The Future, Now

A look in the pure bright eyes of a little child, something real must stir in a heart that is still alive; When they grow older to become younger adults, the brilliance of hope in their countenance would awaken a dead man to work hard to give them a future… So, what happens when the…

Yesterday’s Culture and Now

When you see an elder reading newspaper and published works, it is a culture they learnt as they grew older as a way of learning and catching up with news and information. When they take photographs, record an audio or video, it is more for the purpose of documentation. Records and histories mean everything to…

Gentleness and Greatness

In every words I hear, I have sought to understand people; In every silence I came across, I have sought to understand hearts in the actions that follow… In every experience I have been through, I have found that God is great and we are not. If anyone attains greatness, It is through God that…

Just Try…

How do you write when you have no hands? How do you write when you have hands but have no eyes to see what you write? How do you sing when you have no voice? How do you sing when you have a voice but have no ears to hear what you sing? Your heart!…

Profits and Persons

A senior friend asked online what I would choose between friends and money. My response was expected, I chose friends like I also expect many others would do. No one wants to appear fickle. But, are we really interested in people more than we are in the benefit we get from being associated or in…

Birthday Chronicles

These oranges were the first gifts I received from a woman of God in the local church I attend in Ibadan for my birthday, which happened to be yesterday. It was after a Sunday service, two days prior, this woman walked up to me and handed me a nylon bag containing these and in a…

Believing God

Jehovah is God and He specializes in making the impossible possible. When He comes, He announced His presence with unbelievable words. In Luke 1, two people were confronted with impossible things: Zechariah the priest and Mary, the mother of Jesus. They asked two seemingly similar question, based on the reality of their circumstances; yet, they…

Of Design and Alternatives

In recent times, my heart has been drawn to events that are happening locally and internationally; mostly reflective of the choices we make as individuals and as communities and here are few of my thoughts: 1.  When men try to replace God’s design with their well-thought-out alternatives, unrighteousness and injustice become the only way to…

Random Thoughts Again

1. It is indeed a dangerous thing to be surrounded by praise singers who cannot look one in the eye and tell the TRUTH. 2. Parents who pray that their children would receive from their own children what they received from them aren’t sincere or honest . . . within them are deep seated hurts…

Credentials and Credibility

Sometime ago, in the British Empire, just as war was breaking out with the Germans, the second son of King George V, the Duke of York, found himself on the throne that was abdicated by his elder brother as King George VI and his major challenge was that he stutters when he speaks. It is…