I watched her over a period of time. She was always calm. Always put together. Never losing her cool. I never heard her raise her voice. I prayed to God to give me her grace and patience but some how it just did not work out. I felt sad for my son and wondered if … Continue reading Why can’t we all be the same? Part 1
Sometimes my strength annoys me. Especially today. Today, I'm very upset with my strength. I have had a very very busy week... so, today being a Saturday, I slept in till 8:30am and I woke up with the words; "today I'm not lifting a finger". To that declaration, my husband said; "You need it babe, … Continue reading Am I abusing my strength?
When I was growing up, my family took many trips to my mother's village home. We took these trips to go and lay some very close people to rest. My maternal family has lost so many people. If I were to make a list, we would have over 20 people on it, each death hitting … Continue reading Grief
Rest can be productive I belong to a closed motivational group of eight members; today, being the first day of the year, I asked if we had any goals I could key into. One of us said she planned to get pregnant, one said she planned to make more money and lose weight and another … Continue reading Rest
This is what I call 'Well cooked' beans I may be having the worst day but when I eat a well cooked plate of beans, I feel better. For some people it's ice cream, for others it's alcohol, for some, chocolate etc. Everyone has that thing that does it for them. In October 2017 I … Continue reading What cheers you up?
My son and I have a routine. Every Sunday, after church we go to Katsina-Ala Street to buy stuff we may need for the week from Ifeanyi. We started this a few years ago and it became a normal thing. Even on some Sundays when we skip service for one reason or the other, we … Continue reading Sunday vibes
My mum is one of the people who know how to actually care for themselves. Most of the people in the world, myself included, often neglect the fact that we have to care for ourselves. We often see the lack of things like money, time, space and a few other things as obstacles and hindrances. If … Continue reading Drink some air