The Answer Is Closer Than You Think.

There is a Yorùbá adage which says “ohun ti a nwa lo si Sokoto waa l'abe sokoto ". This adage simply means “what we are travelling to Sokoto (a northern city in Nigeria) to get is inside the pocket of our trousers”.  Quoted by my Pastor to further emphasise his teaching which he titled ‘there is [...]

I’m Sorry but Don’t Be an Eve.

“Be the kind of woman who, when your feet hit the floor each morning, the devil says "Oh, no! She's up.” – Joanne Clancy This morning, I am that kind of woman. Feeling like I have just won the battle and a great war and it feels truly amazing. I came across this quote last [...]

A Space of Optimism.

Happy New Year Everyone. Can you believe we are already 8 days into the new year, I honestly cannot believe that. I feel like all I do is blink and days just fly by! Anyways, it’s not how much time you have, it’s what you do with the time you have been given, that truly [...]

Waiting

I find myself always waiting. Not upon the second arrival of my Saviour kind of wait. But, The kind that causes you to wait for the other shoe to drop. The 'I know my idle hands ought to find something worth doing but I'll wait anyways' kind of wait. I repeatedly mistake being STILL for [...]

How to be a FALSE teacher 101.

I haven't done a weekly favourite in what feels like forever, so in my attempt to celebrate my four year blogging anniversary; I thought 'why not a cheeky weekly favourite!'. Better still, 'why not a cheeky weekly poetry favourite!'. I stumbled upon this poetry piece by Kevin Perry called 'How to be a False Teacher 101'. [...]

Unmoved.

You’re the kind of God that spoke light out of darkness You’re the kind of God that speaks understanding out of silence You are not an Ordinary God Sometimes I fear I will never move I don’t know what it will take for me to move Out of my comfort zone and into yours I [...]

Being Called to The Fore Front!

One of the most repeated advice I hear is to ‘dream big, so big that it scares you because if your dreams doesn’t scare you, then you are NOT dreaming big enough’. I have always felt compelled to exclude myself from taking such advice. Not because I am some high and mighty woman who has [...]

Roots.

Today, I woke up feeling optimistic about my plans for the day. I had only one job; which was simply to complete a project due tomorrow. That’s all. What started as a highly enthusiastic and well thought plan out day soon turned sideways and brought my project to a screeching halt. Best believe I became [...]

It’s not always about the destination!

 "To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive" - Robert Louis Stevenson I am grateful to be currently working in a position that permits me to give advice and reference my experience to students who are going through what I went through in regards to their education and future. One of the student [...]