Life Lessons

How To Have A Smashing 2017

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  Let me start by saying that 1st January, 2017 was no different from 31st December, 2016 only that the former was a Sunday and the later a Saturday. They both had same 24 hours and the sun rose and set at about the same time. There was harmattan on both days (for my fellow …

THE FUSS ABOUT NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS

  It starts on the 31st of December every year. Where I grew up, you will have people who have not swept under their beds in a whole year choose to do it that day. The compound where I grew up, that is the day we will wash the whole compound because “NEPA will give …

A Life Lesson With Toothpaste

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I saw this post on WOMAN.NG and it was an inspiring lesson for me and I thought I should share with us.  

What The Wind Brings Forth

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  Wind extinguishes candle but energizes fire. Smith was retrenched from his job and after he collected his letter, he brought out his diary and looked at his budget for the month. School had just resumed and he had his three children’s school fees to pay. His father-in-law was ill and staying in the hospital …

The Lawful Captive

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Isaiah 49: 24,25 Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered? But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy …

WHERE WENT MY HAPPINESS?

  I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition. Martha Washington   I went through a very rough phase in my love life. I used …

A Letter to Girlkind.

He who finds a woman has found a good thing. I thoroughly agree with that. Emotional. Kind. Intuitive. Nurturing. These and many more qualities are what make females an integral part of existence. The beauty of it actually, if you consider their ‘energy’ as well. The world wouldn’t be a cool place to stay without …

THINGS A SINGLE LADY SHOULD NOT DO

  I go around and I listen to happenings and I see an anomaly that is very saddening.it breaks my heart to see them happen and I think this should be addressed. You know when the bible said that servants were riding on horses while Princes were walking on foot? This can be likened to …

IT’S ALL IN YOUR HEAD

  If you are anything like me, then you are a self-proclaimed expert in reading people’s behaviors, body languages and responses. You know what it means when someone answers you with one word when you say hello; you know what it means when someone pauses before responding to your question; you can interpret that when …

JUST AS A CHILD 2

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  This is one of the hardest things to be expected from any thinking person. Forgiving a hurt that was not apologized for. My niece surprised me one day. I was with her and her mother and we were trying to sort out something urgently and she kept disturbing us. I tried to distract her …