M-E-D-I-T-A-T-I-O-N

August 31, 2009

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My adventure hormones has recently taken to a new path where i am seeking self awareness. Starting this moment, i am eager to take this path and in the coming weeks, i will be docummenting my progress.

For today, we are going to tackle the basic details for all the readers who may choose to take a similar path.

With the hectic pace and demands of modern life, many people feel stressed and over-worked. It often feels like there is just not enough time in the day to get everything done. Our stress and tiredness make us unhappy, impatient and frustrated. It can even affect our health. We are often so busy we feel there is no time to stop and meditate! But meditation actually gives you more time by making your mind calmer and more focused.

    MEDITATION

– according to wikipedia, is a mental discipline which attempts to get beyond reflective “thinking” mind into a deper state of reflection or awareness.

    Health benefits of Meditation;

– Meditation is used as a method of respiration, blood pressure and brain chemistry. Therefore, it helps in stress and pain reduction
– It is also good for having a strong spirit, mind and body.
– Meditation can also help us to understand our own mind. We can learn how to transform our mind from negative to positive, from disturbed to peaceful, from unhappy to happy.

    Physical postures.

There are different postures only i have chosen a particular one in this case.
1. Keep the spine straight; this helps in circulation of spiritual energy
2. Place your right hand on top of your left hand
3. Keep your eyes closed
4. Use cross legged sitting

    How to meditate

A simple ten or fifteen minute breathing meditation as explained below can help you to overcome your stress and find some inner peace and balance.
Overcoming negative minds and cultivating constructive thoughts is the purpose of the transforming meditations. This is a profound spiritual practice you can enjoy throughout the day, not just while seated in meditation.

1) Place feet comfortably on the floor

2) You can rest one hand inside the other hand, but you don’t want to interlace the fingers because that may restrict blood flow.

3)As you take up a pose, make sure that there is no tension anywhere in the body. You make sure that there’s no tension in your leg muscles, your stomach muscles are relaxed, your shoulders are relaxed, your neck and facial muscles are relaxed, and your jaw muscles are relaxed.

4) Next, you close your eyes very gently and very sweetly as if resting for sleep, but you remain fully awake and fully alert behind the eyes. Your eyeballs are fixed straight ahead – horizontally. There should be no squinting or pressure placed on the eyelids.

5) After you are relaxed, focus your attention on one thing, that can be music, your breathing or a particular piece of focus. According to Tanya Colucci, the MINT Director of Private Training. Here is where is what you do.

We are simply gazing into the center of the field of darkness that we see in front of us…. Now that we are gazing, watching, looking, seeing, and noticing what comes into the field of vision in front of us, we need to block the mind from sending us distracting thoughts. We do this by repeating a Mantra. We repeat this Mantra slowly – with the tongue of thought – mentally at regular intervals. You may repeat any loving name of God that is meaningful to you into the center of the field of vision that you see in front of you. Or, you may repeat this small Mantra: My Aim Is To Meditate. We speak each word slowly with the tongue of thought into the center of the field of vision that we see in front of you.

Each word is spoken firmly and slowly at regular intervals into the center of the field of vision that we see in front of us. We place all of our mental concentration into speaking each word slowly at regular intervals as if each word is being cast into the center of the field of vision that you see in front of you. If you begin to see flashes of Light or circles of Light or pin-pricks of Light, continue to gaze beyond the Lights. If you try to notice or focus on the Light, it will disappear, so simply continue to gaze into the center of whatever you see in front of you and repeat the Manta with firm concentration into the center of whatever you see in front of you.

7)when you get to this point, you are meditating.

8)You should start everyday with 5 minutes of meditation and end the day with 5 minutes of meditation. Slowly build up your time each week by 1-2 minutes during each sitting until you are able to sit for 20-30 minutes.

When you first sit for Meditation try the technique “Three Equals Four.”

1) Still the Body, 2) Still the Mind, 3) Focus the Attention =4) Meditation

Unbelievable

July 17, 2009

My landlord just decided to build another house in front of my door. Mad FaceI can’t believe the residence is turning into a slum just before my eyes and that I have to move again.

