2018/)

Undoubtedly the ever smiling person you can think of immediately is the Dalai Lama and here’s an interesting read on what he thinks about Compassion and Happiness, his blog post https://www.dalailama.com/messages/compassion-and-human-values/compassion-as-the-source-of-happiness

What is happiness to you can be different to the person sitting right next to you. Also the state of mind in changing constantly even in moments, for example you might experience joy from eating your favourite chocolate cupcake and right after feel guilty for indulging in the choice of eating a sugary item. Thus, is the state of our mind, bouncing from thought to thought, positive to negative or vice versa.

To bring yourself into a constant state of happiness, there is much work to be done. While some seek Prayer, some seek motivational talks, some seek pleasure with friends or family, you have to realize it is again a unique proposition and satisfaction index.

Here’s a definition that inspires me:

“Humor opens closed hearts. Humor can free us from the grip of our thoughts. When we smile, we feel we can accept things we previously could not. We feel we can forgive those who have wronged us. Humor is an essential part of life.”- by Haemin Sunim

Take some time periodically in your life to get in touch with your inner happiness and your quest for success will surely continue to charter its course smoothly.

 

 
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Posted by on March 20, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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The Genius Star

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it's dark but shiny

shiny but far

far but real

real because it is
 
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Posted by on March 15, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Happy Women’s Day

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baby girl, 
know that you are most loved

little lady, 
know that you are competing 
for the love

wonderful woman, 
know that you are giving love

that's what makes you a mother, 
a mother of love, Happy Women's Day
 
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Posted by on March 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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Smile

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smile at not what you want,

smile at who you want,

smile at how you want,

smile at who you are...
 
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Posted by on March 1, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

It’s a Boy, It’s a Girl! Point Blank with Asian Weekly, 23rd February 2018

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“Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servant hood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families. Whether they are awake at night nursing a baby, spending their time and money on less-than-grateful teenagers, or preparing meals, moms continuously put others before themselves.”

 

– Charles Stanley

 

Motherhood is a privilege indeed. Once upon a time, our grandmothers gave birth to children at home in whatever the circumstances and environment. So much has changed since then, all the way from infrastructure to science and medical advancements.

1900s was considered the natural birth decade. Then around 1910s came a treatment known as Twilight Sleep, which was a type of sedation, often detrimental because it usually killed both mother and child. By the 1920s doctors were getting experimental and started doing the procedure of dilating the cervix and removing the baby with the forceps. In the 1950s the fetal ultrasounds started mostly to see the medical health of the baby and not gender yet. But women were still faced with the discrediting of childbirth as a medical phenomenon and not a natural action. Then came the 1960s where the dispensing of antibiotics started post birth and monitoring of fetal health through systems became regular. But this was also the time the woman had the option to use the new invention, the birth control pill.

1970s saw the introduction of the Lamaze classes and the use of epidurals to relieve pain. Fast-forward to the 1990s and the knowing the gender started becoming the norm, while the removal of amniotic fluid with an injection to check fetal health also became popular. The C-section procedure became popular in the millennium.

Having a baby is the most beautiful gift you can have. While there is positivity there is also negativity. According to the international organization taking the lead on orphan care, HOPE EFFECT they say there are 153 million orphans worldwide and add that, according to UNICEF (The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund), if orphans were a country of their own, the population would rank 9th in the world—ahead of Russia. Such is the natural dilemma that we are facing.

Let’s narrow down to how are we treating childbirth around us. There is much celebration and even extravagant baby showers. Yes celebration is a must; it is a miracle that has been given to us humans. The baby showers really depend on your social circle, expectations and standards. I recommend, go and feed hungry orphans and blanket them with your love and possessions. However where a mother who is pregnant and needs your help then don’t hold back.

For the men or fathers you must support your lovely partner throughout the journey as much as possible or be frank and just not have the baby. Be real. She may not want you in the delivery room, but she wants you in her life no matter what. A recent study in Kenya shows that women prefer not to have their male companions in the delivery room. This study focused more on the rural areas and this does bring to light the much-needed personal education required in the families across the country. If we want gender equality then we must address deeper issues such as childbirth. The baby is a creation by both and a responsibility by both.

 
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Posted by on February 23, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

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I have You

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so what if I didn't get flowers

so what if the wine never came

so what if the chocolates weren't 
there

I have you
 
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Posted by on February 16, 2018 in Uncategorized