12 Life lessons you can learn from Kanye West’s lyrics

Kanye West has said more memorable things in the last decade than any other pop star alive. Yes, occasionally the things he says are infuriating, reductive and stupid. But, for the most part, Kanye is an endless reservoir of strange knowledge. Kanye West 1. “Bought more jewelry, more Louis V., my momma couldn’t get through to … Continue reading 12 Life lessons you can learn from Kanye West’s lyrics

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Life lessons they don’t teach you in school

Pᴏᴘᴄᴏʀɴs ᴀʀᴇ ɴᴏʀᴍᴀʟʟʏ ғʀɪᴇᴅ ɪɴ ᴛʜᴇ sᴀᴍᴇ ᴘᴏᴛ, ɪɴ ᴛʜᴇ sᴀᴍᴇ ᴏɪʟ, ᴀᴛ ᴛʜᴇ sᴀᴍᴇ ᴛɪᴍᴇ ᴀɴᴅ ᴜɴᴅᴇʀ ᴛʜᴇ sᴀᴍᴇ ʜᴇᴀᴛ ᴄᴏɴᴅɪᴛɪᴏɴs, Bᴜᴛ ᴛʜᴇʏ ᴅᴏ ɴᴏᴛ ᴀʟʟ ᴘᴏᴘ ᴀᴛ ᴛʜᴇ sᴀᴍᴇ ᴛɪᴍᴇ.Wʜᴇɴ ғʟᴏᴏᴅ ᴄᴏᴍᴇs, ғɪsʜ ᴇᴀᴛ ᴀɴᴛs ᴀɴᴅ Wʜᴇɴ ғʟᴏᴏᴅ ʀᴇᴄᴇᴅᴇs, ᴀɴᴛs ᴇᴀᴛ ғɪsʜ, Oɴʟʏ ᴛɪᴍᴇ ᴍᴀᴛᴛᴇʀs.Tᴏ ᴍᴀᴋᴇ sᴏᴀᴘ, ᴏɪʟ ɪs ʀᴇϙᴜɪʀᴇᴅ ᴀɴᴅ ᴛᴏ ᴄʟᴇᴀɴ … Continue reading Life lessons they don’t teach you in school

What is nobility of character?

I was inspired to write this article about nobility of character after reading through Anthony Brandt's work, where he explained the need for everyone to be upright in action, thoughts and deeds. It is true that acts have consequences. You don’t get away with anything. That's the nature of the world; for some people, it's called … Continue reading What is nobility of character?

Important life lessons from Noah’s Ark

I learned almost everything I need to know about life from Noah's Ark, and thought I should share with you. Lesson 1: Don't miss the boat for any reason. Lesson 2: Remember that we are all in the same boat. Lesson 3: Plan ahead. Stop procrastinating, it wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark. Lesson … Continue reading Important life lessons from Noah’s Ark

Pictorial Lesson: Man proposes, God disposes

Life is a constant struggle, one which no one ever gets enough from health, wealth or the myriad of expectations we all share. This story is about a prophet who sought to explain the walk of life to his subject. The man of God took out three sticks and placed them on a line, one … Continue reading Pictorial Lesson: Man proposes, God disposes

Honor these commandments that you may live

There are a total of ten commandments handed down to mankind through the biblical Moses, but it appears there are more unwritten enactments elsewhere for Christians and Muslims alike. A Muslim cleric Muhammad Baqir ('A) outlined three commandments as "incontestable" and mandatory. According to the Imam who writes on Sufi Comics, these explicit instructions have … Continue reading Honor these commandments that you may live