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SOME LESSONS ON MONEY

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There are always two types of money, the money that belongs to you and the one that does not belong to you.  If you live long in this world, you will realize that some don't know the difference between what belongs to them and what does not belong to them and some are so sincere about this error. This misconception has led to so much qarrel, wars and diverse bloodshed. Some actually belief that anything that comes their way is theirs, even in our day to day relations. This is the reason we have so many laws, place gates and fence around our house, are wary of doing business with people and commiting things to people. Our courts are filled with many cases over what belongs to me and what does not belong to me. When I hear news, I say to myself, if only many will stay within what is legitimately theirs, most troubles will disappear. Let's focus on money. Here are some of the difference between money that belongs to you and the one that does not belong to you. THE MONE

ONE GOOD DEED

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Misty was an easygoing woman in her early thirties going about minding her own business.  One day, she boarded a public transportation bus where other passengers were seated. A chef coming from the union of chefs meeting was also in the bus. Unfortunately, the chef didn't know his wallet had fallen off somewhere before he boarded the bus. All the money on him with debit cards were in it. It was at the point of paying after the bus had moved a considerable distance that he discovered. It was embarrassing for him. The bus stopped and the fare collector began to shout at him, calling him a liar who did not want to pay. Misty came to his rescue and paid for him.  Everyone got off the bus in peace. Misty forgot about the incident. Misty had a weakness, she liked flowers. Everybody knew. One of the reasons she fell for her boyfriend, his flower gifts won her heart. Misty was simple, crystal like by nature. Misty was a private person, had little social life. Her bo

THE SURPRISE 3. THE STORY CONCLUDED.

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...Krestal did not sleep at the hotel that night, he was too furious. As he left the room with his luggage, two security personnel of the hotel accosted him and enquired if he was no more interested in the room he already paid for. He looked at them with disdain, hissed and replied he was leaving for another hotel. He, obviously, could not tell them the reason for his anger, harsh tone and sudden change of mind. Of course, they were aware but pretended not to know. They offered to help him get a refund, an offer he quickly accepted. They led him to the cashier, who, without any argument, gave him back his money in cash and took the receipt earlier issued from him. The cashier had already being instructed by the manager to refund his money, no reason was given, once the security personnel bring him to her. She simply complied without knowing the reason.  He went to a night club to drown his sorrow with beer and club girls. He stayed two days in one of the rooms available for guests who

THE SURPRISE 2. THE STORY CONTINUES...

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Well, Krestal was prosecuted and went to jail.  Alero steadfastly testified against him in the court. Other girls he had humiliated and either quietly bore the shame or were denied of justice due to Krestal's ability to buy his way out of justice were brought in by the prosecution to also testify against him. The FBI was determined to send him to jail for a very long time. Some of Krestal's rough friends wanted to scare the witnesses away with threats, intimidation and various attacks; but the FBI rounded them up and also sent them to jail. All the witnesses were placed on constant surveillance for their protection. Non was hurt in any way. Non of the rough guys went near Alero to disturb her, since they now knew she was a tough one and could take care of herself.  Alero's explanation to her colleagues at work, neighbours, Lisa and other friends was that she learnt martial art for self defence only in a martial arts school near her home while she was also in the

THE SURPRISE 1. THE STORY START

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The story is set in a country in Latin America. Krestal was a neighbourhood casanova. His late father left him a lot of money while he was barely 23years of age.  His mother managed the funds for him, but passed on a few years after. Krestal was not the only child, he has four older siblings, all female. They long got married and lived with their husbands. On several occasions, they asked Krestal to move in with them so they can join hands to help plan his life and funds. Krestal refused, he hates anything discipline and control. The only person he tolerated was his mother, but since she passed on he became a lose cannon. When a husband to one of his sisters attempted to enforce discipline on him and insisted he should let his sisters run his money until he graduates and get a job and also demanded regular report of his movement and activities, Krestal began to avoid him and also bad mouthed him everywhere, calling him a gold digger, in spite of the fact that the man was a

LESSON FROM CAKE

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I don't know how to bake, but I enjoy pastries or whatever they are called. Cake is one of my "dig" (slang for what you like eating). Cake making culture keeps evolving, this one below, i recently ordered for my relaxation.  I like munching when studying or watching stuffs. At the end are pics of different kind of cake people now make. Quite ingenious. I got thinking and came up with a few lessons we can learn from cake.  • Cake is delicious, the taste lingers, accompanied with the right drinks, they can relax your mood, but it comes at a price. Several ingredients are combined to produce a delicious cake. If the ingredients are not complete, you won't get the kind of cake you want. Do you want to eat the cake of life ? I mean a good life without going the evil way, it is possible only if you can gather the proper ingredients and combine them in the right manner. These ingredients include :  • Vision. Clarity of purpose  • Wisdom. Assessing all

A SHORT STORY

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Somewhere in Nigeria.  Anthony was a criminal, a wanted person avoiding being arrested for various crimes. The law was hot in pursuit. Law enforcement agents were looking for him, therefore, he decided to leave town and relocate to another state until things cool off. He might even do better in crime in the new state where no one knows him. Travelling by road was risky, Policemen on the highway might spot him. He decided to travel by train. Many coaches, he can easily pass unnoticed among the crowd. Good idea.  Anthony goes about disguised with fake moustache, hairstyle, eyelashes, adjusted eyebrows and other stuffs he does on his appearance to look very different from who the Police is  actually looking for. It was early in the morning, he put on his disguise and arrived at the train station.  He headed confidently towards the ticketing section. Unfortunately for him, the train administration recently stopped receiving cash for tickets sales. You either buy tic