Gratitude is a Must (Part 1)

“Great things happen to those who don’t stop believing, trying, learning, and being grateful.”- Roy T. Bennett

“Guy, you’re so good. Why don’t you put yourself out there?” Tomisin would say to me, and I would laugh when I read her comments about some…

Nigeria Can’t Touch You Now.

He died. My friend died. A few years ago, my friend and I both jumped into the fire escape in our dormitory. Both of us were avoiding the fury of seniors who wanted us to do manual labour as it is accustomed every weekend. But…

SMOKES AND MIRRORS

A few years ago, I sat on a bench in a clinic waiting. I was bored and tired of waiting since one of my most fatal flaws was a lack of patience. While I sat trying not to lose my mind or get angry at the person…

“Don’t stay too long in the shame-filled grounds of relapse. Fertile soil awaits your return and your recovery.” ― Holli Kenley, Mountain Air: Relapsing and Finding the Way Back… One Breath at a Time.

Let me drop a caveat for you before you go further. I have just committed one…

WHAT A SPEECH.

’A good traveler leaves no tracks. Good speech lacks fault-finding.’ – Lao Tzu

Every well-meaning Nigerian youth went to bed last night with one thought in mind ’We are finished’ after listening to the 12 minutes of their democratically elected president’s speech, which instead of an appeal…

The Social-Guillotine

We are all hypocrites. We cannot see ourselves or judge ourselves the way we see and judge others- José Emilio Pacheco

There is a famous saying, if you live so long you’d see your heroes become villains but then I almost usually have this counter-argument with my mind…

Oktober Protests-Dawn of the New Nigeria.

It’s comedic, to say the least, that Nigerians will choose to start a revolt in the same month that marks the independence of their country, about 60 years ago from the British. But the real independence began in 2020, October, this time from police…

Heresy,” by the way, simply means “choice.” It came to mean “thoughtcrime,” implying it was blasphemy to presume to choose your own belief instead of swallowing what the bishops spoonfed you.

-Robert M. Price

The first time I heard the word “Blasphemy,” it was in hushed tones, which reminded me…

“In 35 years, 50 percent of our population will live in our cities. Most other countries will be in a similar situation. We need to start preparing now to ensure everyone has the opportunity to live meaningful lives, and our cities are places that will allow that to happen.”―

Ajayi Tolulope

Scientist at day, writer at Night.

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