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22 March 2017


Watu wengi mmekua mkiniuliza maswali haya kuhusu aina ya nyimbo, maana ya nyimbo, mahudhui ya nyimbo. Samahani, kuna mambo yamenishika kidogo. Lakini leo acha niwajibu kwa ufupi.

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Nyimbo ni aina ya sanaa katika fasihi ambayo hutumia lugha teule, sauti na kiimbo maalum.
Aghalabu nyimbo hutumia ala za mziki kama vile ngoma. Nyimbo zinaweza kuimbwa na mtu mmoja au zaidi. Wimbo hugawanywa katika beti na mishororo. Nyimbo nyingi huwa na kiitikio au mstari ambao hurudiwa rudiwa.
Sifa za Nyimbo
  1. Hutumia kiimbo au sauti maalum
  2. Huweza kuendamana na ala za muziki
  3. Huimbwa na mtu mmoja au watu wengi; wakati mwingine nyimbo huimbwa kwa kupokezanwa.
  4. Hutumia lugha ya mkato
  5. Hurudiarudia (kukariri) maneno ili kusisitiza ujumbe katika wimbo
Umuhimu wa Nyimbo katika Fasihi Simulizi
  1. Kuburudisha
  2. Kuelimisha, kufunza, kuonya, kuelekeza
  3. Kuliwaza
  4. Kusifia kitu au mtu katika jamii
  5. Kuunganisha jamii
  6. Kudumisha/kuhifadhi tamaduni za jamii
  7. Kukuza talanta na sanaa katika jamii
  8. Hutumika katika mbinu nyingine za fasihi kama vile hadithi
Vipera/Aina za Nyimbo
Kulingana na Muundo:
Kulingana na Ujumbe/Maudhui:
Nyimbo za Ndoa
Nyimbo za harusi huimbiwa bwana na bibi harusi kuwapongeza na kuwapa heko kwa kufunga ndoa yao. Aidha nyimbo hizi huwapa wawili hao mawaidha ya kutunza familia na watoto wao ili waishi pamoja.
Nyimbo za Jandoni/Tohara
huimbwa na vijana wanapopashwa tohara. Nyimbo hizi huonyesha ushujaa, na kuashiria kutoka kwamba anayetahiriwa amekuwa mtu mzima sasa.
Hizi ni nyimbo ambazo huimbwa na watu wanapofanya kazi ili kuwatia bidii wafanye kazi bila kuhisi machofu.
Nyimbo za Mabaharia - Hizi ni nyimbo za wanabahari wanaposafiri baharini.
Nyimbo za Mazishi/Huzuni/Simanzi
Hizi ni nyimbo za kuliwaza na kuwapa pole walioachwa na marehemu. Nyimbo hizi huwapa matumaini waombolezaji.
Nyimbo za Kidini
Hizi ni nyimbo ambazo huimbwa kumsifia Mungu, kuomba au kutoa mafunzo ya kidini.
Nyimbo za Kisiasa
Hizi ni nyimbo za kuwasifia viongozi wa kisiasa
Nyimbo za Kizalendo
Nyimbo za huonyesha uzalendo kwa kusifia taifa/nchi
Nyimbo za Mapenzi
Katika nyimbo za mapenzi, mwimbaji huimba kwa kumsifia mpenzi wake hasa kwa urembo na tabia zake
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21 March 2017


Watu 80 kutoka dini ya kiislam wamebatizwa kwa mpigo mjini Hamburg - Ujeruman

Wamedai kuwa sasa wanaelewa Uungu wa Yesu ambaye anapigwa vita sana kwenye nchi za Kiislam. Waislam hao walisema kuwa wameona upendo mkubwa sana kwa Wakristo jambao ambalo ni ndoto kwenye nchi za Kiislam.
Maelfu wanaingia Ukristo kila siku. Hakika MAVUNO NI MENGI.

At least 80 migrants in Hamburg have converted to Christianity from Islam in a mass baptism, but some question their motives.
In German Father’s Day is celebrated every year, not on the same date but rather on the Thursday 40 days after Easter. Father’s Day means more to Germans than simply celebrating their fathers but also for many religious Germans it is celebrating the Christian father on Ascension day.  This year saw 80 men and women from Afghanistan and Iran baptized and taking their first communion Stern reports.
“Today is a great day for us,” said Mahshad, one of the new converts. Mahshad came with her husband Amir to Germany from the Islamic Republic of Iran where converting to Christianity is illegal and can result at best in social exclusion and at worst, the death penalty.  The pair currently live outside of Hamburg in an asylum home and were invited to Germany by a Persian-Christian organization called “Alpha and Omega” who helped them apply for asylum in Germany.
The couple are not unique among migrants converting to Christianity. Breitbart London has reported many cases of migrants becoming Christians after they reach Europe like “Christopher” in Vienna who came to Europe from Afghanistan and said that he had wanted to convert for years but was afraid of the consequences.
However, Migrant converts like Christopher are finding that becoming Christians in Europe may not spare them from reprisal from Muslims. Christopher told an Austrian paper that he feared walking around in Muslim dominated neighbourhoods in Vienna and said his conversion, even in Europe could potentially be a “death sentence.”
Migrants who have converted and live in asylum homes are also under constant pressure, bullying, threats and intimidation from Muslims. Many Christians have had to flee asylum homes because of threats or acts of violence toward them. Some have even suggested that the situation for Christians is so dangerous that European governments should consider segregating them from Muslims.
At the mass baptism not everyone was pleased about the migrant’s conversion. One elderly woman witnessing the event said: “That’s ridiculous, who are they trying to fool here?” casting doubt on the sincerity of the converts. For many migrants, asylum approval is not guaranteed, especially from countries considered safe like Iran or Afghanistan. Converts to Christianity, because of the harsh punishments for doing so in the Middle East, are often approved by the German government for asylum.
Pastor Babajan who conducted the baptisms said he has strict guidelines to make sure those being baptized are legitimate. He said: “If I have the impression that someone does not believe from the heart, then I do not baptize him,” and acknowledged he had come across migrants who wanted baptism simply for asylum reasons but maintained, “whoever does not believe will not baptized.”
New convert Mahshad expressed her worries about living at the asylum home along with her former co-religionists. She said she and her partner have to pretend they are going to the gym when they go to a Sunday service and “it has been shown that we can not openly profess Christianity ourselves in Germany. Here the Muslims are stronger than the Christians. It is this Islam we fled.”

