Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Power

“What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists” – Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) – inventor of the Telephone

Three simple words – I LOVE YOU – has THE POWER to change the world….

“1 Corinthians 13:4-8
New International Version (NIV)
4 Love is patient, love is kind. It
does not envy, it does not boast, it
is not proud. 5 It does not
dishonor others, it is not self-
seeking, it is not easily angered, it
keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love
does not delight in evil but
rejoices with the truth. 7 It always
protects, always trusts, always
hopes, always perseveres.
8 Love never fails. But where there
are prophecies, they will cease;
where there are tongues, they will
be stilled; where there is
knowledge, it will pass away.”

http://mobile.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Corinthians+13%3A4-8

..these are powerful positive words putting you on the frequency of greatness.

John 3:16 – For God so loved the
world, that he gave his only
begotten Son, that whosoever
believeth in him should not perish,
but have everlasting life.

http://www.kingjamesbibleonline.org/Matthew-22-36_22-40/

The Secret is the law of attraction – whatever you give out you will recieve therefore give out positivity and surely positivity will follow.

The Power takes this one step further it is simply LOVE, we all have a heart pumping in our body…place your right hand on ur chest and feel the beat DOEP DOEP DOEP…

Matthew Chapter 22
36 Master, which [is] the great
commandment in the law?
37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt
love the Lord thy God with all thy
heart, and with all thy soul, and
with all thy mind.
38 This is the first and great
commandment.
39 And the second [is] like unto it,
Thou shalt love thy neighbour as
thyself.
40 On these two commandments hang
all the law and the prophets.

http://www.kingjamesbibleonline.org/Matthew-22-36_22-40/

.DOEP DOEP..this is the organ, together with your brain which gives love, take care of your heart and use it to spread love into the world.

Take away love and our earth is a tomb” – Robert Browning (1812 – 1889) – Poet

The 4th Commandment:
“Honour your father and your
mother, so that you may live
long in the land the LORD
your God is giving you.
— Exodus 20:12 (NIV) ”

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honour_thy_father_and_thy_mother

We can live forever, there are no limitations to life, “The very word ‘bieng’ tells you that you will always be! You are not a human ‘been’!”

This book goes through the different stages in which we can use The Power in our lives. There a many inspirational quotes from great leaders who all knew about The Secret and through there knowledge of words and actions should inspire us to great things.

Do not doubt yourself…

our doubts are traitors and makes us lose the good we aft might win” – Wlliam Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) – English Playwright

and know that there is a plan for us all..we all have a choice.

“Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice” – William Jennings Bryan (1860 – 1925) – United States Political Leader

Be excited about life, about love – BE ALERT to the universe..

“The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children” – Mahatma Ghandi (1869 – 1948) – Indian Political Leader

..be like a child, ask questions, be curious about life as it is beautiful and there is always an answer. It will come to you in any form from a sign on a lampost to a conversation with a stranger, or it might be in reading this message therefore I say again BE ALERT.

There are 12 chapters in this book:
1.Introduction
2.What is the Power
3.The Power of feelings
4.Feeling frequencies
5.The Power of creation.
6.Life follows you.
7.Keys to the Power
8.The Power and money
9.The Power abd relationships
10.The Power and health
11.The Power and You.
12.The Power and life

“Twelve is a perfect number,
signifying perfection of government,
or of governmental perfection.”

http://www.biblestudy.org/bibleref/meaning-of-numbers-in-bible/12.html

…this might seem like a coincidence that I am posting this on the 12th month of the year but nothing happens without a reason so whatever you get out of this post I hope it will be positive and enrich your life into the new year :-D.

“Happiness depends on ourselves” – Aristotte (384 -322) – Greek Philosopher and Scientist

The Power is within US…YOU and ME together we can overcome any struggle or hardship, all we need is LOVE.

“Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness” – Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809 – 1894) – Dean of Harvard Medical School

Lastly I would like to thank the author: Rhonda Byrne for sharing both The Secret and now The Power with us I feel that this message should be spread across the world with as many people as possible

THANK YOU and GOD BLESS

“If the only prayer you say in your entire life is “thank you” – that is enough – Meister Eckhart (1260 -1328) – Christian Writer and Theologian

“Live Today Not Yesterday Not Tomorrow Just Today. Inhabit your moments. Don’t rent them out to tomorrow “- Jerry Spinelli (B. 1941) – Childrens Author

CARPE DIEM – “Sieze the day”

3x3x3 – See the world in 3D

The Rubix Cube also known as the Magic Cube…

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….invented by, in my opinion a “madman” – Ernő Rubik …and I don’t mean that in a bad way because this is a brilliant invention but also super frustrating.

I was going to write this post to brag about me solving the puzzle but at the rate im going that may be when im 100 years old hahaha..NO I WILL SOLVE THE RUBIX CUBE….and im not going to use Magic :-D.

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Who would’ve thought a simple combination of 6 different colours mixed up could be so difficult to put back together…or maybe I am not seeing the bigger picture….The missing link.

There are many records that have been set for the fastest solving of the puzzle and even a group solving it at the same time but this one amazed me the most…

Blindfold solving: The record for
blind solving is held by Marcin
Zalewski of Poland, who solved a
cube blindfolded in 23.80 seconds
(including memorization).

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubik’s_Cube

Read that again….BLINDFOLD SOLVING – are u serious, I’ve been struggling to solve it with open eyes and this guy does it closed eyes o_O – mindboggling.

I am determined to solve it though and when I do you will be the first to know. I feel that it will be a milestone in my life which I will be able to share with my kids one day….and they will continue the legacy…or rather the MAGIC. 😀

Baby im like a Rubix Cube, the more you play with me the harder I get….

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The gift of giving

“This is the time of year we can give
it,
Give it, give it, give it all
One through ten on your list you
can get it,
Get it, get it, get it now…”

http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/justinbieber/falala.html

Yip thats right it’s that time of the year, with less than a week left to Christmas, some of us are scrambling to get those last minute presents.

To me Christmas is a time to spend with family and friends exchanging gifts, not only material gifts but most importantly THE GIFT OF LOVE.

Remember why we are celebrating this day, it is the day the Saviour was born.

Spare a thought for the less fortunate during this time. I think the best feeling is seeing someones eyes light up when you give them something, so don’t be shy to dig your hands in your pockets and share….because sharing is caring.

“I just can’t sleep tonight.
Knowing that things ain’t right.
It’s in the papers, it’s on the TV, it’s
everywhere that I go.
Children are crying.
Soldiers are dying.
Some people don’t have a home.
But I know there’s sunshine beyond
that rain
I know there’s good times behind
that pain
Hey, can you tell me how I can make
a change?

I close my eyes and I can see a
better day
I close my eyes and pray
I close my eyes and I can see a
better day
I close my eyes and pray.”

http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/justinbieber/pray.html

Blessed Festive Season to all.

Emancipate from mental Slavery

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The 30th November we celebrate the day the slaves were freed.

This year was the first time I join in the remembrance celebration put together by Cape Town, and I must say I  thoroughly enjoyed it. The event kicked off with a celebration of song, dance, poetry and a history lesson of the slaves in the old Slave church in long street…still used today. This is the church where the slaves learnt to read and write many years ago.

The choir entertained us in song and dance…the song that moved me the most was African dream it was a really moving performance by the Cape Cultural Collective.

African Dream – Soweto Gospel Chior

Sometimes alone in the evening,I
look outside my window,
At the shadow in the night.
I hear the sound of distant crying,
the darkness multiplying,
The weary hearts denied.
All I feel is my heartbeat,
Beating like a drum,
Beating with confusion.
All I hear are the voices,
Telling me to go,
But I could never run.
(Chorus)
Cos’ in my African Dream
There’s a new tommorow
Cos’ in my african Dream
There’s a dream that we can follow
Now when the night begins to fall,
I listen for your call,
I listen for your heartbeat.
Although my dream is just a dream,
another false illusion,
A shadow in the night.
All I want is for our heartbeats,
The beat just as one,
To silence that confusion.
And the pain and the illusion,
Will dissapear again,
And we would never run
(Chorus)
Cos’ in my African Dream
There’s a new tommorow
Cos’ in my african Dream
There’s a dream that we can follow

http://www.lyricsfreak.com/s/soweto+gospel+choir/african+dream_20554472.html

From the church we moved across to the different spots in Cape Town where Slavery was rife, I must say that the actors depicting how the slaves were treated really took the performance to another level. Wow welldone it was really moving.

