Don’t Stray

I have had a particular iPhone for about 3 years now and I am reluctant to give it out even after getting a new one recently. It holds so many memories that are dear to my heart. Today for instance, I looked through some pictures from about 5 years ago. I was fixated on four…

What Meagan Good Taught Me About Christianity

Meagan Good will not make a poster image for Christianity in some circles. Why? The outward expression of her Christianity doesn’t fall within the balance of spirituality that a lot of Christians are accustomed to because to be Christian is to be a certain way and this being is reflective in how we look and…

Definitions, Expectations and Authenticity

When people ask what I do, I realize I am almost always blank, not for lack of words to describe what I do but for lack of words that capture what I do but also leave room for possibilities I can evolve into over time. I don’t like being defined, I especially don’t like being…

Grief Changed Me

I watched Teni, sit for an interview with Chude Jideonwo the other day. During the interview, she spoke about how she dealt with loss and teared up at some point. Watching her carefully, I felt a familiar feeling — Grief. Grieving is hard and it doesn’t have an automatic expiry date. The paranoia, the anxiety, the…

Help Me

Lord help me: Help me to move on from the past. Help me to look at my scars without feeling pains from the wound that was once there. Help me not to prove who I am to myself. Quench the desire in me to prove to myself that I am fine. Help me not to…

Thoughts on Unscripted by Subomi Plumptre

Subomi Plumptre’s Unscripted is a compendium of deep reflections about Life, God, Marriage, Sex, Purpose and more. I love that the book doesn’t have a conventional ‘plot’ hence the writings are unpredictable. One minute you are reading Subomi write about the Nigerian political landscape, next, you are thrown into poetry and then life lessons from…