Who among us is friends with death? Who has played with the locks of his hair, pushed him into a puddle and exchanged poems? Who has played childhood pranks on him, heard his sneaky laughter in a corner during tiresome hide and seek? Collapsed into his arms and found comfort, peered into his eyes and... Continue Reading →
Love & Faithfulness
I am not ready for Easter. Dear Lord, sometimes we get so caught up in our problems, our successes, our missions and aims, our happiness, our health, and forget to look to You. Sometimes, we let our art run loose while denying You the credit of being the ultimate inspiration. I found myself this first... Continue Reading →
Just yesterday, I walked home in the slowest steps I have ever taken since leaving my primary school days when too much play would leave me exhausted. Every one of them seemed heavier than the last, and I imagined my feet tied to the waters of the ocean, and I was struggling through the current... Continue Reading →
When we saw it coming: Just last week, Haiti and Africa were derogated in speech by being equated to an aperture of excrement.
This is an old post written at the beginning of 2017. Its relevance overrides any date. This might be your story too. My mother stared at me in disbelief, failing utterly to conceal the look of concern on her face. After a moment or two she recovered. “so what exactly are you saying? O simolola... Continue Reading →
I can come to the throne of grace boldly. It was never specified that who can come and who can't. In God's light, we are all equal. I encourage all the men of this modern society to emancipate themselves from the bonds of patriarchy, which was a tool developed by their forefathers to have their... Continue Reading →
“The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out” (Proverbs 20:5). We exist for a greater purpose. A purpose we can't measure with rightness or wrongness. That which must be achieved will be achieved. It is beyond me to try to control or dissuade that which is... Continue Reading →