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“Find the good. It’s all around you. Find it, showcase it and you will start believing in it.”
~ Jesse Owens
“Dipped in chocolate, bronzed in elegance, enameled with grace, toasted with beauty. My Lord, she’s a black woman!”
– Dr. Yosef Ben-Jochannan
“When you arise in the morning think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”
The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.
~ Neil Gaiman
Ever wanted to visit East Africa for a taste of its wild life? Well, here is a little taste of wildlife heaven from the planes of Uganda. Meet Sam Balyejusa, the genius behind these excellent shots.
“See: it’s a never-ending upward spiral. And if you think at any point you’re allowed to stop climbing, I’m afraid you’re missing the point. Because the joy is in the climb itself.”
“I want the wisdom that surpasses natural understanding. Continue reading The Wisdom I Seek
“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”
An original Piece by Apoetsbrain ©
One great man was mocked because of his lifelong efforts to bring about peace in his community.
This man worked, strived, suffered and later died for peace.
He will be seen as a peace maker, the reconciler, the forgiver of many many wrongs.
He welcomed generosity, and begged that each man care for his neighbor. Continue reading Birthing Emeralds
Written and composed by: Destina Godwin Ekekeh ©
On a fizzy cold day, while taking my conventional morning ride,
Cycling down the usual path at a speed faster than the speed of light,
The seemingly unending lane with trees and leaves cascading through,
With the constant quiet and lonely pace,
Left with my wildest imagination, Continue reading A New Calling
Written by Dr. Olusola O. Bamisile (BB)
I have heard a lot of stories about love
Some amazing and some sad
Earnestly waiting for the day I will start compiling mine
“Do stuff. Be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It’s all about paying attention. Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager.”
~ Susan Sontag
It is easier to be sad than happy. Continue reading It Is Easier To…
“Time means a lot to me because, you see, I, too, am also a learner and I am often lost in the joy of forever developing and simplifying. If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.”
~ Bruce Lee
An original by Oluwatobilola J. Agboola
Can we mend broken pieces of trust
trampled beneath the feet of deceit? Continue reading Unassuming
A Write-up by Sandra Chukwudumebi Obiora ©
Sometimes, we cannot expect those in our lives to be encouraging of our daily endeavours.
Sometimes, the loudest voices of derogation, or the most demotivating of expressions do not come from without, but from within. Continue reading The Loudest Voices of Discouragement
Written by Sandra C. Bamisile ©
Beloved, you are being deceived.
You cannot see it. Neither can you tell why.
The one beside you right now, despises you.
The illusion is that they care. But they do not. Continue reading Deception
Enjoyment they say is sometimes tinged with great heaviness. Continue reading Heavy Joy
How excited are you about 2019? How ready are you to soar?
As you set out to have a grand year, my prayer to God for you is that you will never have a better yesterday. Rather, you will have the most ground breaking year ever this 2019.
I will love to say a big big thank you to all who belong to the Apoetsbrain family, the followers, the contributors, for sticking with us thus far.
2019 promises even greater, more creative, and more inspirational material than ever before. Are you ready?
This is our year of joy, favour, and greatness!
Happy New Year from Apoetsbrain!!
It is the month of Christmas! Yet here I am obsessing over the song
Obsession Written by Martin Smith © Continue reading Lyric of the Month – Obsession
“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.”
-Alexander Graham Bell
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
Featured piece by Oluwatobiloba Agboola ©
One day, you’ll get a drink and dive
into its contents by twisting and turning
that which very much makes it protected.
A sip, then a gulp and you’re done with it.
Hi there! ~ So today, I will love to welcome you all to the first photography feature on my site! I got a hold of an awesome photographer by the full name Kevin Twum Aboagye Okai ( I know, it is an African thing lol). Before you browse through his photos here is a bit from the man himself. Continue reading ~ Life in Kolor~ With Kwame
“Sometimes, all it takes is a little more strength, a little more courage, a little more interest, a little more determination. Not a lot more, just a tiny bit more than you had before to make it through, and suffer no regrets.”
~ Quotes by Apoetsbrain
” Prayer is something extraordinary that the ordinary man can achieve. It is something done out of the abundance of belief. It is that cry of the heart for itself as it makes a connection to it’s originator.”
~ Thoughts by Apoetsbrain ©
Impeccablemichael, officially known as Oluwasegun Michael Oguntayo, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and Veterinarian. Continue reading ‘Finish Strong’ ~ ImpeccableMichael
“It takes one that has known fear to stand fearless. It takes one that has felt and understood shame to stand confident.”
~ Thoughts from Apoetsbrain