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Parent-Child Preference and Comparison

You must have heard of parents who swap their children’s birthright for different reasons. That’s what this post is about. Should parents have favourites among their kids? I think such preferential treatment can bring about enmity within siblings. Do you agree? It’s obvious that all fingers aren’t equal but do we need to intimidate the shortest? Isn’t it beautiful to ... Read More »

Break the Silence

I woke up to a very motivating message from a friend and it inspired this post. She talked about ‘breaking the silence’ and related it to quite a number of phases in life. While I digested the message, it stuck on my conscience that I have been silent in some aspects of my life. Take for instance blogging, my last ... Read More »

THE QUIET STORM

“What’s the deadliest thing/situation you have survived?” She asked. “If you can survive that, then you can survive about anything. I mean you’re invincible, and you are strong enough to make it on your own.” Those where her words to me. I wondered how a thirteen year old could muster such strength with her tiny voice. I was later told ... Read More »

Dear Single (To Stupor) Self

Dear Single (To Stupor) Self, How long has it been since you have been alone on your journey? Hours, days, months or years? I sincerely hope you’re having fun, it must be the time of your life. I mean, nothing else defines having no one to walk with, talk to and lean on but being soley comfortable. Need I remind ... Read More »

The Crecer Dream

So many young people want to make it in life with a fulfillment of vast vision but only few of them understands what is required to achieve such laudable feat. This isn’t because they choose to be ignorant; it is because some of us are lagging behind in our lives’ purpose of helping the present generation realize that there isn’t ... Read More »

My 30th Reflection

It’s easy for me to stand here and reflect on how much sacrifices I made in the past but it is indeed God’s grace that got me here. I mean, I Olagbaju Emmanuel Abioye was a nobody who traded his sweats and time to become relevant. I was that young boy who had dreams of becoming a great man. I ... Read More »

The Other Side of Femi Fragile 8

I have dedicated the last 7 days to sharing my life (past) with you; the hurt, high and low, pain and lessons. I have put myself out in a way that I never imagined I will. I shared my weaknesses with you and took a walk of shame in a bid to become better. You guys are everything that make ... Read More »

The Other Side of Femi Fragile 7

It’s okay to stop reading if the only way you will interpret this is through religion. I know what God expects of me. Read and don’t be a hypocrite. Its day 7, thanks for joining me. No one has even asked what I want for my birthday. Lmao! Be nice and ask.  Whenever I state that I have been single ... Read More »

The Other Side of Femi Fragile 6

Its day 6, thanks for joining me. Birthday is in 3 days. My favorite musician as a kid was Micho Ade, I loved his popular track Ogun L’aye – Life is war. The tough conditions under which I had to thrive always reminded me of the lyrics that translates as, “I didn’t know life was a battlefield, I’d have been ... Read More »

The Other Side of Femi Fragile 5

Please be reminded, I will be a year older on Sunday. Gifts? Why not? Support? Thank you for always being there. Let us make history together. Do I need to ask if these stories about me are insightful enough to enlighten you? I hope they are, if not, you should stop reading already. As for me, this isn’t just about ... Read More »