Shrouded Depths

There is a very hidden place in the hearts of men, only real experiences can reveal what is there. Until you permit those experiences to take place, however unsettled you are with them, you may never know these depths of people you associate with. In present world, what is said is no longer enough to…

Diamond in the Rough

I entered a taxi in Ibadan today and this driver has the appearance of someone you would deacribe as ‘street’ – bruises and marks from old fight wounds…he is the stereotype of an ‘area boy’ he should not care about how anyone feels. To my surprise, he has such warm personality that he responded to…

Dire Dreams

For a bit of perspective I have been in the business of helping people bring their ideas to life for about 22years. In these years, one thing has been so recurring, for me, to the point of despair. Each time I encounter one, I literally shut down. I have found too many people unable to…

Who Will?

Clearer now than ever, My generation is getting older; So much that the things we did no longer make sense to me, I have indeed grown up. What are we going to do with the youthfulness of this new generation?What are we going to do with the maturity of my own generation?Indeed, a bridge is…

If Only You 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!…

A Bitter Foretaste

I met a very unique man of God. who told me the LORD asked him to be selling pure water in the market. So he arrived at Ketu market, Lagos and started doing exactly what the LORD commanded him. Later, he went on to sell more pure water at Ajah market in Lagos also. He…

Aware, But With No Record

Yesterday in church service, I heard a word in the midst of the word. The story of Abraham and his offering of Isaac and the response it provoked from God came to the fore. While God was speaking to him the second time, He mentioned that Abraham did not deny Him Isaac, his only son….

Family: In Search of New Experiences…

Usually when family breakdowns are considered irreparable, offsprings of such seeks to change the trends in their own new families. Unfortunately, their own experiments often turn out to be worse. The foundation of these dissatisfactions are not ideologies, opinions or perspectives…it is the state of the heart. If the heart is not right, even right…

Distractions

The real enemy of most pursuits is distraction. Eternal matters would distract you from temporal ones and vice versa. Therefore, those who wield power are those who have mastered the art of distracting others and disrupting status quo. So, distracting a life that is heading to destruction by the bright possibilities of a fulfilling life…

Lessons in Transit

I wrote these exactly four years ago when I visited Abuja, Nigeria. Four years after, I am visiting Abuja again and they are still fresh for me… Take a look: “When a journey presents no leader to follow, And the way isn’t obvious because of uncharted territories; Help cannot come from anywhere but above, For…