Its Never too Late…


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Have you ever felt that you are too late to change or to learn something new? Let me tell you today, “ITS NEVER TOO LATE”

I was talking to an old guy once, to break silence in the office while carrying on with our duties, the conversation made us alive and keep on working. The topic we picked is can an old person be enrolled in learning sessions and learn as any person, the reason he though it might  be is, Old people are facing hardship to learn as they are getting old and their mind as well are too old to learn something new.

The reason might seem a bit convincing when you imagine an old guy of almost 60 to 80`s in class learning. What do you think? What would have been your answer if your were in my shoes?

I told him, learning is a choice despite the age. I understand as we got old, our learning capability decreases due to aging but that should not be an excuse not to learn and stay idle. He finally agreed with me somehow.

Would like to hear your thoughts on the matter.

Step out to what you want in Life…


How is life treating you? How are you treating life? Are you living the life you want?

Do you realize that each of us has the power to create the life we want if… we are willing to pay the price? What do I mean, pay the price?

There is a price to pay for everything you want in life. It could be time, money, classes, commitment, practice, sacrifice… the list goes on and on. Only you know what is the price for what you want.

I personally know that the price for success is high and that sometimes it takes a long, long time to happen. And I also know that the rewards are tremendous.

So I ask you, “What would it take for you to be as successful as you want to be?”

A better job? A deeper relationship? More money?

Are you willing to pay the price, no matter what?

If you are, then you are on your way to a successful outcome. Will it always turn out exactly as you planned? No, not always. Sometimes it will turn out even better or worse but that should not be a reason to give up on your dreams. if it’s something you really want. Take the risk and be committed.

I believe you can do it – then take a step in that direction. You know if it were easy, everyone would be doing it. But it’s not. You are the one. You are the one that’s going to do it.

Start today. Start now!

Play a Part.


Lightened night with a sorrowed heart

Tears fo sadness with a peace mind of a day

The talks of the wise deafened my ears,

Noises i hear, i closed my senses

Dumb yet i become for my ignorance to acknowledge

A loved truth is the once accepted, but hidden. 
Live a life 

That matters 

Responsibility is a Key to let wisdom in your House. 

Play a Part.

Thank You Mama.


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As I am aging, your life becomes more vivid

As your grey hair grow everyday

I get more reasons to Say Thank you mama.

 

Through childhood, I took life for advantage

Never questioned what you had to go through

To take care of the three of us,

 

Our naughty and blocked ears hurt you

Our arrogance broke your heart

Yet, you kept us safe and your love blossomed

 

Not until I started depending on my own

I started realizing what you had gone through to make us who we are.

Three of us today are the product of your love

Testimony of your strength

Love of your own Love.

 

You made us LOVE of your own,

Today, You’re the Love of my Life

You had been yes, but I never realized it.

 

Today, my family stands out

Your grandson and granddaughter live to see us

In your image, we are proud

 

 

I say thank you, you installed walls of wisdom

Knowledge of God and a tender heart in my life

That has rescued our life in many instances

Without even realizing it.

 

Today I say thank you mama.

For all the Love, strength and Family you gave us.

 

May your life continue to be our Strength.

May your Life bless us through every moment.

 

Thank you mama.

 

"Psalm 23"

 

 

 

With Love.Red heart

Felix Massinda.

New Year 2017


 

Warm up for the Year ahead like an athlete would warm up for a competition. Start gently with small movements, stretching, and preparing mentally, and then increase the intensity as you go.

You will last longer and get farther that way than if you take off running at full speed.

 

Author Unknown.

Worshiping others


Well, through life, as individuals we are all entitled to our own thoughts and decisions. One of the reason we become inferior is because we give other people freedom to dominate our lives just because we lack something they have.

I discourage such doing, we end up worshiping other people more than our God. Its time to deeply realize how much you worthy and how much your life matters.

Never back down for some cheap talks from people that you can not do anything about your life. You have the energy and brain to work it out. Make that DECISION and LIVE your life.  

The ONE


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Alone in the dark i sit

With imagination of my future i see

Stuck in my own beliefs

Scared to face the light

Yet eager to be the ONE

 

Across the wall i hide

Closing my ears to hear the sounds

Sounds of encouragement

That could only waste my time

With fear to stand up

I could feel my feet tremble

 

Another day, another week and keep counting

Same corner i sleep, same food and same house

Checking in out and out the color of the world

With seasons that pass by

Still old i grow with same beliefs i hold.

 

Until i realized, i am not growing any older

Rather young in my mind and older in my body

For a good future, equal should the mind and the body be

 

Today i get out with new version and definition of light

Today i change the cloths and the look from my past

Today i become a new child to the world

With new ways and new beliefs

Leaving behind myself old me

Now striving to make a new LIFE

To become the only ONE i intend to be

 

Written by Felix Massinda

Use your time wisely…


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Time is a programme that has been designed to keep counting, so is our age. For years, people have been trying to study time and train people on the proper use of time.

