Do not underestimate the power of your words, the power in them when you speak, you string them so lyrically, punch after punch you get your point across. You forget it is not ears that are listening, but a heart that is breaking.

Recently, the Youtube sensation Adanna-David posted a photo of herself breastfeeding on Instagram. She wrote a caption chastising people who gave her an evil stare in an attempt to rebuke her actions; as with such public statements, some praised her while others disagreed with her sentiments. I recall sitting at the airport in Calabar (Nigeria) […]

The above topic is a controversial subject, especially in African Christian circles. As soon as such a statement is uttered people bind and cast the devil and his agents. Aunties say things like ‘watch your mouth’, ‘you must marry by force’, ‘God forbid evil’, the chastisement continues and the utterer is silenced. However, the reason behind […]

On my last day in Rome, I decided to go shopping as I had a long list. I checked out of my hotel and booked my taxi to the airport. I then planned my journey to a local shopping mall as I was convinced I would avoid exorbitant tourist prices by shopping there. I took […]

When I read Paul Kalanithi’s book on dying, I wept profusely. You can read my book review here. However upon further reflection, I can reconsider my views on the entire subject. Kalanithi was a neurosurgeon who died from terminal lung cancer. He never had a chance to complete his bestselling book ‘when breath becomes air’. […]