Unfortunately I could not do the whole walk but after the glimpse I got, I hope this is done every year because I would definitely want to experience it again..and I encourage more people to join.

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We need to remember where we came from in order to truely move forward…in the well known words of Bob Marley’s Redemption Song.

……Emancipate yourselves from mental
slavery;
None but ourselves can free our
mind.
Wo! Have no fear for atomic
energy,
‘Cause none of them-a can-a stop-a
the time.
How long shall they kill our
prophets,
While we stand aside and look?
Yes, some say it’s just a part of it:
We’ve got to fullfil the book.
Won’t you have to sing
This songs of freedom? –
‘Cause all I ever had:
Redemption songs –
All I ever had:
Redemption songs:
These songs of freedom,
Songs of freedom.

http://www.lyricsfreak.com/b/bob+marley/redemption+song_20021829.html

We also have to acknowledge Mr Mandela may his soul rest in peace, he was an exceptional man who fought for our Freedom.

Nkosi sikelel’ iAfrika
Maluphakanyisw’ uphondo lwayo,
Yizwa imithandazo yethu,
Nkosi sikelela, thina lusapho lwayo.
Morena boloka setjhaba sa heso,
O fedise dintwa la matshwenyeho,
O se boloke, O se boloke setjhaba sa
heso,
Setjhaba sa South Afrika – South
Afrika.
Uit die blou van onse hemel,
Uit die diepte van ons see,
Oor ons ewige gebergtes,
Waar die kranse antwoord gee,
Sounds the call to come together,
And united we shall stand,
Let us live and strive for freedom,
In South Africa our land.

http://www.metrolyrics.com/south-africa-anthem-text-lyrics-national-anthem.html

One last point because we are in the season of Christmas a christmas carol came to light..

O Holy Night…

….Truly He taught us to love one
another,
His law is love and His gospel is
peace.
Chains he shall break, for the slave
is our brother.
And in his name all oppression shall
cease.
Sweet hymns of joy in grateful
chorus raise we,
With all our hearts we praise His
holy name.
Christ is the Lord! Then ever, ever
praise we,
His power and glory ever more
proclaim!
His power and glory ever more
proclaim!

http://www.carols.org.uk/ba32-o-holy-night.htm

…and what a night it was – Thank You

Blessed

Red pill or Blue pill?

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Just like in the Matrix  you have a choice…will it be the Red Tour or the Blue Tour? The choice is yours and no none of them will take you down the Rabbit hole.

So I took the Blue Tour and this is my story, its a Hop on Hop off system so you have the freedom to plan your day. With 14 stops along the route I’d say you spoilt for choice right.

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We got on at Kirstenbosch gardens – according to the guide its the 7th greatest garden in the world…do yourself a favour and take a walk inside – Natural Beauty.

First stop is World of Birds & Monkey Jungle in Hout Bay, hop off and take a walk through a bird sancuary just watch out for the poop :-D.

Next stop is the Imizamo Yethu township…for an extra fee you can take a guided walk through the township or visit the original T-Bag Design Community Arts and Crafts Centre. The great thing about this is that the money goes back into the community for development.

*Fun Fact – Two woman from the Imizamo Yethu township started “Isicongo” – on top of mountain, an initiative whereby they challenged themselves to summit all the highest peaks in the world…Power to Woman :-D.

Stop number 3 is Hout Bay…here you can hop off and visit the various “Flea market” stalls to get a gift of Africa. If lucky you will be entertained by the “Kaapse Klopse” or a man feeding the seals. Be sure to pop into Snoekies for some fresh Fish and Chips.

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If you look closer you’ll see a castle…and nope it is not mine unfortunately.

