Humpty Dumpty’s Conundrum

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall

Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

All the kings horses,

and all the kings men

Couldn’t put humpty dumpty together again

It’s ironic how a being so fragile thought it wise to make its dwelling place the peak of a wall whose height from the ground might turn out disastrous after a fall. Is the view above worth risking its live to see? Or is his purpose more important than his life.

Lets scrutinize

Humpty Dumpty, I believe, is an indirect personification of some human beings; we understand the perils our vulnerabilities might expose us to, yet we take the risk of avoiding a fall while sitting on top of a wall. We know how fragile our hearts could become, yet we welcome love knowing our hearts could be broken. We know failure might befall our progress, yet we continue to strive in hope of success. Is life really worth the risk of living? Was there a purpose behind Humpty dumpty’s fall? Or was the fall rather benign?

Regardless our perception, there are subtle extracts of knowledge to learn from. Humpty Dumpty is obviously a fictional character who was originally introduced as a riddle, and as we all know riddles are questions or statements intentionally phrased so as to require ingenuity in ascertaining its answer or meaning.

Here’s my view on Humpty Dumpty’s conundrum.

Let’s assume Humpty Dumpty is a female character suffering from osteopenia (a medical condition in which the bone’s mineral density is lower than normal), she apparently would have a greater risk of sudden and unexpected skeletal fractures. This abnormality makes her a paragon analogous to Humpty Dumpty, being that she is just as vulnerable when exposed to falls from great heights. Let’s call her Lily.

Lily fully understands the gravity and threatening side effects of suffering from osteopenia; she might lose her legs if her fibula fractures, or rather die from craniocerebral trauma (injury to the skull). Yet, out of all dexterities, hobbies and easy occupational fields, she decides to be a professional rock climber, the exact thing that could lead to her demise.

Would you say Lily is unwise to make such precarious decision or is she just an optimistic fellow hoping for the best regardless her shortcomings? From a profound point of view, Lily is courageous. She has decided to transcend the comfortability life throws at her due to her condition, she believes that our goals and passions shouldn’t be limited by what we think we can do or what others expect from us, rather we should learn to fly in the absence of wings.

The same synopsis can be seen in Humpty Dumpty’s story. He understood the fatality his actions might lead to, but he made sure his purpose was achieved before death.

Would you die for your purpose or rather live unachieved?

© Pacesetter Abbey

January 2018


Learning from a football game

“You can’t score a goal if you don’t take a shot.”
-A soccer quote

I’m not a football fan, but I’ve learnt few things from this enthralling sport over the years.

A football field can be compared to a life stage. Your team consists of your family, friends, and supporters, while your opponents are mainly strangers lurking around to challenge you (teachers, employers, haters, government agencies, et cetera). You can’t avoid your opponents, neither can they avoid you. That’s why a choice has to be made, the choice to win or lose.

Winning or Losing is a choice made long before the commencement of every match. These choices are made through rigorous trainings, disciplinary acts, pain-endurance, discomfort, and most importantly, faith. Faith is important::: to receive, start by believing. Regardless of how fierce and skillful your opponents might be, FAITH can WIN. But don’t forget, “faith without work is dead.”

In the process of playing, there would be warnings, injuries, dismissals, fights, arguments, misunderstandings, confusion, disharmony, and so on. All these are bound to happen, they are normal, it only becomes abnormal the moment they start controlling you. Don’t just quit in the middle of your journey, you are already in pain, persevere until your aim is achieved. No one cuts off his hand because of a bruise, they nurture the wound until it heals. Learn to contain and absorb oppositions, they are only trying to distract you from attaining your goals.

Always remember that, losing a match is noting but a lesson, learn from it and keep playing. Every successful team started out as a failure.

Don’t quit in the middle of a match, always play till the end.
Victory Awaits You!

-Pacesetter Abbey




“And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the children of Israel, and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you; and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say unto them?
And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.” (Exodus 3:14).

I know we use the name Jehovah (I Am That I Am) as God’s name, but if I will be frank with Bible history study, Moses actually never knew the meaning of what sound he heard.

He asked God for His name and what he heard sounded beyond natural in pronunciation and comprehension. To avoid naming God what He didn’t call Himself, Moses called it ‘I Am What I Am’. In other words, ‘so I don’t offend in misrepresentation due to humanly poor comprehension, I will simply call you – You are who you said you are!’

Names in Hebrew are not mere alphabets; they are descriptions. What then do you want to use to describe an Indescribable God. Human Language can never define Him. Didn’t you see in Rev. 19:12- “His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.”

Only Him can define himself. That’s why we call Him Jehovah/ I Am That I Am; since no human tongue can successfully define the one who Existence met on ground.

If at all any human word can be close to His title, that word is ‘The Incomprehensible One’.

What a God!

[Written by SEGUN ABE]

It Depends On You!

Life never happens until you make it happen. Peruse your thoughts on this article and your perception towards taking responsibilities could change for good.

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Many Christians are not living, but merely existing. A lot of us act like spectators in this world; we sit, fold our arms and watch other people make things happen. Many of us prefer to set up a club where we talk about how bad the people of the world are; how they are so doomed to go to hell and how holy we are. We just waste all the potential that God has put in us and complain that we do not have a say in this world and that we are being persecuted. We expect that God would make things happen. And when things are not working, we assume God is not doing anything. But that is very wrong. God works. It’s just that there are some things He would not do not because He can’t, but because He would not.

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The light is of no value if darkness isn’t present

The food is of no importance if the stomach isn’t empty

A doctor is of no need if sickness doesn’t persist

All these are literal, but it could as well be metaphorical.

You and I are of no importance to this world, if challenges, problems, chaos, et cetera, are not present.

We are created to be a solution, that’s why we all have a purpose.

“Purpose is of no need if human beings are nonexistent.”

Fact: We exist!
Requirement: Achieve your purpose
-Pacesetter Abbey

What is Greatness?

What is Greatness?
It’s not an armor but it will stop bullets
It’s not the war paint on your face but it will make your enemies tremble
It’s not a hammer but it will make walls fall
It’s not a cape but it will help you soar over the sun
It’s not a vehicle but it will help you win the race
It’s not a spaceship but it will take you as far as you can ever go
It’s not a cloud but it will provide rain
Because Greatness is not something you surround yourself with
Greatness is within
Greatness Awaits
[Credit goes to Sony Computer Entertainment]