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24. No children. No husband. No regrets.

As my college graduation fades further into the past, my 24th birthday begins to creep around the corner in a few days. With all this hype on social media lately about five-year plans I’ve put a little thought into what my five-year ago self had planned for 24 year old me. 711 more words

Being Single

A Change of Opinion

I recently got a quick punch to the stomach. Back to back, I came upon two different quotes/memes/sayings – the first said, “If you don’t know where you want to be in 5 years, then you are already there.” Immediately afterwards, I came upon this gem: “You’ll never leave where you are until you decide where you’d rather be.” Recently I had already been worried because I feel that I don’t have a passion in my life, something which drives me forward day by day, something which makes me want to greet the dawn with a sparkle in my eye every morning. 384 more words


Status Update

Some people have a five-year plan, but I’m just trying to get through today.


Lesson 22: The Five-Year Plan of the U.N.I.A.

Below is a chapter from Message to the People: The Course in African Philosophy.  

In 1934, at the International Convention of the U.N.I.A., held at Edelweiss Park, Cross Roads, St. 3,747 more words

African Redemption

The 144th Step

Hey guys, so here is how it is right now in my life.

I started out with Mathematical Finance and dropped it, but finished an Economics Bachelor’ s degree. 201 more words


The 143rd Step

Hey guys, do you have a five-year plan?

What about the last 5 years till today, what was the plan back then?

Suggestion: “Think about your past and your future five-year plans!” 119 more words


trite, cliche, but still...

Tonight I keep thinking about falling forward.

I know it’s a totally overused phrase, but I like it. When I did my only marathon in 2010, I finished because I kept putting one foot in front of the other. 562 more words

Fall Forward