The Rider and The Gatekeepers

When the one riding hard with a word from the King showed up on the horizon, the gatekeepers, who stand watch on the wall were alarmed by his speed and aggressive approach. They wondered what is so pressing that cannot wait to be delivered with calm? What they do not see is the danger that…

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…

Cut, Yet Fruitful Trees…

In my vision of the night, I saw a flourishing tree, fat and fresh, rounded and green with no visible scar. It has many fruits hanging in it, ripe and fresh, looking good and inviting. Under this tree, many people have made themselves a befitting spot for their enterprise. . .most of which have to…

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…

The Matter with Zion

The argument on the state of the church is really not much to debate. Those who understand the times would know that whatever is happening now has been long coming. Somehow, we have tasted the pleasures of the city and the consecration that the mountain of the LORD’s house requires has become too lofty for…