Faith

Poem: Emi Mimo

I originally posted this poem a little over a year ago. A few days ago someone tagged me on Instagram sharing this and how much the words encouraged her. I was...

Does God hate Feminists and Feminism?

I recently came across a quote from a Christian woman and author who had this to say about the feminist movement. Dr Kirsten Birkett said; “Feminism is a selfish movement...

Are You Afraid of saying Yes to God?

Do you recall my post last year on saying yes to God? I do. But I had to read it again to find out what I was afraid of. To...

When the devil whispered

I was failing I saw the test coming yet I still failed My own reaction caught me of guard The extent of provocation I could not withstand I thought I...

Accepting Failure

I recently realised something about failure that I had never previously understood, and that was the part of acceptance. I have often been one to try to understand the reason...

Cancer and Other Blessings in Disguise

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...

Choose Long suffering

I was recently in the Sistine Chapel; it was a visit that was a decade in the making. As I walked in there, I was elated. As a teenager, I...

Destiny Helpers-TY Bello

One week ago, celebrated Nigerian photographer TY Bello posted photos on Instagram account from her photoshoot with rapper Tinie Tempah. There was a woman who was hawking her wares, she...

Odun nlo sopin

Odun nlo sopin

Half way through the month. December almost gone. 2016 yet to come. So thankful!

Aye l’oja

‘Aye l’oja, Orun nile se’; I have heard the song ‘Ijoba Orun’ for as long as I can remember. I sang it often as a preteen in boarding school and repeatedly when...

You Are Alone

You Are Alone

“We are unutterably alone essentially, especially in the things most intimate and most important”- Rainer Maria Rilke. I came across the quote above about a decade ago. I was a teenager learning...

30 before 30

30 before 30 I always assumed I’d write a 25 before 25 list and although I wrote one down in my mind, I never actually did in reality. It is...

Name Your Demon

There is a well known parable of the pious monk who served God and did all that he could to live righteously. The devil wanted to make him fall, so...

Pray For Them

I have read the ‘book of Job’ several times in my life. It has been my go to book during trying times. When times seem hard and difficulties abound, I...

100th Post!! Fear

Thank you to those of you who have supported this blog over the past few months. When I released my welcome post, I did not forsee this milestone. I did...

Silent Victories

Today’s post is going to be rather short. But I felt the need to write it after seeing the photo above. The moment I saw it, I paused, gave thanks...

Emi Mimo

You said you’d pray for me when no one else could. Emi Mimo you said that when my heart was too heavy, Each time my lips were too tired to...

A Dangerous Yes

This story began a few months ago, I needed to apply for a new job, and I did just that. I got my first choice job, yet everyone I told...

Peter Bello

The first time I saw an image of Peter Bello on Instagram, I thought to myself;’fine boy’. Last night when his picture was on several timelines on various social media...

Dear Pastors: Day 6

Please beware, this is not addressed to all pastors, and this is not an exercise in finger pointing, but a mere observation of current events. Dear Pastors, I did not...

Letter to God; Day 11

Dear Father, I thank you for loving me, whole as I am, chipped as I am, broken as I am. I thank you because I know that you love me...