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…

For Those Who Are Grieving

For Those Who Are Grieving the loss of a loved one: A. The pain never really stops, instead its intensity wanes with time. B. ”I was 2 when my mother died, I had to brace up and pull myself together…”, ”Crying will not solve anything” Do not let anyone dismiss your pain. C. ”Take heart”;…