Right lets hop back on the bus and continue down the coast through to the playground of the rich and famous…yes u got that right it is Camps Bay with its beautiful icy beach and resturants, a great place to catch a tan or maybe a sundowner.

*Fun qoute – work is for people who can’t surf – while in Cape Town learn to surf we have some good waves for the beginners to the more experienced

Be sure to take your camera with thier are loads of opportunities to take pictures of Table Mountain from all angles.

The trip continues around the peninsula, past Clifton, Sea Point to Green Point where you will see The iconic 2010 World Cup Stadium

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Making your way down to the start of the tour at the V&A Waterfront…hop off and explore the various shops and be sure to check out the aquarium, for the adventurous you can swim with the sharks.

The trip continues through the heart of Cape Town, there are stops along the way for you to explore Cape Town by foot be sure to walk through Long Street, where by day it is a great place for a coffee and at night it comes alive with all types of music bustling from the various clubs. Cape Town loves to party.

Once past the bustle of the city the journey continues through District Six….no relation to the movie District 9 though..there are no aliens unless maybe if we talking about alien plants :-D.

Before the journey ends back at Kirstenbosch you will go past Groote Schuur hospital where the first human heart transplant was performed. You will also  get a glimpse of South Africa’s own Hogwarts

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UCT – in the words of the Madiba – “Education is the most powerful
weapon which you can use to
change the world.”

Finally after 2-3 hours we are back at Kirstenbosch, hope you enjoyed  the tour. Please try the Red tour next I’m sure that it will be a whole different experience to see a different side of Cape Town.

For more info visit http://www.citysightseeing.co.za

Enjoy the rest of your Stay in Cape Town 😀

If Today was your last Day…

I paid a dollar for this ticket and all I wanted was a NickelBack….What I got was an amazing experience wow cape town knows how to party 😀

Was so excited that I went early and what a good idea that was because I got a good spot…must say Grandwest Casino is a great venue for a concert.

Getting restless but then finally the lights went off and the opening act announced to screaming fans….The Shaun Jacobs band from Jozi, South Africa. To be honest I didn’t really know them before this but they did a super job to get us pumping…South Africa has amazing talent.

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I saw people I wouldn’t expect at this concert but I guess everyone has thier bucketlist and im glad I ticked this one off mine.

I wonder what happened to that drunken “antie” in the pink sweater though hahaha. Plus I got a free beer hahaha must be the sweater I was wearing Keep Calm and call Batman, Shaun

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Nickelback, Nickelback, Nickelback…boom lights switch off, crowd goes wild then we see them on stage and they rock. We were even treated to a drum and guitar solo wow. 😀

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They went through all thier greatest hits from How You Remind Me, Lullaby to Something in your mouth…I think after last night many screaming fans had a frog in thier mouth 😀 totally worth it though.
http://www.azlyrics.com/n/nickelback.html

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Just when I thought it was over they left the stage and we started screaming we want more…Hahaha because Cape Town can’t get enough of a good thing, we are Rockstars :-D….They came out and did 3 more songs,They rocked the stage for +- 2 hours and a solid performance it was.

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Thank you Big Concerts next up we going to Mars in 30 seconds

Boom

*pictures courtesy of big concerts and myself.

Short and Sweet

South Africa lost another icon in the space of 2 days, another boxing legend too, this time its.

       Jacob ‘Baby Jake’ Matlala
      (01/08/1962 – 7/12/2013)

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“His
record, falling at one
stage to 22 wins, one
draw and seven
losses, finished up at
52 victories, two
draws and 12 losses.
Along the way he
collected the WBO
flyweight, WBO junior
flyweight, IBA junior
flyweight and WBU
junior flyweight titles,
becoming the only
South African boxer to
win four world titles.”

http://www.southafrica.info/about/sport/greats/babyjake.htm

Standing at 4’10 he was not much taller than a Lord of the Rings Hobbit….hmmmm think they should’ve used him in the movies, no CGI needed :-D.

He proved that dynamite does come in small packages but it helps to have big fists too.

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He will also be remembered for his big heart and courage in and outside the ring, and ofcourse for his humilty…just like Madiba, I think this is a great characteristic admired by all.

R.I.P