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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 »

Journey to Fhe Future: My Chapters (1)

It’s the first day of April, the countdown to my birthday in 8 days and I have been reminiscing on my journey to the future; the book and my life. Therefore, if you are reading this, I hope this read enlightens your mind to rest while disturbing you to anticipate the book. Life is a journey; you and I are ... Read More »

Green Hostel 2 – 3

Last week on Green Hostel Tola’s departure was what she called it. Leaving the shores of the country and never looking back except chance allows it. The type of chance that boils down to the next set of choices I make. The choice to nurture my good heart and grow into a better man or just live it all up; ... Read More »

Green Hostel 2 – 2

“Baba God? Kill your babe?” Prof muttered distortedly as he walked away, stopped abruptly then approached me again. This time making a mockery of the misunderstanding he created with his damning choice of words and infuriating me to the point of uncontrollable anger. “It is sad to see you express so much unbelievable naivety at such simple expression of grammar. ... Read More »

Green hostel 2 -1

SADIST: Life was no longer the same in Green Hostel after Kunle’s demise. Okoro beat himself up about it for weeks. On certain days, he’d sit alone at night and drown his soul in cheap whiskey. He said and did little, and the only constant factor about him remained his expression of words in Pidgin English. On other days, he ... Read More »

The vow, too

I have never been surer of anything in my life like the words I am about to express you in this moment. More than that, in a world where love fails and marriages, crumble on uncertainties, I keep unwavering faith in what we share. That I take you as my wife in this day, not as for better for us ... Read More »