Am no Longer Slave of Fear

Am not given to making New Year resolutions or penning down a “to do list” that I will probably forget when circumstances takes a twisted turn. For me, every day is a new beginning to do what needed to be done or make that call, adjust that life style or take that decision needed to […]

Life’s Purpose is sum total of Your Reaction to Experience

I find purpose questions very nauseating and as a result don’t ask people what their purpose in life is. The question defies logic when asked outside the religious setting where one is expected to give the predetermined answer “my purpose in life is to serve God”. While growing up, I have always wanted to become […]

My Patriotism Story: A Joke in Action

Its yet another Independence anniversary for Nigeria and i have thought: what should i ramble about? Nothing pops up in my cheezy breezy weezy brain… i carried out a survey with two friends. Sunday, my naughty friend suggested i write on “patriotism”. I declined because that would amount to betraying my conscience going by the […]

Sorry I Cheated

Originally posted on Eleazar Maduka:
I’m sorry I cheated on you It was a cold night, one that I never wish to remember The darkness had loomed over me for so long, And I had no strength to fight any more I’m sorry I took a second glance I had only intended to stare, Never…

Focus: Mother’s Advice

For thirty four years that i remained married to your dad, i carried a surface injury in my heart that he constantly pricked but being a woman has only thought me to smile through those pains. She took me outside along the river bank under the palm trees, asked me to stare at the surrounding […]

Happiness is a Relative Term

I realized am not alone in the story of this life, the happiness i seek lies not in the more i take, for it make the less i become. So many theories on human happiness have been propounded by self-acclaimed happy therapist. I do not subscribe to any of their recommendation because it is an […]