Friday, March 23, 2012

Repost: The 99 Club!

Once upon a time, there lived a King who, despite his luxurious lifestyle, was neither happy nor content.
One day the King came upon a Servant who was singing happily while he worked. This fascinated the King; why was he, the Supreme Ruler of the Land, unhappy and gloomy, while a lowly servant had so much  joy. The King asked the Servant, "Why are you so happy?"
The Servant replied, "Your Majesty, I am nothing but a servant, but my family and I don't need too much - just a Roof over our heads and warm food to fill our tummies." The King was not satisfied with that reply.    
Later in the day, he sought the advice of his most trusted Advisor. After hearing the King's woes and the Servant's story, the Advisor said, "Your Majesty, I believe that the servant has not been made part of The 99 Club."

"The 99 Club? And what exactly is that?" the King inquired.  The Advisor replied, "Your Majesty, to truly know what The 99 Club is place 99 Gold Coins in a bag and leave it at this Servant's doorstep."  When the servant saw the bag, he took it into his house. When he opened the bag, he let out a great shout of joy... so many Gold Coins!
He began to count them. After several counts, he was at  last convinced that there were 99 Coins. He wondered, "What could've happened to that last Gold Coin? Surely, no one would leave 99 Coins!"  He looked everywhere he could, but that final Coin was elusive. Finally, exhausted, he decided that he was going to have to work harder than ever to earn that Gold Coin and complete his collection.  
From that day, the servant's life was changed. He was overworked, horribly grumpy, and castigated his family for not helping him make that 100th Gold Coin. He stopped singing while he worked.
Witnessing this drastic transformation, the King was puzzled. When he sought his Advisor's help, the Advisor said, "Your Majesty, the servant has now officially joined The 99 Club."  
He continued, "The 99 Club is a name given to those people who have enough to be happy but are never contented, because they're always yearning and striving for that extra "1" telling to themselves: "Let me get that one final thing and then I will be happy for life."
We can be happy, even with very little in our lives, but the minute we're given something bigger and better, we want even more! We lose our sleep, our happiness, we hurt the people around us; all these as a price for our growing needs and desires.
That's what joining the 99 Club is all about."

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Secret to relationships?

"Relationships last long because two people made a choice. The decision to keep it, to fight for it, and to work hard for it." - Anonymous

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Being a woman

Girls want to control the man in their life. Grown Women know that if he's truly hers, he doesn't need controlling.

Girls check you for not calling them. Grown women are too busy to realize you hadn't.

Girls are afraid to be alone. Grown women revel in it using it as a time for personal growth.

Girls ignore the good guys. Grown women ignore the bad guys.

Girls make you come home. Grown women make you want to come home.

Girls leave their schedule wide-open and wait for a guy to call and make plans. Grown women make their own plans and nicely tell the guy to get in where he fits.

Girls worry about not being pretty and/or good enough for their man. Grown women know that they are pretty and/or good enough for any man.

Girls try to monopolize all their man's time (i.e., don't want him hanging with his friends). Grown women realize that a lil' bit of space makes the 'together time' even more special-and goes to kick it with her own friends.

Girls think a guy crying is weak. Grown women offer their shoulder and a tissue.

Girls want to be spoiled and 'tell' their man so. Grown women 'show' him and make him comfortable enough to reciprocate without fear of losing his 'manhood'.

Girls get hurt by one man and make all men pay for it. Grown women know that was just one man.

Girls fall in love and chase aimlessly after the object of their affection, ignoring all 'signs'. Grown women know that sometimes the one you love, don't always love you back-and move on, without bitterness.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Love by Kayyla

My life is so consumed
By things that make me so confused
The pain of loving someone
When they won't love you

Giving them your heart
Just to see them tear it apart
Not knowing why you care so much
When they won't care for you

Fighting for them
Time and time again
Trying to prove yourselves
Wanting to be with them

Misery and happiness
Joined together as one
To you it might be called agony
To me it's called love

Monday, September 26, 2011

Post coach tour and unilink buzz

OMG I just did two of my most favourite things to do all on the same day.

How awesome is that?!

:D :D :D

The unilink was interesting because we were given a new (rather rubbish) temporary bus. One near-miss accident and countless people with death wishes later, I got out to do the final City Coach Tour, and this time it was amazing!! Perfectly executed, rarely needed to look at my notes, and I even had an amazing Pompey bus driver to trade barbs with.

Today's an absolutely amazing day.

And it's not even over yet. I'm going back to finish off my unilink work in a few minutes ;)

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Purpose in life?

Sometimes I don't really realize how many lives I am very blessed to have touched.

I was emailing a guy who went on one of my UCAS tours, and hearing how things are going remarkably well for him, it just makes me humbled to think that I may have a small part in making that all happen.

God certainly works in mysterious ways. Alhamdulillah :)