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Maybe men are scum

Honestly, I am pissed this morning. This has been happening for a very long time now and though I couldn’t fathom it, I thought it was a matter of choice. I was having a conversation with my friend last night on our way home from his office. It was all fun until he heaved a heavy breath, shook his head, ... Read More »

Face your fears, aggresively

I used to think that the greatest enemy anyone can have is self. Recent insights, however, has revealed that a man’s biggest enemy is fear; mental limitation. When people ask me what my greatest fear is, I am swift to say: failure or ill health. It now very glaring that living a life of phobia is a dangerous way to ... Read More »

Friendship: Standards and Sacrifices

Last night my brother told me, Constant communication will strengthen a relationship (friendship) but worthy sacrifices will take it farther. The first thought that popped into my mind was, it doesn’t matter how strong a bond appears, if it doesn’t last then it is merely a facade of loyalty built on deceit. Yesterday I shared a question with my Whatsapp ... Read More »

With freedom comes creativity

Yesterday’s sermon had my pastor preach about freedom in a way I had never imagined. I have always known that freedom gives one the room to be independent but I had never really pondered on how much creativity is embedded in freedom. Such simplicity; to understand that people in captives are mentally and physically limited. To see that even the ... Read More »

Journey to the future: My Chapters (6)

A lost soul who doesn’t want to be found cannot be saved. Unfortunately, that’s what some of us are, lost souls that embrace condemnation and forbid hope. We lust after being saved but pursue darkness at all cost because we think the idea of light isn’t meant for us. This right here is why people get suicidal; they are aware ... Read More »

Journey to the future: My Chapters (5)

Journey to the future broaches the theme of God’s existence; it’s denial in the face of multiple misfortunes and tribulations. I remember the review of an author whom I handed some part of the manuscript to read. She said, How can one man go through these things and not lose his life except God designed his journey. Olufemi, this book ... Read More »

Journey to the future: My Chapter (4)

My father once said to me, Kunle, don’t ever allow the world drive your heart to hate. You will experience pain, betrayal, obstacles, and make certain mistakes. Do not let it change who you are, guard your heart else you will suffer more agony. It takes courage to forgive your enemies; it is only a coward that seeks retribution. Revenge ... Read More »

Journey to the future: My Chapters (3)

Patience tells you that when you fall isn’t time to stop, keep going. It reminds you of the end result, inspires you to improve your means, and fixes your gaze on the final destination. Patience is strategic; don’t consider it as a routine built for an inferiority complex. Happy birthday in advance to my handsome self, my basic means of ... Read More »

Journey to the future: My Chapters (2)

Welcome to the second day of my birthday countdown. Remember how I said I will be discussing some of the themes from Journey to the Future as inspired by my travel through the world so far. The theme of love as intentionally expressed in the book is that which remains to be demystified in my life. It will shock you ... Read More »