This homeless man did not accept my first no. With his limp and slow walk, he persisted and followed me to my car. He put the required effort and repeated his ask not accepting my rejection.
“You have to believe. Otherwise, it will never happen.”
It was all imagination but today I know for a fact that whatever we believe and imagine about life becomes our reality. If I believe in fairies, I will find fairies in all aspects of my life. If I believe that miracles are always happening in my life, I will find miracles.
“But as I have said before, failure is a feeling long before it’s an actual result. And for me, it felt like that’s exactly what she was planting – a suggestion of failure long before I’d even try to succeed. She was telling me to lower my sights, which was the absolute reverse of every last thing my parents had ever told me.” Michelle Obama
The RIO games demonstrate such excellence, passion and commitment at various levels – of the athletes, of families, communities and countries. I admire that resilience, focus and determination of our athletes, both in winning and also not being placed at the top. There is…
It is an honour and pleasure to have Margaret Kyogire, Deputy Head of Mission at Uganda High Commission, Ottawa, since May 201, join us on video at the Launch of Soulful Encounters, this evening, May 25th. She is a naturally engaging story teller and we will be hearing about the beautiful country of Uganda and her own personal story of overcoming loss after the war in Uganda.
From across the miles, we want to say a special thank you to Paul and Sherin Clifford, owners of CAST AWAY TOUR in Saint Lucia! They provide a range of authentic experiences for the traveller who want to experience the rich cultural and heritage aspects of Saint Lucia. We want to thank them for their contribution towards my former student, who is blind, to get her massage table to work independently as a massage therapist! Together, we will make that dream come true on May 25th when we gather in the celebration of the launch of Soulful Encounters, Mags Magazine.
Meeting with CORPORAL NADINE WAITR. She is the only female combat engineer in Canada and only female heavy equipment operator. She joined the CAF at 33 and spoke highly of the interesting work which she has done as an engineer and also of her experience in assisting with the earthquake in Nepal. The machinery below was what she used to clear the roads in Nepal after the earthquake!