Some things I’m unlearning praying with my eyes closed seeing God as just male eating beans, and milk farting too carefully not having time for my hair and nails crying all by myself not indulging in more cake and chocolates and fruits not running consistently wishing passed time back being lazy and becoming guilty … More Things to X
I know you believe you’re a river I know you believe your soul is fluid and that when life turns up the heat, you’d only change states and float in the air and collect yourself back into the form you think you’re made to be when the temperature feels like home the parts of you … More Staccato
Few years ago, the word “conscious” was customized by millennials to give the idea of levelheadedness and intellectuality a fashionable hue. The term has now evolved to a more fetishized one – “woke”. To be woke in this generation is to earn the respect of peers and seniors alike. Blacks and Africans are especially fond […] … More Reblogged- Are you woke, or merely sleepwalking?
My life has changed, 100 posts down the line. Don’t get me wrong, my life as it is now would still be different from how it was before these one hundred blog posts, definitely, but it certainly would not have had this flavor! I have deliberately decided to fuss about this 100th post, and I … More 100th Post! Beautiful Detour.
I don’t know if I would have been able to turn my back on my family and cause them so much heartache, by going contrary to a faith I was raised in. I cannot liken it to the sacrifices I had to make, and the things I had to turn my back on when I […] … More Reblogged- Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus, A Book Review
There were 10, 1000 pairs of eyes but few couples watched when they looked and saw that the lilies had sprouted on this campus and so knew, when they had wilted, to carry their fleetingness as pins in their hair behind their ears, a whisper about the transcendence of transience It was also they who … More Rains that grow lilies
? If anybody had told me, sometime in the last quarter of 2014, that I would be where I am now in 2 years, I would not have believed it. Where I stood at that time, having no strength in me, it would have all sounded like some Utopian daydream. And so, looking at where…