Hello, my name is Lawal and I have a story to tell you. People who know me a bit more intimately know me as Kehinde, not Lawal — I have a twin, my brother Taye. Twins are often said to have a special bond which surpasses the regular communal bond between siblings. This was no […]Read More My Salvation Story
Build up strength for the future. As the year soon comes to a close and a new one begins, it is ideal that we find strength to help deal with the pressures and challenges not just for the coming year but also for other years to come. *** Get a canned drink. While still sealed, […]Read More How to Build up Strength for the Future
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.
On birthdays, candles are put out; I choose to light them on mine. Rain Rain falls Rain falls outside… These were among my favorite lines from the 365.25 days before today, my birthday. I wish I could kick start all I have to say tonight with these lines but no: rain and candles never work […]Read More Candles
It’s Boxing Day! So let’s box? Err… Not exactly. What if the moment you were born, God sent you a box of gifts, like ‘Santa does at Christmas’? What if an angel, your angel, brought this box with your name inscribed on it and gave it to you – the REAL you housed in the […]Read More Boxing Day Could Be Everyday