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Love by St. Augustine

Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have become so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness,… Continue reading Love by St. Augustine

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What is the Purpose of Complaining?

A woman (or man) who can’t stop complaining must eventually ask herself (himself) this question: “What exactly am I complaining for?”. Truly, and I don’t mean this in a duplicitous way. I mean “What is the purpose of complaining?” Not the reason for. There is ALWAYS a reason to complain, but if there is no… Continue reading What is the Purpose of Complaining?

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Guilty Until Proven Guilty? by Tolu Akinyemi

Tolu wrote this about 3 years ago on his facebook page but I only read it for the first time today. I asked him if I could post it here because this is one thing that has been on mind for a very long time especially coming from a family where I know my parents… Continue reading Guilty Until Proven Guilty? by Tolu Akinyemi

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Never Give Up

I still remember the day I saw this picture. It stopped me in my tracks. I thought about all the times I had been close to giving up on people, on Nigeria, on issues, on this life, on friends, on dreams… And I thought of all the things I did give up on. I’m sure… Continue reading Never Give Up

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He Loved by Joseph J. Mazzella

I stared at the blank page nervously. The school assignment was to write your own obituary but how was I supposed to write a summation of my life when I hadn’t even lived it yet? I looked to my left and right and saw people pouring paragraphs out of their pens. I tried to think of what… Continue reading He Loved by Joseph J. Mazzella

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Wow! Scandal! Wow!

  I never thought I would like Kerry Washington, I mean I’ve watched a few of her movies but meennn, she is impressing me in this Scandal, I swear. I now have to choose between Olivia Pope and Alicia Florrick. I don’t know if Kerry is left-handed but Julianna is and I love I that they… Continue reading Wow! Scandal! Wow!

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Elo ni mo san…

“E lo ni mo san fun oba ogo, elo ni Jesu mi gba? E lo ni mo san fun oba ogo, fun ore re lori mi?” (Thanks to Adetoro for the lyrics) “How much can/will I give to God for ALL He has done for me? How much will be enough?” My heart is full of… Continue reading Elo ni mo san…

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One Simple Idea That Makes Life an Exciting Adventure

So I’ve been following Jeff Goins’ blog and weekly updates for sometime now and it has been an eye-opening experience. I was introduced to him by Tunde Fajimi. I got this in my mail a few days ago from him and I thought to share it. He has some amazing advice. Enjoy… Hello there. I’ve… Continue reading One Simple Idea That Makes Life an Exciting Adventure

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The Blame Game

  She is my friend, the beautiful ‘Biola Adesanya. All my pleading has finally come to fruition and she has penned this beautiful piece for my blog as a guest writer. Please enjoy   My name is Biola. I’m on a journey of discovery. So far I’ve found that who I am isn’t as important… Continue reading The Blame Game