To Live, to Thrive

This is the 42nd story of Our Life Logs.   Kolhapur, a historic city in the west Indian state of Maharashtra, was my first home. I lived the first 12 years of my life in a joint family of about 16 people. The home consisted of my immediate family, grandparents, uncles, and their families. We were thankful to have a large enough house to accommodate … Continue reading To Live, to Thrive

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If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It

This is the 39th story of Our Life Logs.   “The very fact that you have a desire or a dream means that you have the corresponding capacity to realize it.” —Robin S. Sharma, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari. I have lived a blessed life. I was taught from a young age that the best way to find success was through dreaming big. If you can … Continue reading If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It

Life Will Find Its Way

|This is the 34th story of Our Life Logs|   I watch people go through life planning everything out and feel disappointed when something doesn’t go according to the plan. Yes, you can plan everything, but life can just come along and change it. I don’t feel that disappointment because I have allowed life to take me on whatever path it chooses to take. I … Continue reading Life Will Find Its Way

Life Served Me a Lemon

Growing up in the dusty countryside of Kenya was fun and typical for girls of my age in the early 1990s. Life was blissful. Sometimes I wish I could rewind and stop the time, just to savor the innocence of those days. My family had settled about 10 miles from the famous home of Obama’s grandmother in Kogelo. The village was close-knit, and neighbors were … Continue reading Life Served Me a Lemon