Father : A silent duty

Fathers are often overlooked or forgotten, because they're seldom in the limelight.Silently serving in the background, they often do what is seen as just their job, or their duty.Not wired with an overt nurturing instinct, but rather that of a silent sentinel, ensuring their family's safety and comfort, they often grow accustomed to being in…

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Don’t pay it forward

Vengeance is easier than understanding.Bitterness is easier than forgiveness.Mirroring the behaviour of those who treated us badly is easier than rising up to be better than them.Each time we choose the easier path, we become the very monsters and degenerates that created the hurt and pain in our lives.Too often, we raise our children with…

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Claim your humanness

My daughter looked quite distressed when she asked me this question over the weekend."What drives people to be so cruel to animals, like skinning them alive, or abusing them for profits?"The first thought that came to mind was this. We only lose our humanity when we feel less than human.The truth is, we only lose…

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