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
For the children who dwell in His secret place… Child, I will command my angels concerning you to keep you in all your ways; to hold you up in their hands so you don’t hurt your foot on a stone. -PSA9111 OthniEl I am… The answer to your prayers unspoken, Miracles in plain sight Bright […]Read More Angels On Assignment
I had met her once, which was at my birth. Last night I met her again. In the brief period of meeting her, I discovered why she had died, why she had taken her life in both hands and given it to me. Here’s her story. She did grieve for days. The tears fell easily […]Read More A Word To Those Who Have Lost Mothers
Death… Physical death, has been striking in succession lately. If never obvious to me, now it is. One dies watching Nigeria defeat Ethiopia in a football game last Sunday. Another’s friend’s been buried not long ago. “I’ve just been told I lost a cousin. He was little; just 13 or thereabouts. He drowned,” she sadly […]Read More Death, Again You Lose