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Selfless comes after self

There’s a Yoruba adage that translates, “the world will make a mockery of whom they carved you into today, tomorrow.” It is a solemn reminder that no matter how much love you have for people, self-love comes first. It is good to be selfless but it is wrong not to consider yourself adequately. The negative effect of doing otherwise is ... Read More »

ABIKU (The withered fertility) By Mercy Oluwarinu

  Mama rues the days she bears me. Her tongue spits a burning fire, An antique dagger it remains In the heart of father.   In the wake of the sun she would curse her hidden stars. And in moon’s reign would praise the ancestral power Of the river goddess who smut her The wound of a withered fertility.   ... Read More »


I am not perfect and that humanely disqualifies me from judging others. Nonetheless, I am an emotional being and that means sometimes I feel a little too much, hence the essence of today’s post. To share a story of how people you prioritize don’t show the same commitment and how much it hurts, but to also liberate our minds of ... Read More »

You only owe what you borrowed

The biggest mistake anyone can make is to be sentimentally stuck in a cycle because you don’t want to appear bad as it may seem. That is, when someone does something for you and because of that you automatically think you owe them your life. That way you become scared, so afraid to move on because you can’t imagine what ... Read More »

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 »

The Other Side of Femi Fragile

My birthday is in 8 days and I am thankful to the Almighty for the opportunity to own a breath. I spent the last 48 hours thinking of how to celebrate it with you and I have come up with a plan to do a post about myself from today till then. I wish I could host you all to ... Read More »

Police, Thief and I

Lightening shadowed thunder and heavy drops of rain hit the earth. The sight of evil is always beautiful from a distance; no one wants to miss the gist, reason bad news travel faster. I used to think it is only when seeing a movie that I am so fascinated about the bad guy getting away from the police, that moment ... Read More »

Break Free

If all that is standing between you and your dream is a wall, what would you do? Stand there or pull it down? Most times the distance between here and there is so short but most of us would rather stay and watch. Perhaps, hoping a miracle will happen and bring that desire to the moment. In my mind I ... Read More »

Echoes of My Journey

The beginner’s phase of my career just ended but you must understand that it wasn’t an easy journey. By now I am sure you already know that good is never easy, achieving the best takes hard work and consistency. I am tempted to tell you consistency got me here but the truth remains there were days when consistency wasn’t enough. ... Read More »

Emergence of the cooking pen

R-Earth-Lity Friday is the day we share the life changing stories of certain significant individuals to encourage and teach us vital lessons to smoothen our journey through life. I made a shortlist of people who are qualified for this category; sought few out and listened to the tale of how the fought through pain to victory. In the process of ... Read More »