The combined voices of poets have the power to restore a dying people and reshape a decadent world.
Every poet is a dreamer. We see what the ordinary eye can't see. Often we are misunderstood and undervalued, but we believe in ourselves. Sometimes this has to be enough.
Young poets need fostering and nurturing by others of their tribe. Without acceptance and encouragement, the creative talents might remain hidden, stifled and might eventually be lost.
It is not easy to navigate through life when one is young. Even to discover one's self can be a huge challenge. Some people choose to walk life's road with friends, but many, like me, make the journey of self realization on their own and that is certainly a difficult journey.
Life is like a maze; it's full of contradictions, particularly with regard to the youth. They must listen to the advice of elders as they chart a course into the future. However, the advice they get as they forge their way forward can be a source of confusion and might hinder more than help them.
Everybody deserves to be happy. It's not always easy to find happiness; for some it comes more easily than for others. Sometimes it's a painful and difficult quest, but at the end of the day we are more fulfilled if we know that at least we tried, we gave it our best shot.
Loneliness is a silent killer as many have found out during these pandemic times. Many people including the elderly have wasted away in loneliness. But sometimes we do need a moment to be alone; to discover ourselves and the beauty of the world around us. Solitude empowers while loneliness destroys
Sometimes two people's paths cross and they connect in such a manner that it feels like they were meant for each other. At the same time, insurmountable obstacles can force them apart to find their separate destinies.
So many people have wasted their lives away in loneliness unable to find that kindred spirit out there for them. Happily, in this internet era, online dating and chat rooms have made it possible for persons to find their kindred spirits.
Life is not an easy journey; it is fraught with challenges and is, for the most part, unpredictable. For those of us who believe in God, the best response is to walk in faith!
Experiencing a major hurricane should be a once in a lifetime experience. You emerge from it wiser and more mature and your perspective on life can never be the same again.
Attitudes towards older persons have, in recent times, shown notable improvement. This is largely due to the growing consciousness of the rights of older persons in society.
It is possible for everyone to achieve success in their given field of endeavor. However, for this to happen, they must first recognize their ambitions, then plan the path or ladder to their success.
Motherhood is definitely a wonderful and enriching experience and you are much better for having gone through it. Some people only really appreciate the beauty of the experience in retrospect.
Therapy can be found in the simplest of things. Flowers are my mother’s therapy; they bring her spiritual healing and contentment. They have enriched her life.
Life is a journey. We must all try to make this journey count for something for we were not brought into this world to be just another statistic, but to impact the lives of others meaningfully.
Today's youth are fully aware of the negativity which surrounds them in society, yet despite society's disapprobation , many continue to fight the good fight to change this negative perception.
Preparing the youth for adult responsibilities and for taking their place as future leaders should not be taken for granted. It is the duty of the older generation to facilitate this preparation.
Group work is a form of collaborative learning which requires members to work closely as a team. Essentially, it is a pooling of knowledge, skills and expertise to produce desired results.
Teachers must have compassion, understanding, and love in order to nurture children to become productive world citizens.
Children are a gift from the Lord, a blessing to parents and society hence, they should be given every opportunity to enjoy that stage of life. Parents must ensure that they are not denied that right.
When describing it is important that you engage the reader fully by making him see, hear, feel, taste and/or smell that which you are describing; you should use language which appeals to the senses.
Being a single mother is no easy task. It takes fortitude, determination a strong self worth and deep faith in God to for a woman to be successful at raising her kids alone.
It is not easy to be a youth leader in today's society as there are many societal pressures which exert strong influences on young people causing them to compromise their values and behave wrongly.
We cannot continue to blame the youth for the problems in modern society. “Children learn what they live and they live what they learn” (Dorothy Law Neite), hence adults must model correct behaviors.
Ideally, youth is the best time of life; we have it only once. We should therefore make the best of this stage of life and also assist others in enjoying it to the fullest.
Dialogue can be a very effective tool in story writing; it can be used to break the monotony of continuous narrative and is an important element of characterization and setting.
From a woman’s perspective, I think loving someone can be a beautiful experience and the capacity to love is truly one of life’s richest blessings.
Parents do not help their children by being too permissive; over indulgence on the part of parents hold the danger of creating young persons who are self centered, undisciplined and irresponsible.
One of the first things you acquire as a mother is the capacity to love truly and selflessly. Only as a mother do you discover how easy it is to put someone else before yourself.
Formula For Success: Sound Goals + Education + Training + Certification + Computer Skills + Discipline and Commitment + Positive Attitude + Strong Connection With the Almighty God = Successful Life
I have developed this three-part Poetry Tutorial to assist students and teachers in analyzing poetry. Tutorial 3 will examine sense devices used in poetry.
I have developed this three-part Poetry Tutorial to assist students and teachers in analyzing poetry. Tutorial 2 will examine sound devices used in poetry.
I have developed this three-part poetry tutorial to assist students and teachers in analyzing poetry. Tutorial 1 will examine structural devices used in poetry.
Change is an integral aspect of living; we all therefore, change over time. Changes in our life circumstances may trigger different changes in our attitudes which are then manifested in our behavior.
Learn about the many factors that influence student motivation so you can help students reach their full potential.
Change is inevitable; it is an integral aspect of living and should not be resisted if there is the possibility that it can bring positive outcomes in one’s life.
Fear is a negative force inside us which keeps us trapped within ourselves. It creates boundaries and limitations in our lives and prevents us from realizing our true potential.
A relationship is meant to be a beautiful and fulfilling experience and no matter the outcome, we are usually richer or stronger for having gone through it. It is not always meant to be permanent.
Discipline is an essential element in raising children successfully; however, it can only be effective if administered correctly. That is; through the correct blend of consistency, fairness and love.
Competition among students allows them to explore their real capabilities and maximize their true potential. It is most productive when it occurs among students of similar abilities.
Effective parenting is a skill that is acquired over time. Overprotective parenting can cause conflict between parents and their teens which, if not addressed in time, can have disastrous outcomes.
Streaming refers to the grouping of students by ability. The objective is to allow similar students to move ahead at a pace that matches their abilities. I am a strong advocate for streaming.