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A trip to the scratch

I curled up in the engine room of the ship. That was the best space $790 got me. The heat was killing, if I didn’t know better I’d have thought I was on my way to hell, but no I just wanted to cross into Italy by all means possible. I had hoped that fortunes would smile on me after ... Read More »

Alexander’s OMO 2018: Book Review

OMO isn’t just a book, it is the Journey to the Future of a girl-child. There are some experiences we don’t wish to recover from, OMO is an art that I will carry in my being till my hair is grey. It is a practical advocacy for a better world for female children and an audible voice against child abuse, ... Read More »

There will be no helper without the helped

When your dream eventually comes through, I want you to remember that you owe yourself the best life. Every other person comes after. Why? One of the cankerworm that feeds on success is the pressure that comes with wanting to attribute it to everyone you came across on that journey. Hence trying to conform to a lifestyle that pleases people ... Read More »

Stop hurting, keep walking

Yesterday I was discussing with a client how some past terrible relationships are hindering me from being selfless and going all out for new partners. I shared a particular experience with her and she laughed hysterically, “I have been there. I tried to stop being nice and kind but it only reduced my creativity. I stopped loving myself because I ... Read More »

Journey to the Future

Journey to the Future will get you wondering if I am writing my own story. Truth is, it started out as my journey to redemption. If I have to live again, I need to die. To die requires letting out every pain that holding me back, embracing healing and starting afresh. This book is my new beginning, another journey on its ... 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 »