Spirit of Oya

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Monthly Archives: February 2016

post title background Life is a Miracle

I am always fascinated by human life and the science of anatomy. And you know what? Science proves just what miracles we all are. Just the fact that you are here means you won the lotto! Think about it:  Hundreds of millions of sperm are released, and each sperm tries to go for the egg, but only one can win. Some sperm die, and others get lost while swimming the equivalent of several miles to the egg. Finally, one lucky sperm penetrates and fertilizes the egg. And life has begun … your life. The egg and the sperm join to … Continue reading »

post title background Respect Yourself

I have been thinking a lot about the definition of respect lately. What does that word mean, exactly? The dictionary tells us that respect is “a feeling of admiring someone or something that is good, valuable, important.” It is also “a feeling or understanding that someone or something is important, serious, etc., and should be treated in an appropriate way.” After hearing these two definitions, can you say you respect yourself? Many people are so wrapped up in not feeling like they are getting the respect they deserve. And they point fingers at their boss, boyfriend/girlfriend, husband/wife, children, friends and … Continue reading »