17 March 2017


OMG - The man in this picture desperately begs women no to dump him

The man in this picture desperately begs his girlfriend not to dump him.
The man grips on the woman’s leg so hard that her tights falls down and loses her shoes. He then crawls on the floor as he beg her not to leave him while saying, “Please don’t leave me.”

At some point, the woman can be seen slapping him several times in attempt to escape.
The woman continues to wrestle until her stocking and shoes tore off and was able to break free and escape barefoot. Passersby can’t help but watch the poor guy embarrass himself in desperation to save the relationship.
The incident is reported to have taken place on the street of Huai’an City, China.

5 March 2017


Investing in yourself is one of the best return on investment you can have. Whether its investing in learning a new skills, developing yourself personally, or professionally, tapping into your creativity or hiring a coach, you need to give to yourself first before you can give to others.


 It is our responsibility to take the time to develop our gifts and talents, so we can best serve others. Investing in yourself is an example of self-love, you must love yourself before you can expect others to love you.

Why is investing in yourself so powerful?
Investing in yourself, sends a powerful message to yourself and the world. The message is:
The value and potential that I possess, is important enough to me that I’m going to give it the energy, space and time to grow and create results.

When you’re willing to say yes, and take that leap of faith and invest in yourself, the universe will provide you with amazing rewards.
I would like to share some incredible ways that you can invest in yourself - the great news is they don’t all require money.
Megan’s Top 10 Ways to Invest in Yourself

1. Set goals. Learn how to set personal and business goals for yourself. If you’re not taking the time to set goals it’s like driving in the dark with the headlights turned off. You will not know where you’re going and you will waste precious time. Be sure to also set some time frames in which to meet them. Your goals should be SMART goals -Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timely.
2. Honor your intuition. You can show yourself love by trusting your gut and honoring the message that it’s sending. Listening to your intuition, will allow you to make better decisions. Valuing your intuition, by not allowing the thoughts, feelings or statements of others to take away from what you know to be true is very empowering. By paying attention to how you feel, it will help you to make better, smarter and quicker decisions. I know for me personally, if I choose to ignore my gut or intuition when I feel a strong feeling about something, it almost always is a decision or action that I end up regretting. I have learned to always trust my intuition and that is what leads me in my life and business.
3. Invest time in your creativity. Our creativity doesn’t have to diminish as we get older. In fact, it is believed that the peak of creativity in most people is around 30-40 years old. (Lindaur, 1998, Marisiske &Willis, 1998) Creativity can be the catalyst in the manifestation of continual learning and lifelong activity. It allows us to be inspired, have fun and appreciate the beauty in the world.
4. Invest in building your confidence. People who know their value, have something to say and others will listen. You can invest in yourself by developing an understanding of the value that you possess and offer others. Learn to have the courage to speak your truth. The more you love yourself and own the value that you offer, the more confident you will become in sharing it with others.
5. Read educational books. Books or audio books are an awesome resource to build your knowledge and expertise in any area.
6. Attend seminars and workshops to expand your knowledge and skills in your business and/or personal life. This will also give you the opportunity to meet and interact with individuals who are like-minded.
7. Take care of your health. Eat right each day, fueling your body with nutrients. When you focus on eating organic and healthier choices, you will feel better and have more energy. I know that the unhealthy burger or cupcake gives us instant gratification, but if you’re like me, you regret it later, because you feel lousy afterwards. Exercise daily. Do something every day to get moving and get your heart rate up, even, if it’s just walking the dog. Exercise gives you the energy to take on the day with confidence because of how it makes you look and feel. I have dedicated
a whole chapter in my book on health (Chapter 11) because of just how important it is to your success!
8. Choose to be happy. Happiness is a choice. Happy people choose to focus on the positive aspects of life, rather than the negative. They are not held hostage by their circumstances. They look at all the reasons to be grateful. “Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”- Abraham Lincoln
9. Work on your bucket list. If you don’t have a bucket list, then it’s time to start one. Your bucket list is meant to be a list of everything you want to achieve, do, see, feel and experience in your life. Your list may be ongoing, but you can start by writing 100 things down. Then each month or so, make sure you’re knocking out at least, one of the items on your list.
10. Invest in a coach. A coach can assist you in putting all of these strategies into action. A coach is your partner in success. It is their job to assist you in creating and implementing your success plan, so you can become the best that you can be.
I can promise this: When you invest in yourself, a world of opportunities will open up for you. And, if you have a business where you sell your services, you must know that no one will invest in you until you invest in yourself first.
Investing in yourself emotionally, physically, spiritually and financially, will allow you to become the best version of yourself. When you are the best version of yourself, you will be an attraction magnet to others!
Please share which of the 10 tips listed above you plan to implement this week...I would love to hear from you!