Tuesday, March 29, 2011
MY CYBER - ED HEART
It’s funny and at the same time amazing how someone who says you inspire him or her are also an inspiration to you. Over the past couple of years since the rise of social networking and all, I have met and re-met a couple of people who know how to drive it straight to the heart. They are a beacon of hope in a world where despair has chosen as it’s abode, a blast of fresh air on stuffy mornings, and the ray of light one would beg for on days the sun refuses to rise. Wait, they are very ordinary people and to me that’s what makes them extra-ordinary. The ability to stay and be you in a world screaming for your attention, that’s simply amazing. This blog is to appreciate a few (though not all cause have met a handful of amazing people via the web) of the ones who have captured my heart via social networking. Amazing people indeed! I hereby present to you those who have cyber-ed my heart.
I knew Toyin long before the birth of Facebook. She was my school mate back then. Toyin has always been a breathe of fun. The spark, the voice, the smile, and the excitement in her eyes, that’s the Toyin I know. For me Toyin has been an inspiration to live everyday like it’s my last but never forget to have a blast. An inspiration to embrace happiness in what every day brings. Toyin, you are reading this from miles away right now but one thing is for sure someone who radiate so much energy in a smile would forever have a space in my heart.
Meet Harry. He’s the brain behind the Talkaholic blog and Yada mag and also a couple of things still brewing under. I like to say Harry is something big about to happen (actually happening). He is a brewing storm. And aboveall Harry has been an inspiration. Anytime I think of Harry I’m enamored to drop my baggage of excuse and embrace the God-given dream. Harry even far away you keep reminding that though we are human, we really can be super. Thanks Bro!
JABEZ OBERES (I CALL HER JABS)
Meet my friend from the Philippines. Jabez Oberes has a heart that speaks and that just sweeps me off my feet. Did I just rhyme talking about Jabez? Wow! Cause funny enough she does that too with words. She is a poet and a woman of God I look forward to seeing her bloom but funny thing is she’s already blooming where she’s planted in the phillipines. She has a heart for kids. I’m discussing with Jabez via IM and she’s telling me about her next project or the voluntary work she’s into at the mo and I’m encouraged to step out of my comfort zone. Jabez, I remember reading a poem (penned by you on facebook) about a damsel waiting for her prince at her window to come for her and my heart was moved, the words had so much power in it I could see the reality in your simple story. Of one thing I’m sure, these words I’ve said aren’t enough cause like your damsel, you are someone the world is eagerly waiting for to happen. Press On girl! : D
Oh what energy! Like Toyin, this lady was also my Schoolmate. I love the energy with which she lives life. There’s always something cooking. You just ask. And it’s always been that way. This lady has always been a spark, brightening up things. Zaynab your willingness to pick up the pieces and press on no matter what touches my heart and I’m moved to do the same. I see you doing great things girl. GO! GO! GO! :D
Who is Jaycee? I really don’t know. Where is Jaycee? I really can’t say. But still, she’s that person that brightens up my day every now and then by dropping a sincere comment on my blog. I took it a step further one day to visit Jaycee’s blog and I was wowed. Can you believe this lady dedicates a day each week to celebrate other bloggers on her blog. I left with two thoughts in my heart.
1. I though as much (what do you expect from someone who takes time out of her busy schedule and also has an amazing blog also to drop a comment or two on your blog each time)
2. It’s really not about us. It’s about what we have to offer others. That’s what makes us successful. That’s what makes us influential
Jaycee, wherever you are, whoever you are, know one thing for sure you have touched a heart and helped it beat with love. The life view of you I see from here keeps echoing an encouragement - Be Influential.Thanks Jay!
I remember the first time i met Seye Kuyinu ( Head of Nysteria , fellow blogger and poet) via twitter, the realness just captured and drew me in. This guy rocks! His writing is on a whole new level and anytime i read i'm like wait! when has this guy been hiding. Seye, i know you are reading this and giggling but sincerely you have been an encouragement (You and Harry ) for me to be a better blogger. And the privilege to wake you up at 12:00 AM to bounce some ideas off you head via BBM is a treasure. Thanks Bro!
WHAT REALLY IS THIS?
I'm looking back now over all have written and I'm like what really is this about?
is it just a burst of emotion or just some sentimental psyching. The answer comes from somewhere deep inside. No it’s not. I like to see the love we have to give in our hearts as waters flowing. When we store it up for time more than appropriate, that kind word, that encouragement, that smile that might help someone know they are dong some good or just encourage them, when we store this all up and do not let it flow, that’s the beginning of a stinking heart. Envy thrives and hatred blooms in such. I don’t want to have a stinking heart. I want each day to be an opportunity to learn to be a better person. I want to be a able to give compliments freely, appreciating those who are blooming around me. Point made, I don’t want to be an additional problem to all that’s going on in the world (we have a lot already). My friends (though really if I mention all who have inspired at a point or the other, you wouldn’t be through reading this post today) take this as an appreciation from my heart cause you have indeed cyber-ed my heart. thanks
U R LUVED :D
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