I’m sitting at the top of a high crater that surrounds Lake Naivasha like a cylindrical tower studded with lush greenery. In silence, I absorb the magnificent sound and scent of nature in its glory.
Below, beautiful ripples over the Lake Naivasha and Rosa a lonely flamingo standing on one leg in a distance.
Over the crater, welcomes a carpet of green fertile land with cows grazing and their shepherds guiding them.
The wind blowing, leaves rustling, I sense the comfort of new friends around me.
Suddenly, I realise that I am right where I need to be in this moment.
Ready to start a new chapter of my life that gives me permission to obey the longing voice in my heart – PURPOSE.”
I wish that all the money in the world turned into hearts!
Then we would have people working so hard to win people’s hearts.
We would pay our bills through the quality and quantity of the hearts we touch.
We would toss our hearts into the fountain of life wishing for our dreams to come true.
We would fight to protect our hearts and those of others.
It wouldn’t be about petty banknotes and coins.
It would be about the real quality of our hearts practically influencing the world around us.
For life is all about love, not money and the things it buys.
We need more heart power!
Love and Sunshine,
Today, I saw an old couple board a plane together and it almost brought me to tears in public. Why my emotions again? Let’s call them Bill and Kate.
Well, Kate had a shaky walk but Bill held her hand and walked with her patiently towards the plane till they reached the stairway. This is when it got too emotional for me.
Kate insisted to climb up the stairs on her own and so Bill did not stop her. Instead, he offered to carry all her bags so that she can focus on climbing up the staircase. Bill is old and the bags were obviously too heavy for him to carry but he still let his lady take up the challenge and walk up the stairs. Luckily, the gent who stood before me me was moved and he offered his strong shoulders to carry their bags.
It was clearly a time-sensitive moment since many other passengers were waiting to board the plane and it was drizzling, but Bill dared to watch his lady take up the challenge.
Kate struggled to raise her leg and I could even see the many spots on her legs due to old age. Step by step, she walked up the stairs with Bill by her side she made it to the top where they exchanged the most amazing and loving smiles.
I remembered that I had seen them at the waiting lounge at the airport where Bill sat on an opposite row of chairs as he watched over Kate. As she read her book, it seemed that she was totally oblivious that Bill was always watching her. Even as she walked towards a donation box for a children’s home, Bill turned to watch where she was going then continued to read his book when she got back.
As I walked towards my seat on the plane, I passed by their seat and witnessed the vibrant love in their eyes even in their old age. Bill really inspired me to know that a real man who loves a woman is like the hero who knows no season but a lifetime. Kate taught me that despite age and circumstances, there is always an opportunity to challenge one another so as to bring out the best in life partners.
I love old people and all the beautiful lessons I get to learn from them. Wherever Bill and Kate are, they might have literally been in their own world during the entire experience but their love taught me lots today. I may not know much about marriage or experiencing true love, but I am so glad to have met Bill and Kate today.
I hope this inspires you as well. Have a great day and weekend ahead good people!