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“That’s brilliant. You must have worked very hard,” I said to my 13 year old son Aran, upon learning that he had come 1st in his year for Spanish.
“I didn’t work hard at all Dad,” came back the reply. “The teacher makes the lessons so interesting that when I came to revise, I found that […]

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Goodwill Message
I offer my very warm greetings to all who are gathered this morning to take part in the Mentoring and Tree Planting Initiative at Ikorodu. I had planned to be there myself, to participate and to enjoy the company of the Principal and Staff, the Children and the General Manager and Management Team […]

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Reaching Your Goal

“Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more. It is a tale” told over and over again.” So as the year gradually comes to an end, we cannot help but wonder at how well we have performed and remember […]

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Why I am Thankful

Sitting with my family at table having Supper after church on Sunday, was a normal pastime in our household. A period when everyone took turns telling stories and happenings during the past week. The stories were usually diverse with everyone recounting tales from outings, meetings, school runs and social events. Also, a good time […]

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Reach Your Greatness

1. “In order to have what you really want, you must first be who you really are.”
Search for yourself. Go beyond the surface. Learn what makes you tick. What motivates you? What challenges you? First find out who you are and then have the courage to stay true to what you find.
2. “Bottom […]

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How happy are you?
1. They don’t avoid risk. Happy people are eager to try new things and venture into unfamiliar territory. They are willing to risk the comfort of certainty for the potential of growth.
2. They don’t seek everyone’s approval. Happy people don’t seek validation or permission. They base their actions upon their own moral […]

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Ten Ways to be Successful

If you want to be successful, one of the best things you can do is emulate other successful people. While every successful person has his or her own unique approach, there are a lot of common patterns you can find when you read their books and watch interviews and lectures. Here are 10 things that […]

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The truth about Giving

At Hope for life Initiative, our need to reach out and empower is a deep conviction that a better humanity is a possibility. It is not about repaying a good deed but about doing something for someone who cannot repay you. It is about either sponsoring a child’s education, visiting a sick person, encouraging […]

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Accept who you are!

Accept Who You Are
None of us can be the best at everything.
Each of us has a set of strengths
that come naturally, talents we have
developed over time, and things we
are never going to be good at. What
enables us to be authentic and effective
leaders is maximizing the use of
our strengths—not focusing on our
weaknesses—and surrounding ourselves
with others whose […]

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Promise to myself

This week as I reflected on happenings in Nigeria and the world, I realised the importance of been true to oneself as the world offers nothing but the WORLD. As Christians our faith is our guide and it not only separates but divides one from the world. The Christian faith is that of daily practicing […]

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