I got news from Naana one fine morning that an institution had called her for a job interview. She had less than a week to prepare since the interview was due in some few days after she got the letter. Like any other person, she started revising her notes and revisited abandoned books so thatContinue reading “What do employers want from employees? A sequel”
Why don’t other companies take a minute to tell us why they hired someone else? It would help job seekers like me and all those who associate themselves with this story tremendously if they did.
Many of us enter into relationships without constructing a real life for ourselves when we were single because we have come to live increasingly in a fantasy world, one over which, though, we could have some control.
As a Christian, miracle has been one word that has constantly resounded in my ears since infancy. First, the miracles by Jesus, and other miracles performed by his disciples as well as other early church fathers and ministers, were taught in Sunday schools.
Growing up, I came to realise how obsessed some of us are with miracles. It must be an interesting thing.
Behind these harshness lies another quality of trying to see the silver lining of the dark cloud – the diamond in a rough – of the effects of the disease which feels very much like the calm before a very long and punishing storm.
Truly! Truly! on that gloomy day,
All knew the end has come her way;
Last, a mother saw a son go away.
Wait! the story ending, we have not heard:
Casting her gaze on the skyline near
the phosphorescent mirage made clear,
Seeing such agony, she cannot bear –
To ponder it, I do not dare!
Red fangs have torn her face.
Earth’s blood is shedding;
She mourns from a lone place
Her children perish.
I hear the voice of the world in cries;
In tears that waste the eyes,
By faith, so vainly fed;
With a tyrant so cruel to put earth to death.
“Ah, helpless world!” said I;
“Ah, wretched world!” twice did I sadly cry;
“Ah, helpless world!” the north and south reply.
However at the end, our ability to wrestle through these challenging moments make us deserving of the greatest title of all – Heroes.