Life

My personal blog is basically my journey into what matters in the world and why. I find life lessons in conversations that I have, or while I’m watching a movie, or when I’m reading a book. Beneath you’ll find the life lessons that I think are worth sharing. Pick the one that matches your interest.

10 successful people who failed hard but used it as fuel on their road to success

Sometimes it's more interesting to talk about failures than about achievements. Especially when the screw-ups come from people that turned out really well. Read on for some examples of people who failed but actually used those failures on their way to success.

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From the short stories series: the old wise man and the drumming boys

Old and wise men seem to be the subject of many

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From the Short Stories Series: The blind men and the elephant

I came to notice that elephants are often used as a metaphor in the various short stories that are in circulation. The short story called

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From the Short Stories Series: Three Bricklayers

Read on for the parable about the three bricklayers and their meaning of work.

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5 Things I Learned From David Bowie

It’s now been over 4 years since the tragic death of David Bowie. Besides the fact that he must have lived life to the fullest - doing things god has forbidden, Bowie…

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The value of what people say about you when you’re not in the room

It can be interesting to understand how people experience you and view you. Not because they are always right, but because they might see a certain aspect of you that…

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From the short stories series: The Struggles of Our Life

This short story is about a father who wants to teach his daughter a lesson. The short story is about dealing with failure and disappointments. Read on for the Struggles…

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From the short stories series: A Box Full of Kisses

Motivational stories have the ability to lift us up, make us smile, encourage, motivate and teach us valuable lessons about life. That's why I like them so much. The following…

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From the short stories series: The Butterfly Story

The great thing about short stories is that they’re powerful reads, they are easy to digest and there’s always something to learn at the end of each story. Many of them…

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From the short stories series: The Wise Man

A short story about an old man can not be missing in the

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