Trapped

I am like the waves of the oceans fluttering and tossed from side to side The sudden rush of the spring water as it breaks from the banks The tears that fall from my eyes are like the raindrops from the asbestos roof that fall into the big black drum I am the woman whose…

CHIT CHAT

I teach children (in church) and it is always interesting to listen to them and hear their opinions as well. The way they understand a subject is quite different from the way their parents, teachers and adults around them would do. I was scheduled to teach a class yesterday and it dealt with fear. It…

Nigeria, Governance and Leadership

That Nigeria is in dire need of good governance and leadership is not in doubt. From the streets, to the converstaions in public transportaion, to the discussions at the newspaper stands and then the talk on various social media platforms ala Twitter and Facebook everyone agrees that the state of the nation is not only…

The “Oya start blogging” review

Hiya, how is your week going? it is almost weekend (yaay) I have a family event so this weekend promises to be fun filled as my family know how to turn up in style. I have been busy lately with work ( not gotten a regular 9 to 5 job yet) but somehow I have…

THE MEN IN BLACK

He was in his car when they stopped him, car lights on “Your papers they said glancing at him’’ He reached for his papers as he looked at one of them He was trembling inside but didn’t show it “Oga anything for us” one of them said looking at his briefcase He nodded his head…

AS MARCH ENDS….

She was at home in the Kitchen. She wanted to make Starch and Banga soup before leaving the house, her friend Oris had promised that they would go and see the building the same one that had a restaurant at the topmost floor overlooking the ocean. When she had made her meal she called Oris…

ONE DAY

There are times we struggle with the pain inside of us The days we are unsure of what our purpose is We are born and then one day our eyes close forever The memories we have in our heart do they end? What is that which we strive so much to have When we are…

CHIT CHAT

” The Just shall live by faith”… (Hebrews 10 vs 38) The concept of faith as a christian is one that I struggle with daily. It is easy to say the words, but when your actions consistently tell a different story you wonder if you are not just mumbling words. Abraham as the pointer, sum…