She went on to regale me with the latest news on the blogs. I think all of our gossip sessions can be summarised thus, “Nigerians are crazy.” And apparently, the couple that gossips together stays together.
THE BOOK CLUB
It is one of such instances that tempted me to send an acknowledgment of his acknowledgment. The only reason I stopped was that I knew if I started it and he indulged me by replying, then I wasn’t going to stop.
How long do I have to wait before I come up in someone’s scan? Not just someone, but in the scan of a guy that is my kind of guy. I never thought of this before, am I my spec’s spec?
Spot the animal in human skin around you based on their response to this stomach-churning incident. Don’t stop at blocking and reporting them on Twitter and Instagram. Keep your children away from them.
Apparently, there is one circle where death isn’t as frowned upon. When I found this out, I was shocked. That was until I heard their argument. Now I’m conflicted. On the one hand, they are right. On the other hand, this is someone dying.
There are principles that guarantee outcomes, then there is also the law of randomness. Not every situation has a reason, a purpose, or an origin. Some just happened for happening sake.
They were calling me boss, stud, G, main man, and other macho salutations. If only they knew that all my head was doing was thinking up possible pick up and start up line.
We all believe God works in mysterious ways, but we don’t think one of such ways could be a Pixar movie. Or an Eminem, DMX, or Macklemore song.
The ease with which people confidently quote the Bible with sayings that are not in the Bible is quite surprising, shocking, frustrating, and disappointing. In today’s episode of things the bible did not say, we will be talking about “cleanliness is next to godliness”.
Don’t let people bound you to your pain while they go-ahead to live a free life. And don’t mentally do the same to yourself. The worst prisoner is the one who is also his own prison warden.
Rather than tell her yes or no, I asked her if she has a problem with Tomi staying with me. Hannah innocently said no. I would have totally believed her, except that she has been trying to ruin our little alone time by endlessly bringing up Tomi.
Acting in good faith with known bad actors is peak foolishness. It will hardly lead to something positive. There are a lot of people waiting for a chance, stop wasting chances on people who would never accept or appreciate it.
I find this revelation so funny, yet enlightening, that I can’t even be upset with mummy for starting marriage talk with me this morning. This made a lot of sense.
Your value and identity shouldn’t be based on how many people asked for your contact or how many you got. The thrill of the chase should end with your youthful days.
guess who we are sharing the field with, the one promised as “Some Better Thing”. Imagine everyone you associate with the word “faith”, lacking something that you have today.
You can’t cry more than the bereaved. So also, you can’t know where the shoe pinches if it is not on your feet. You can’t complain about how someone has chosen to carry their head. If they prefer to cut it and hold it in their hands, it is their choice.
She took my palm, and using a pen, she wrote down her number. “Call me when you remember what it is you wanted to talk to me about.” With that, she turned around and strutted back to join her mates.
A child believes everything his or her parents say until it gets wiser. Once the children knows more, it first recognizes one omission, misrepresentation, or outright lie by the parents. From that moment, the child begins to question everything the parents ever said and will ever say.
When you hear the word onomatopoeia, what comes to your mind? It is still funny to me the way we attach memories to places, people, smells, and in my weird case, the word onomatopoeia.
Why should God have faith in humans? What does He need from us that He needs faith for? He is God already, what does it mean for God to even have faith in humans?
I got back to the sitting room and met Tomi and Hannah giggling like sisters sharing a secret. I had taken a long bath, thinking up ways to split the girls without getting either of them upset. My head had come up with nothing.
Somewhere deep in your head or heart, you already know if you are going to do something or not. Every discussion or thinking you do afterward is simply to look for a reason to justify your position.
They had caught me. Truly, I was lost in thought. But how can I tell them I was thinking about how to get a husband? Hold on. They were the ones that put this thought in my head. I wasn’t thinking about getting married until our discussion yesterday.
I speak English, Yoruba, Benin, Ishan, and Pidgin English. If you have a problem with me throwing multilingual and polyglot into my CV, then you can schedule a bout with me at the National Stadium.
There is a joy that comes from understanding things. I found this as a child, and ever since, my quest for knowledge has been boundless. And for each new thing I learn, the satisfaction I gain is unquantifiable. Why would you deny yourself of this pleasure?
Of what use is a friend that is never available when needed? What are you supposed to do with a friend who shows up only a couple of days after they were needed?
The second girl said Rukevwe was actually on the dance floor too. Again my heart sank. She must have found the boy she was looking for and began dancing with him.
The most important lesson I have learned from this practice is that when we pray for others to change, sometimes, God changes them. Other times, he changes our ability to notice or bear it. Then there are times heaven is more interested in something else.
I don’t know how many people found God through one of DMX’s prayers, verses, or interviews, but I hope someone did. I believe that would be an eternal source of joy for him.
One of the things I love the most is having a realization out of the blue. Like I’m seated, working on “K”, and then “C⁷⁹¹” from ten years ago pops up in my mind, but not as a problem, but as a solution.