The teacher becomes the student and The student; teacher

Learning is part of life. Since we were born, we have been on a journey of learning. When we were kids, we learned that knowledge will only come if we went to school, obtained high degrees and worked hard to be the best. We thought learning stopped once you got your university degree. By then, you would know everything. Continue reading

The “FORGIVENESS” Lesson

“Don’t forgive because it’s the right thing to do, forgive because it’s what you want to do”. Aly Johnson

“I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note – torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.” Henry ward Beecher

“He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.” Thomas fuller

“Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespassed against us”. The Lord’s Prayer

How often do we repeat quotes like these in our daily lives and actually understand the depth of forgiveness? Do we really know how to forgive? And why is it that we do not practice this act more often? Continue reading

Goodbye #2

I start by saying, I am writing this article as I am deeply sad and mourning the loss of a family member.

Previously, I have written on this subject and I touched on more than one type of goodbye.  Today I dedicate this post to my cousin George – who just passed away two days ago.  May he rest in peace and may he be in a place that is deserving for him. Continue reading