The truth is, everyone has or should have their own way to keep time, this comes as result of how we have designed our life. At this moment i am writing, someone else is in bed, other colour their life with memories and other are being born, so how should time be managed. What i am trying to say is, find your own ways to manage time as long as it is beneficial to you.

The clock will never stop, You have to keep chasing your dreams, time wasted for unnecessary activities will never be recovered.

Be smart, start to act today, never postpone, be accountable, be proactive and always keep your day planned.Never allow interruptions. Be Focused.

The First Step is always the Hardest.


First Step Is the hardest.

We are driven by set of wishes in life, wish to become better and better every day, wish to have a nice car, nice house, have a family, live by the sea, travel to see the world, become a very famous singer or an artist or a football player or anything that our hearts desire.

 

It is very positive to have such wishes because without them, we can’t say we have a future. I have had so many wishes myself that I have not had all of them. It’s Okay, there are still days to achieve them.

 

However, I have come to learn that, wishes will only remain wishes if we don’t dream them, want them and work towards them. We have come through many instances in life that we tried many things, few failed and some succeed. Sometimes we become slaves of our own ideals. Without commitments and dedications towards our wishes, we will always have them without accomplishing them.

 

In reality, we cannot become what we have not dreamed of and work towards them, remember a dream is a map that leads most of us to success.

 

Be able to learn what you really want, dream it, work it then become it. Without such commitments, you will be wasting your time.

 

Success comes from hard working and be smart and protect our own, if we can’t be strong enough to take the very first step towards our dreams, we will always remain where we are.

 

Have the courage to very first step ahead.

 

 

Written by Felix.

Quote of the Day.


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Be Happy to do what makes you happy and not what makes them Happy.
“I was told to stand down many times by people who couldn’t do what i do; I happily ignored their opinion and i never judged them. I simply tried to understand their reasoning. What i found out has placed me where i am today. “
 
Never judge people for whatever they do, say or present in front of your eyes, understand them better for you to help me.
 
Be willing to accept where you have gone wrong and change.
By Felix Massinda.

Who am I?


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I believe many of us have asked or questioned ourselves this question ( Who am i? ) as many times as we can remember. There comes a time in life that we feel we are not doing enough to reaching the unseen dreams that we struggle to achieve every day.

We get destroyed by what other people’s opinions of who we really are. I have realized that, in life, we will hear so many definitions of who we are; most of such given definitions are the hidden versions of those who define us.

It is very easy to judge a person for what they are when we cannot become them. This mostly happen or caused by so many reasons, one being that we admire what they do, what they have, the influence or the benefits they have to life.

Have you asked yourself why do we need so much attention from people? Do we really have what it takes to capture their eyes? why we are so moved by people who seem to have caught the keys of the population?

There is not so much you could look-up  to that person if he/she doesn’t add any value to your life.

The definition of who we are is who we are ( the definition of who am i is who i am). Never make a mistake of comparing your life with someone else. Every human being is different from one another. We have different abilities, opinions, understandings, dreams, and so much more.

You should know that life is the same but it has so many ways of getting to us. It is true that it’s not easy to endure all of its challenges. sometimes we feel humiliated and that we are given so much more than we can handle. I tell you, you cannot be given things you cannot handle.

Listen to yourself, find your passion and most importantly, BE YOURSELF, If you can manage to become your own version of who you are, nothing will stand in your way.

 

Written by Motivationaltalks

Happy First Birthday Son


 

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09th April 2015, was a day we met you

Since then, we realized how happy life can be

Holding you close to our arms and protecting you with our hearts

Has been the best feeling in a life time

You have your ways to calm us down during the hard time

Make us feel young and responsible every time you give us smile

Taught patience and love,

We know that there are days that we have not done our dues properly

Yet, you had been so strong and patience to our deeds

You have blended so well in life and we are so proud of you

Today, we celebrate one year with you

Today, we celebrate love with you

Today, we celebrate happiness with you

Today, we celebrate life

Today, we celebrate you one year Birthday Son

We wish nothing for you but happiness

We wish you the best in life

We wish you to live in God’s path

We love you so much so son

My God protect our Family

May God protect you and guide to live in his ways

Happy Birthday Son.

Written by Proud Parents.

 

Tears


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Tears, bitter tears flood;

Sight when sees not

Through this dark night

All future have lost.

 

Tears, angry tears delude;

Mind when knows it

Time sweet so empty

Aged like dust.

 

Tears, gloomy tears cloud;

Heart when feels it

Though sense pleasurest

Too soon went.

