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…

Faithfulness and Loyalty

It is no news that loyalty has different from meaning to different people, One wonders where the limits are when it comes to ‘staying’ with someone. Is it living truthfully or being what someone expects? What is the true definition of loyalty? Can one be loyal without taking sides? Is loyalty immune form being a…

Defeat

If you have never failed, there is a certain depth of pain you cannot understand, The pain that comes from having done all, yet faced with the bluntness of nothing; When defeat comes like a flood and it’s consequences shines brightly, What you do next is what matters more than the defeat itself. Surely, it…

The Life of One

The life of one, The courage of a leader, The responsibility of the brave, The acceptance of limitations. Nothing is greater than glory, Nothing is more desirable than victory, Still, there are battles that would not end, The warrior would expire before the battle ends. Sometimes, all effort would fail, Old lessons would become valueless…

Of Input and Results

Still, I wonder…. If same measures are applied in different measures and intensity and it produced different result, would the defining factor be personality difference or the difference in magnitude? Life itself is a mystery, A mystery already solved, As a man thinks in his heart; so is he/she… If it can be imagined, it…

As I see it . . .

I have not been here in a while. So much is taking my attention away from writing. Sometimes, we have to learn the lesson first before we talk about it. Two things are on my heart to share today and I would like to get right to it: Firstly, I have had the privilege of…