67 days ago, I became an uncle. On Thursday, 20th day of October, my one sister was delivered of our parents’ first grandchild. The child’s Father comes from an ethnic group in Nigeria with a very expressive language. As a result, seven days after his birth, my nephew was given many names – many lengthy […]Read More Cry, Baby Cry.
Some days I’m in the city. Other days I’m in the outskirts of the city. This day, I was in the outskirts of the city preparing to head into the city. The sun, under which I had walked for a few minutes to the vehicle park, was unusually intense. But I was fine under it. […]Read More Offer Comfort While You May
It was a Saturday, I had just recovered from an illness, was about to embark on an interstate journey, had just left the vehicle park with the intention of withdrawing some money from a cash machine to fund the journey, and now stood before the machine – the only one in sight – which displayed “out […]Read More Miracles like Rainbows
I recently had a conversation with a man more than twice my age. He told me a story of how he met his wife. For convenience I’ll call him Atti, while she’ll be Ada. As a young adult, approaching and befriending a woman was not Atti’s forte: at best, he served as an acquaintance – […]Read More The Unknown God
There are truths in this piece I cannot quite express like I’d love to. I pray He breathes them into you as you read. All great men are not of the same size. Many a bright and benign star there is which is not of the first magnitude, and many a good ship not of the […]Read More Cleave