 

Mortal tears oh, tears

Spilling will you not

Failed you to hold not

That sweet past.

 

Weak tears it spilled

Between the fingers. It

did! But did what

couldn’t you halt?

By Di Orega

NIGHTMARE


By Di Orega

I stumbled as bachelors roam
All winds spitting harsh cold
In this, poor heart limped, storm
                 Wander over soil
                 In search oh, my soul
                 Empty, empty toil
Weak sun soon retired
Marching higher hid behind the sky
In set, dark night, disappeared
Well you moon, untouched, smiled
Down the galaxy dancing my cry
As heart, to vain, called
               Sole and alone
               Fight winter oh, my soul
               Night solely lone   
Creepers sang songs. But unmoved
The heart gaze, still aloof
At afar world, away, it tread
Alas! Mine sight, in a wink, slipped
And the power seized, and she took
My heart, this thief, I once possessed
                Clasp, clasped strong
                Weak heart oh, weak soul
                Her, her strong
She told her majesty in brilliance
With splendor. Dazzle, dazzling my soul
Stricken, by her, by this sense
She fall my hands we dance
Her voice sang songs like coal
Burning. I melt, to ash, once
               Sense plesurest taste
               Sway away my soul
Wave! Not yet
My hands twined her waist
Head on my chest we played
Sense! Be a deep sleep, I slept
Alas! I woke. Frightened I felt
Like ice her body was cold
Blood froze. Flesh rot. Oh, ghost!
                She stiffed dead
                Body still, skin pale
                Hey! Yet stared
But oh, at gaze, eyes roamed yet
Then flesh falling still moved at me
Heart slapped, by ghost, off my chest

The Cry


 

The Cry

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I hear cries

Cries of hungry children

Stretching hands for anything to sooth their throats

Disturbed voices and thoughts of their beings to life

Away from parents and care of the society

Alone they wander In streets, with hopes to survive one more day

 

From us to them

Torture we give and isolation we validate

Their life is ours in our concern we lose them

We forget our dues

And give them our backs

It’s not them but us who hear the sounds

Sounds of loneliness and empathy songs

Yet, we hide our hearts and block our ears

To the voice of the helpless children.

 

We cover our lies

By donations we request

Whilst we fill our pockets

And throw remains to the streets

We build houses by the sweat of our blood

We enjoy the sunset by the hearts of the need

We kill our tomorrow

By living in our comfort zone.

Written by Felix Massinda

Believe in Yourself, Find your Purpose.


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I will tell you my Story

Back in the days, I used to play  football and my own dad and my brothers used to be my playmates. Life was fun, because everything i wanted was provided and given by my parents. I felt good and wanted to grow up so badly so i could play for big teams and make my dad proud about. Well, that never happened.

I grew up fine and i kept playing football, broke my hands and have fractures in my legs few times but i kept going forward until my College days when things started to deviate me slowly from football. Started doing a lot of things, school, projects, volunteering and planning for my future.

The truth is, around people life seems workable just fine but  when you close yourself in a room, you cant really tell what it is that you wanna do in life, because i could not feel what was right for me to do, what to pursue for a better future, that is when i understood that there are things in life that we can not change  and shape them for our own but rather believing in ourself and keep moving forward.

So, after all the struggle to search what i wanted, i kept on playing football, won few matches, its fun winning but loosing is hard. Applied for Jobs after college and got few but until today I am still working on becoming better. It is actually 27 years old and still my future is not clear despite knowing what i want to be then.

It is easier to know what we want in life and be happy about it, everyone has a right to do that. Share with people what is your life worth, what it is going to be in future. I tell you, they will all nod their heads and agree with you, shake hands and give you millions hug, the truth is, no one cares. At the end of the day, it is only you to step up and make your own choices and stand by then, it is okay to fail, but having the courage to stand back up and keep pursuing your dreams is hard, without doing hard things we are not going to have a life.

I have spent so many years living under people’s wings and felt calm and peaceful but hey, for how long that is going to be? We have to take our own steps and move forward. No one was born walking, we all started learning, until we made that first step and today, we can run. The same courage i have had when i was born is the same courage i have now. I will keep on walking in my own world, pursuing my own dream and make my own choices until i make them right and be happy about them.

It is time to stand for your self, never worry about life, because you can do something and you can live life only when you find your purpose. Stand up and believe in yourself.

 

Written by Felix Massinda

The Lesson by Maya Angelou


I keep on dying again.

Veins collapse, opening like the

small fists of sleeping Children.

Memory of old tombs,

Rotting flesh and worms do

Not convince me against

The Challenges. The years

And cold defeat live deep in

Lines along my face.

They dull my eyes, yet

I keep on dying

Because I love to live.

 

My Angelou.

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