Dreams inspired me to fly at thrice the speed of sound but age taught me to lay hay while it is day. Dreams had not limit, they crossed swollen bridges, scaled scary mountains and ride lions horse back style but age urged caution, safety, planning and vision.
Reality check. What did you overlook today? A child mouthing a wrong word and left uncautioned will be the street gang leader who will take your watch at knife point tomorrow. A misguided adult who believes in their wrong being right might be the one to spread that libelous unfounded story about you. A subordinate who smells beer during working hours who goes unsanctioned might drive that company car carrying your children into oncoming traffic tomorrow.
I have not blogged in a long time. Covid 19 has been taxing and draining in many ways and I have found myself wondering why I could not put pen to paper in an era which is supposedly giving us more idle time. I then discovered I was wrong, while Covid 19 might have kept […]
I remember my father…(2020 version) A man who will not read has no advantage over one that cannot read. – Mark Twain The last time I saw my dad alive was mid 2005 when I visited home from my then workstation in Chirundu. On the eve of my departure he gave me his whole library […]
Happy Fathers Day my brothers. The battle demands that we forego our conflicted issues and create a legacy that will not afflict our children.
I don’t want to be remembered for being liked. I want to be remembered for being real. – G Gregg Murray One of the most painful things Covid19 has brought is the pain of being unable to travel beyond one’s local boundary as efforts to contain the scourge are being enforced. In this stricture has […]
Everything in excess is opposed to nature – Hippocrates Before the lockdown I used to swivel my seat from the vantage position at my desk, shift the drapes aside and nod my heard in affirmation. I would be affirming a sound that I was used to hearing every evening before 1800 hours. It was the […]
We need to catch the rainbow. We need to paint a new picture. Happy Independence Day Zimbabwe. Let us gather your brushes and run them under the running water. In innocence.
We are the most broken generation and by default carry the most stubborn generation genes but we seem to have failed to transform that to a strength. We form the bulk of the labor force and potentially the voting majority but I am yet to be convinced that the demographics reflect as such politically. So who is representing and speaking for us if we are not?
When the sun wants to set on your battle, when it threatens to rain on your parade, do not swear at the promise giver, the promise still stands. STOP THE SUN !!
So, a few weeks ago I turned older and wrote a few nuggets about what life has taught me http://phindelamuses.com/2019/03/23/age-old-wisdom/ and then the pressures took over. At my age I have learnt not to rush as my lessons from rush burns of the past still reflect on my life skin up to today. As I […]