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The anatomy of losing books to “friends”

The anatomy of losing books to “friends” By Gabriel Dinda If you have one hundred books in your home library, you have probably lost books of the same quantity to you friends. First they pose as utterly trustworthy. And true, they could be-but not with books. When your friends pay you a visit, they find …

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If you are not reading good literature, you are rotting

If you are not reading good literature, you are rotting By Gabriel Dinda To be honest, I can’t put this any better. If you are not reading good books, you are rotting. From the head. The rot is inward out. Sooner or later, everyone will experience it. Do you know what happens to a fresh …

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Quarantined for Growth: Platforms with Useful content for you

Compiled by Gabriel Dinda. Many say that in the 21st Century, illiteracy is not considered as the failure to read and write but the failure to take up the many opportunities which are within our reach. During this time where we are advised to be home, we can do so much more with ourselves. I …

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If you only do something because you have time, you are wasting your time

By Gabriel Dinda I have met a number of people who tell me that when “they get time” they will write. I have also met so many other people who insist that when “they get time; they will pray”. Every time I hear such a response, I conclude only one thing, they don’t value what …

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Is Coronavirus reminding us what really matters in life?

By Gabriel Dinda For the past few months and especially in the past one month, the world has been on standstill, almost singing to the same tune of Coronavirus in unison. Something that until five months ago wasn’t a matter of discussion has now taken over all avenues of discussion in a manner that no …

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What is that one thing that can’t be stolen from you?

By Gabriel Dinda John has lived in a fairly safe neighborhood in Uthiru for three years. Owing to his social nature, he is almost familiar with everyone in his neighborhood. He invites friends to his house occasionally to enjoy the company of each other. John hails from Vihiga, from a family that struggles to put …

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How can there be so much talent in one room (Write Your Passion II)?

By Gabriel Dinda When Lydia read her piece of the assignment Joan Thatiah, a renowned journalist and author, and our trainer, I was shocked. “What are you doing in this class?” I almost asked her. It had the depth, refinement, and breadth that warrants a piece of writing ready for publication. How many Lydias are …

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It’s okay to share memes, but what about opportunities?

By Gabriel Dinda Every time I come across something good, I feel like sharing it with all my friends and encouraging them to take part in it. I have done this a few times and the greatest joy is someone coming back to you to let you know that the information you shared was helpful. …

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Of Mugabe Quotes and the Joy of Zimbabwe

By Gabriel Dinda  For the past 6 days, I have been in Zimbabwe, getting the best of Mugabe Quotes (from the source). It was so easy for me to introduce myself, “My name is Gabriel, Mugabe’s namesake.” No one forgot my name. I don’t know whether everyone is respectful or they think everyone deserves the …

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