Tag: Adversity

Dagny

Age of Gumption

  I don’t remember much of the 1971 movie, Do Boond Paani. Every so often though, I am reminded of one of its songs. I play it

Giving Up

Other people struggle NOT to give up. Your fight begins at the other end of the spectrum.

You don’t know how to give up.

Impact

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3IVRys63x4?rel=0&w=640&h=360] My first reaction to this video was of admiration for Jennifer… naturally. She is certainly a girl of indomitable spirit. Although the video

Breakthrough

I have known Sarita (name changed) for almost ten years. She is a self-employed woman. When I met her, she had reached a plateau in

Under the Circumstances

Have you heard people say, “Well Under The Circumstances, what did you expect me to do?!” The sentence is duly attended by a martyred air

Nacre

Nacre is also known as mother of pearl. It is an organic-inorganic composite material produced by some molluscs. It is also what makes up the

Kamikaze

Kamikaze is a Japanese word which literally means Divine Wind (Kami: Divine; Kaze: Wind). The word came into being during WWII. A group of Japanese

Jinxed

The dictionary defines Jinxed as: bring bad luck to; cast an evil spell on. Yes, there are plenty of Jinxed folk out there. I don’t

Invictus

  Invictus is a Latin word meaning Unconquered (Invictive (adj) undefeatable). The word has remained in current usage because of William Ernest Henley’s poem of

Song Of Luminescence

I am a little uptight. The lady I want to introduce to you today is so precious that I am afraid to choose the words

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