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The story of two fish

The story of two fish

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Two fish were swimming when they saw a piece of meat dangling before them. The younger fish darted toward it with an open mouth. The older fish cried out,   “Stop!” “You can’t see it, but there is a hook inside that meat. It is connected by an invisible…

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The Dog who Ate a Leopard

The Dog who Ate a Leopard

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A young girl takes her pet chihuahua with her on a safari holiday. Wandering too far one day the chihuahua gets lost in the bush, and soon encounters a very hungry looking leopard. The chihuahua realises he’s in trouble, but, noticing some fresh bones on the ground, he settles…

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If you want to be influential, start blogging

If you want to be influential, start blogging

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‘If you want to hide something from an African, put it in the books,’ thus goes the old insult. However, there is some element of truth in the statement, considering the attitude some of us Africans have towards books, and especially when there is no exam attached to the…

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Dead Reckoning

Dead Reckoning

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It is possible to know where we are and whether we are moving at all, when we are walking, cycling, or even driving. We can see objects around us, and our position relative to them can help us know if we are moving or stationery. The road markings on…

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The Most Foolish Bird

The Most Foolish Bird

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There is a very foolish bird called Ngune. That’s the name in my native Embu language, I don’t know it’s English name. The bird only feeds on frogs, and the highlight of its foolishness is that it spends the whole day catching frogs from the river, and placing them…

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We talk of wild animals, but the wildest of all animals is man

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“We talk of wild animals, but the wildest of all animals is man.” –GK Chesterton 70 years ago (August 1945), an atomic bomb was used in war for the first time. The devastation was cosmic. Japan was the recipient; the US was the aggressor. About 140000 people lost their…

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Parable of the Life-saving Station

Parable of the Life-saving Station

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On a dangerous seacoast where shipwrecks often occur, there was once a crude little life-saving station. The building was just a hut, and there was only one boat, but the few devoted members kept a constant watch over the sea, and with no thought for themselves went out day…

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Is there life after birth?

Is there life after birth?

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Two twins were talking in the womb: Tell me, do you believe in life after birth? Of course. After birth comes life. Perhaps we are here to prepare for what comes after birth. Forget it! After birth there is nothing! From there, no one has returned! And besides, what…

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if Humans had Horns…

if Humans had Horns…

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What if human beings had horns? It sounds evil and weird, but I think by now it would be normal. We would be used to it until it sounds normal. I would remember the beautiful horns my grandfather had. Maybe we would know people by the shape of their…

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Is Prophet Dr Owuor a false prophet?

Is Prophet Dr Owuor a false prophet?

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The main problem we have in the church is ascertaining whether most of the churches are genuine or not and whether many of the so called men of God are real or crooks. It is not a surprise that these questions are asked; Jesus already prophesied that in the…

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