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Today, Tomorrow…

I have seen beautiful women, for example, Indians. I have also observed that the older women walking behind them cannot be so described. I have seen handsome men with lush hair and trained moustaches, for example, Ethiopians. I have also sat with their seniors and noted that even the hair …

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Financial Goals

Do you have goals?Some time ago, I was looking for the definition of success. I was just a couple of years out of the university and the focus was inadvertently more on the trappings of success. In conversations, I would say that success had to be defined by each person.Then …

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Physical Health & Finance

Health & Finance? What do they have in common? Is one an indicator of the other? The sum total is that it takes a good body to build and carry wealth. Nelson Mandela was not popular as one of the richest men in the world. As a man, most of …

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A Teenage King

The preacher began to talk about the great things that happened in the reign of a King of Israel who ascended the throne at age 16! Wow! What technological advancements. Then he mentioned the name of the king! Uzziah? Was that not the one whose demise marked the beginning of …

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Consistent

Happy new year! Standard, most of us [attempt to] develop new habits in January. A man hence subscribed at the Gym as a keep-fit plan for the new year. After about two visits, he got busy. Sometime in February, he showed up again. He asked the manager, “What do you …

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Success

The 2016 Rio Olympics have come and gone but the stories and after-tastes linger. Usain Bolt is celebrated for his triple-triples (3 gold medals in 3 successive Olympics). The video of the transformation of Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time is now popular.  It shows how reconciliation …

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My best Muhammad Ali Quotes

I think most people knew only of Muhammad Ali’s shows, not his real life.   Some of his statements that made great impression on me are these: When I look at the world, I see that many people building big beautiful houses but live in broken homes. WE spend more …

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Re-equip

When we have to embark on a trip, we inadvertently prepare a few things that would help us get there. This preparation may be inadequate, but usually, it will get us to the destination even if it would not give us a good time there. We have to choose our …

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Do words inspire?

I was in a meeting sometime ago and a few people were asked to tell what has inspired them to advance in life. Different people mentioned different things. How they saw the success a mentor made and they decided to go for it; how, from childhood, they heard the story …

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Icons

I found it funny that a “Ukranian” would write a book in English and title it in Yoruba: Olorun wa! His translation of the title was unconventional (it would have read: There is God); but it was philosophical, reading The Roads of Life. Though Sunday Adelaja was born in Yorubaland …

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