Nuance

 There are some places you shouldn’t feel at home even though you have been told to. You are not accepted there, and your host will not say it. To come out plainly to say we don’t want you in our home is to breach social etiquette and to breach social etiquette is to let the…

On Introspection and Becoming

You interact with people everyday, the stranger you greet on the street out of social etiquette, the gate man at work who is old enough to father and mother you, the receptionist who barely acknowledges your presence, the colleague who is as much friend as she is a snitch. With every interaction did you ask…

Adulting

My responsibilities are increasing as I am growing older. Mental exhaustion is a recurrent feature in my life. My thoughts flow more in the direction of how many abilities I have responded to daily.

When Sleep is a Luxury You Cannot Afford

Yesterday in a conversation with some people, I heard myself say ‘When you realize the kind of battles you are contending with, you know that on some days, and in some seasons, sleep is a luxury you can not afford’ What led to me uttering this statement?I took a mental inventory of my family. I…