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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 »


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 »

Love and Standards

The greatest attack on love is when it is expressed or reciprocated based on another person’s standard. The joy that it’s supposed to bring our way diminishes and in turn we begin to embrace hate. Yes, I said hate. What happens when you decide to starve someone because he or she didn’t feed you while you were hungry? If you ... Read More »

You & I

I have never experienced a prouder moment than right now. Counting my blessings hasn’t held more joy than in this moment. Breaking forth from the mental and physical captive that once held me, it is safe to conclude that I am no longer where I used to be and I am very much closer to where I ought to be. ... Read More »