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“With Great Power” Comes a Great Purpose

Photo by RODNAE Productions People see superheroes on the silver screen almost daily. Not all superheroes don't have extraordinary powers as fiction would portray them. Most heroes don a different cap and a different cape but still have the capacity to make a difference in people's lives.  Are you one of those who looked up … Continue reading “With Great Power” Comes a Great Purpose

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Democracy: The Unyielding Principle

Photo by Element5 Digital: https://www.pexels.com/photo/person-dropping-paper-on-box-1550337/ To understand democracy's significance is to look at the good it served in the past and the potential benefits it presents for the future. Is this political framework a value to be cherished and protected? It should be, and it must be.  Since time immemorial, democracy has been that sought-after … Continue reading Democracy: The Unyielding Principle

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On Teaching the Love for Environment

Photo by Chokniti Khongchum: https://www.pexels.com/photo/person-holding-green-leafed-plant-2280551/ If pollution, world hunger, extreme climate change, and global warming aren't enough to grab your attention and make you advocate passionately for the Earth, nothing will.  Why is environmental protection important? Why do people give time and attention to learning how to preserve and conserve this place they call Earth … Continue reading On Teaching the Love for Environment

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Nature, Poetry, and Self-Reflection

Photo by Daffa Rayhan Zein: https://www.pexels.com/photo/man-in-gray-shit-sitting-on-rock-boulder-694458/ Nature has always played an essential function in literature, particularly in poetry. Writers and poets have often used nature to describe their feelings and ideas about life, death, love, and war. The Task of Nature in Literature  Nature is the environment that surrounds us; it can be a medium … Continue reading Nature, Poetry, and Self-Reflection

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The Wisdom of the Mountain and What you Need to Know about the Nine Universal Laws

Photo by Bran Sodre: https://www.pexels.com/photo/woman-sitting-overlooking-mountain-3361912/ Wisdom of the Mountains reflects the spirit of transformation, growth, and adaptation, just like the fable story by Walter Hoge entitled Easter: McEaster Valley, which unites imagination and the purpose of giving the readers a lesson about life in general. It lays down nine universal laws that help create wealth, good health, … Continue reading The Wisdom of the Mountain and What you Need to Know about the Nine Universal Laws

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Simple Reasons Why Climbing Mountains And Creativity are Interconnected

Photo by Ethan Jones: https://www.pexels.com/photo/man-playing-guitar-outdoor-3222374/ Hiking up a mountain is an excellent metaphor for creativity. Often the trail of creativity is a hard and painstaking one; rough, outlying, and tough. You must stop to catch your breath and revitalize your energy.  It can also make you reflect on how far you have come and prepare … Continue reading Simple Reasons Why Climbing Mountains And Creativity are Interconnected

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Why Should Africa Be On Your Travel Bucket List

Africa is a rich treasure chest of a continent, a favorite of travelers worldwide. Africa is a continent of beauty and mystery. A mix of bliss, enchantment, and ferocity. A place where the bold and the tame thrive together. Africa is an absolute jewel and wonder. Charles Sampson's Sparrows of Senegambia is a book about the countries of … Continue reading Why Should Africa Be On Your Travel Bucket List

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Be Smart: Making the Right Choice in OTC Medications

Picking out the right OTC medicine to provide that on-the-spot symptom remedy can be tricky. That's why it pays to have advanced knowledge when choosing your medication. There would be times when a licensed medical practitioner is nowhere to be found, and you can't get a prescription on the go. There would also be times … Continue reading Be Smart: Making the Right Choice in OTC Medications

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What Climbing Peaks Can Teach You

With the world healing after a global pandemic, many people have a growing desire to pack their bags and head to the great outdoors. Anybody cooped up indoors and deprived of human contact for almost two years would be looking for that fresh air by now. There are various options to enjoy the great big world … Continue reading What Climbing Peaks Can Teach You

Doing Something Worth Remembering: A Preparation for Death

Some years ago, it was a rainy Saturday afternoon when I encountered something curious that talked about death. I have seen a lot of media about the topic by that time. This included poems, short stories, songs, and even internet videos. Most of them seemed to be somber in mood. Others were melancholic. No matter … Continue reading Doing Something Worth Remembering: A Preparation for Death