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MYQAL JACKSON aka Pop King

June 26, 2009

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I heard on the radio this morning that Micheal Jackson had passed and my heart started to cry.
Its amazing, that even with the a big percentage hating on him and man, happy now that he finally gave up his spirit, some of us are hurt that he passed at such an age. He was a legend to us of course when it comes to music and dance. I really was looking forward to his Album that he was about to release.

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Funny that he made people’s comedy careers and brought a lot of money into the Press’ pockets.
These people killed Micheal. Is it a surprise that he died of heart failure? How in Heaven was he supposed to stay with a good heart if half of the world media wasn’t putting pressure on his small heart to stay normal. Probably he would never have turned to the kids.

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MY opinion is that Michael Jackson was Iconic. He was not just a singer, he was also a choreographer, dancer, arranger performer, etc.. His thriller video was the best of its kind. He was a legend and influenced so many boy bands, Madonna, Britney, Donna Summer, etc. I sure will miss him terribly.

Kudos for the dances and for keeping it real for atleast 20 years over

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    HIS MUSIC

1. Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’
2. Baby Be Mine
3. The Girl Is Mine
4. Thriller
5. Beat It (single version)
6. Billie Jean (single version)
7. Human Nature
8. P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
9. The Lady In My Life
10. Vincent Price Excerpt from “Thriller” Voice-Over Session (Thriller 25th Anniversary Voice-Over Session)
11. The Girl Is Mine 2008 (Thriller 25th Anniversary Remix featuring will.i.am)
12. P.Y.T (Pretty Young Thing) 2008 (Thriller 25th Anniversary Remix featuring will.i.am)
13. Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ 2008 (Thriller 25th Anniversary Remix featuring Akon)
14. Beat It 2008 with Fergie (Thriller 25th Anniversary Remix featuring Fergie)
15. Billie Jean 2008 Kanye West mix (Thriller 25th Anniversary Remix featuring Kanye West)
16. For All Time (unreleased track from the original Thriller sessions)

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REST IN PEACE MICHEAL JOSEPH JACKSON. YOU SURE HAD A FAN DOWN HERE.

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THIS – YOUR SONG

June 22, 2009

No one desires to be alone.
All I ever wanted was a friend
Am guilty, for taking your love for granted
Now, I want to share the way I feel about you
And let you know.
How can I show you?

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I felt I should write you this song
It would reveal my heart
And tell you the way I feel
I feel like telling you
How much I LOVE YOU
No special reason
I just thought you should know

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When my days are dark
Don’t be upset that I called you
For all you do, I just want to thank you
And share with you the way I feel
Just before you go
Coz I need you to know
How can I let you know?

So I felt by writing this – your song
It would reveal my heart
And tell you how I feel
I feel like telling you
How I love you so
No special reason
I just thought you should know

This is coming from my heart
I will never ever part from your love
You should know that it was love from the start
And I will forever let it show
That’s why I wrote you this – your song

BLACK SUNDAY

June 16, 2009

“There is more noise here than the music” that’s my friend Angel. It’s coming to the closure of the day and its unbelievable.

I wake this morning and It’s a cloudy day. Who wakes up at 6 am on a Sunday? Well, I have to rush to the hair dresser because I failed to make it yesterday. By 11 am, I should be headed to church but am off to office to finish my assignment due tomorrow. It starts raining. My newly plaited hair is not only giving me a head ache but is also wet.

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I reach office and my adapter is missing, my laptop battery is dead. I can’t work, cant do anything. OMG. I prepare to go home and its raining harder now. Angel calls me and affirms that we need to do something this Sunday. Only we have no idea what it is. What do people do on Sunday afternoons?

At 6 pm, we decide on an evening walk. The grass looks greener now. It’s like the rains washed way the sad moments of the day. We bump into a food festival and there is lots of it, music and art on exhibition. My day is brighter now, my evening actually. The after party is accentuated with African jazz rhythms. I want to stay here.

I need to find a drink, the bar is closed and there is no music in the bar, only noise. So we go back outside to enjoy the evening. The sky is filled with stars and the moon is rising.

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WHAT CAN SEPARATE ME FROM YOUR LOVE

June 10, 2009

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It’s a mystery, one that I will never understand

It’s how you care for me and take me as I am.

Now I know, I let you down

It’s my imperfection

But you never let anything come between you and me

You won’t walk away even when I scream and yell at you.

