I think that inspirational books can be of great help as they are based on the observation of Human nature and on our common patterns. However, there is no need to follow everything they say to the letter, as everyone of us is unique and more or less comfortable with some advised behaviour. As this … More The seven habits of highly effective people by Stephen Covey
I want to wish a Merry Christmas to all my readers. In Nigeria, they don’t really celebrate Christmas Eve. The celebration is on Christmas Day itself. So, three years ago, I decided that I was missing the Christmas Eve meal I was used to in France and I started my own tradition of a family dinner … More Merry Christmas to you
I was so relieved when I saw this animation that perhaps you already know. Finally, I understand that the universe is not against me alone!
Christmas is here and it is kindness time again. I have been struggling with this idea of kindness for a few days now judging from the topics of my last posts! I was telling you, the other day, that I have started watching Indian series and in one of the episode I saw yesterday, from … More The good wife
I sometimes ask myself this question and certainly I am not the only one as I lately found this answer given by a French author, called Olivier Marion, whom I don’t have any information about but whose analysis I find quite interesting as he has succeeded in stressing out the essence of a well intended … More Do you need to be mean to succeed?
There was a time when some children, guilty of some minor mischief, would be awaiting Santa Claus anxiously, not knowing if he will judge them deserving enough to receive a gift. Those times are long gone, as you don’t need to be a good boy or a good girl anymore to get the latest PlayStation, or … More Christmas gift
In the Old Testament, it is easy to find quotes portraying God as an authoritative and unforgiving figure : “You shall have no other gods before me.” “You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to … More What the Bible says – The Dutch experiment
Obviously, the Bible says a lot of things about a lot of different subjects and many sections of the Holy Book can sometimes be quite unsettling. For example when the snake says to Eve : “For God knows that in the very day you eat from it, your eyes will be opened and you will be … More What the Bible says – A few thoughts
“Every man is born with a pretty violent penchant for domination, riches and pleasures, and with great taste for laziness; therefore every man would like to have money and women or girls of others, to be their master, to subject them to all his whims, and to do nothing, or at least to do only … More Equality: are we there yet?
I know that this is really a frivolous topic, but frivolity is also part of who I am, so I will not make excuses for it! I used to be obsessed with Michelle Obama’s sense of style and I used to check a blog called Mrs O., everyday, to get a glimpse at what she was wearing. … More Michelle Obama wardrobe