“I’m not you”

The beauty of a new life,The blessings of fresh opportunitiesThe jinx of fresh perspectivesThe judgment of those who stumbled. It says: ” I’m not you”“I think and act differently”“I’ll walk without stumbling because I know better”“I am me, not you!” Until avoidable tragedy strikes,And history repeats itself…Until posterity is damaged,And precious time is wasted. If…

The Cares of Youthfulness

Youthfulness is the beginning of dreams and the end of innocence; yet, it is one of God’s uncommon blessings to humanity. It presents opportunities that can be matched with skills, values that are responses to problems and work that can be done because of the abundance of life’s primary resource – time. As beautiful and…

A Choice That Will Not Disappoint

Walking with the LORD, who lives in heaven, whose footstool is the earth, is an almost inconceivable idea . . . but that is the whole idea behind God’s mysteries [hidden secrets]. He is God; big enough to inhabit heaven and earth at the same time; and small enough to inhabit the hearts of men…

Inevitable Reality

There will always be people who have all explanations to why you are what you are; There will always be those who conveniently digs into your story to tarnish your glory, no matter how much you love deeply and live well… Your story is connected to God’s glory, You shame is the pathways to your…

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…