And you don’t look away when I embarrass myself.

You just hold me close. It’s a love I never knew.

Its gets stronger and longer.

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What can separate me from your love?

No height, nor depth

You just stick around no matter what

Your love is patient

Your love is kind and generous

What can separate me from your love?

Magic Moments

June 1, 2009

How can I best describe the beauty of my youth. When I was young, life was very different and as I relish in the memories right now, I vividly remember the year I turned 25. My mission was to do all the things I wanted to do when I was 17 and 21.

Lucky for me, I had these friends who were all set to have as much fun as the country would offer at the time. At least if all they could do was to be happy considering the fact that they got work leave once every 2 years. So they partied every weekday night if they had to.

For example there is this one night we go to the club like we have been doing the last 3nights since Wednesday. The Rugby club is our first choice but since its quiet early for a saturday night, its a little boring.
¨Lets hit the next place” Gloria suggests.
¨ Am headed home¨ Jackie counters.

After persistent cooing and name calling, Jackie agrees to come with us to ¨The Lounge¨ for 30 minutes. We immediately agree as we plan to make her stay for much longer. We head for the loft on arrival. The music is bringing the house down. We can hardly hear each other. We choose the corner and we are already dancing on the couch and the tables.

Guess who shows up after 15 minutes? Valaria with her crew. We are rocking a girls corner and the guys can help but eye us. Andrew who we all call the `dancer´spots us and comes our way with some of our boy-friends. Yeah baby its time to have fun.

At 2 a.m, we decide we can still hear the music from outside. Its so hot in here, we need to cool off. I didn´t mention before that in all our attempts to look hot which we did, Gloria had beat us at it. She was the sexy siren that night. With a red head piece around her long dreadlocks, flashy big green ear loops, a beautiful black fitting shirt with a cream belt, hot jeans and red shoes. Boy, u had to see this. I have never seen different colors working so well together. She stands with her best-friend Michael under the canopy of a Jacaranda tree.

By 4 a.m, its 4 guys and 2 ladies left. We have to make another stop at popular eating place. Wandegeya has a reputation of serving food ant any hour of the day or night. We order for fries and 2 whole chicken roasted, and not fried. the guys most def. are making lewid jokes mostly about Michael jackson and his hilarious life style. We are laughing our lungs out, its crazy. Our platter is served and we dig in like we haveńt eaten for 5 days. The chicken is so yummy, I want more.

By the time the cock crows the third time, we are just setting off for home. Its 6 a.m in the morning and we have to be at church by 9 a.m.

Rendevous

May 26, 2009

Am to go meet him, anytime from now at the kangaro pub. My worry is what would anybody be doing at the pub at 11 in the morning. Is he drunk, did he spend a night there or that is where he works. I have no idea, my body shudders from the idea of a meeting him with yesterdayś beer stench coming out of his mouth. I have to meet him today. I have postponed this long enough and i have to do it now..

Emmanuel calls me and he wants to see me.. can i see him? Sounds like a good destruction. But he tells me it is cold and he could use some warmth. I am not sure i can emit enough heat to keep both of us warm anyhow.

But then i have to go and meet him. Its now raining outside, i have to brave the rain because he will hit me again if i do not go this time. He has been threatening that i will see him when I see him. I peep through the window, its raining hard the water is rushing on carrying whatever it comes across. Will I really make it there? I wonder.

My phone is ringing, its him again. What should I do? ¨pick it up my¨ brain screams but my hands are clustered together, they cant move. I am paralysed, I look at the screen , its him calling for 3 minutes now. I pick it. ¨Where the hell are you?¨ comes a scream to my ear.. ¨jus…..t¨ I stammer back. ¨Get yo fat ass here right now¨ he shouts. I switch off the phone, run out into the rain… its closer than I thought, I can see the red sign at the entrance blinking in the rain. I approach the entrance, the interrior is dim so dim I can hardly see my hands if i stretched them out. I start to shout out… ¨hello,……helloo…. hello, anybody here¨ A cold hand meets my face with a hard strike. I reach out to hold onto something…I cant find anything. I am falling…falling. my head hits the floor. I feel pain..somewhere..i think its my arm..then darkness

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May 26, 2009

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