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GET GOD OUT OF THAT BOX!

I relearned an old lesson today. I have always known that I shortchange myself each time I expect God to come to me or move in a defined way all the time yet, sometimes I still place him in an imaginary box. It is funny how often we do that though. Like a mother will do to her child, we ... Read More »

I DIED.

Dying is one thing and staying dead another. Here I share with you my struggles with death, particularly the incessant tussle between the will to stay dead and the temptation to live again. Death is a scary thing for the timid and uncertain, but for the courageous and discerning, it is only a phase; a dark tunnel that leads to ... Read More »

Hey, Wake Up!

Yes, you! Now, here’s a conversation I’d like to have once and forever cause I’m really tired of having to always explain myself out of or ignore the same crap conversation every time. So let’s just do this once and forever. “Love” demanded that I convene some ladies like myself to start a self-empowerment project and as soon as we ... Read More »

DARLING, THESE THREE THINGS I PRAY THEE

Dear Mr God-Sent, I hope you are happy and I hope you’re warming up for and working towards forever with me. I still don’t know why I’m writing this to you, but I hope you read it and I hope you take the hints. Darling, when it comes to life and love, we have a plethora of wants. Indeed, our ... Read More »

SEVEN MEN I WON’T MARRY

I agree with you, it’s a weird universe I’m meddling in but I must tell you that I have never thought harder and more consciously and consistently about my future husband and home like in the past year. In fact, I think Maami’s prayers are finally catching up with my smartness. Besides, all those strange birthday prayers from my plenty ... Read More »

LET LOVE FIND YOU

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This piece is a timely memorial to all the gorgeous women across generations who stood their grounds till they were found, and a reminder to the young women weary of the wait and particularly those who have bought into the erroneous dictates of currents trends- civilization- globalization- westernization-Americanization- or preferably, “errornisation”. (Check out Who needs tradition? Not me!)   I ... Read More »

KEEP AN OPEN MIND, GOD IS NOT LIMITED BY STRUCTURES

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The “contemporary” God doesn’t live in an ark, He dwells in human temples and He speaks through them when we least expect. I created “SHEmotions” as a junkyard of some sort- a tacky little space where ‘everything else’ fits comfortably. But like every junkyard, there are treasures beneath the pile of mess and rubbles. First, let me begin with a ... Read More »