Needless Worries

Most of your fears will never come through; infact, your fear would do the real damage, not what you fear. When I was much younger, I worried about a lot of things. I had known what being hungry meant; so, it was natural for me to panic about where my next meal would come from….

Counsel for Would-be Spouses (Men)

In recent times, I have found myself having a lot of conversations with single men (not many of ladies :-), about choosing a spouse and getting married (I guess ladies prefer to talk to women like them). As a matter of fact, so much burden has been heavy on my heart in this regard. So,…

Is there the Authentic Design for Sex and Love?

Recently, I stumbled on a Netflix series of documentaries by an international journalist on sex and love around the world. I decided to download the episodes and listen, beginning from my continent – Africa. The things I heard are very disturbing. I literally could no longer follow the series with my eyes open. . .what…

Antidote to Worry

Why do we worry? Is there a psychological explanation to anxiety so much so that generally, people seem unable to control it? Many are down with cardiac issues, blood pressure challenges and even panic attacks, especially with present realities that are manifesting. Why do you worry? I was having a conversation with a friend of…

Of Jews and Gentiles

Have you ever wondered why, even in the New Testament, after the sacrifice of Christ, the difference between the Jews and the Gentiles were not scrapped? I kept pondering on this and I decided to study the Scriptures for clarifications. For the Jews, their relationship with God was hewn out from a covenant that has…

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…

Life Principles from Pomelo (Shaddock)

A few weeks ago, I went on a trip to a new site, with a Professor, to one of Ibadan’s satellite towns called Ogunmakin, along Lagos-Ibadan expressway in Nigeria. When we finished what we had to do there, our host was very magnanimous to give us some of the fruits from his orchard; in particular,…

Where I Stand . . .

From where I stand, I see so much I can not utter with words; but I take solace in the fact that my heart is instructed, towards righteousness, by the things I see . . . good or bad.   When I share what I see with anyone, it would be because I consider such…

Flash Contemplations 1

There come that season in every man’s life, wherein he seeks a shoulder to cry on . . . of joy or sorrow and it is not that of the progenitor or of the one who nurtured him. It would be that of a woman, whose triumph is not the abundance of her accomplishment of…

Evasive Peace

For most people, knowing what to say is a really difficult thing. This does not in anyway present quiet people, who hardly express themselves. Instead, speaking the appropriate word for every situation remains the real challenge . . . It is why wordsmithing is not a task for persons with weak understanding. However, the real…