3 Lessons from a fictional story
March 28, 2018 by Afrik Armando in Podcast 0 Comments

On the “Let’s Do Life podcast” this week,I tell a light-hearted fun story about a French Baker who used the power of strong intent and words to create an alternate reality. Below are three lessons I learned while researching and writing this fictional tale The power of imagination “Your imaginative power is your creative ability and the extent of your vision is the boundary of your blessing” -Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. How often do we live our lives based on cultural myths and social norms? As I grow and learn more about the greats who’ve walked the earth, it appears that imagination fuels their passion. The ability to see something that no one else can, to see a vision, a dream, and an idea. Little wonder Oscar Wilde was led to say “Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination”. Thinking outside the box We’ve all got something to share but how we deliver our message is just as important as the message itself. My heart’s desire is to add value to my community but the challenge is how to carry on this task without sounding like a broken record or motivational speaker (I’ve got nothing against […]

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Almost kidnapped by ants in South Africa
March 5, 2017 by Afrik Armando in Family 0 Comments

It was a hot day in cape town South Africa when I decided to take a nap on my yard in front of my little country house, little did I know that in just a moment of time, I’d be experiencing the unimaginable. Next to where I laid me down to sleep was an ant hill which went down 50inches into the soil. The queen of the colony had decided to take a walk outside when she spotted me laying down in the grass. “Unbelievable, the heavens have heard my prayer and sent me a huge bar of chocolate milk.”-she said referring to me. She immediately sent for her workers and ordered then to bring me into the colony, she was glad that no longer would her workers have to take endless journeys in search of food. So THEY WENT TO WORK RIGHT AWAY. Millions of workers came out of their hill to take up this gift sent from above. I was fast asleep and could barely feel a thing, the ants were instructed not to bite me in order not to have me wake up. Nevertheless, like every fairy tail with a happy ending, I woke up just in time to scare off these little guys. Even though this tale is […]

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