hidden truths 8

The girl moved out of the room still confused as Banji enters slightly limping. Banke ran out of the bed and hugged her husband. Minus his limping he is now a bit more radiant and fresh. One could see the effect of his just being out of the hospital on him. When he saw his … Continue reading hidden truths 8

hidden truths 2

They were alone, unhurried because they’d made arrangements to sleep at the convenient guesthouse in Ikom almost kilometres away. As the big orange ball glowed with its last power they kissed. It was then that Banji’s eye strayed to the edge of the waterfall. He saw a bird, which was a cross between a peacock … Continue reading hidden truths 2

When Hearts grow Cold (Part 4)

“The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald              “The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” … Continue reading When Hearts grow Cold (Part 4)

when the hearts grow cold (part 3a)

  “Those who don't know how to suffer are the worst off. There are times when the only correct thing we can do is to bear out troubles until a better day.” ― Ming-Dao Deng, Everyday Tao: Living with Balance and Harmony   As you drove in into your compound in Noranda, the solution that … Continue reading when the hearts grow cold (part 3a)

when the hearts grow cold (part oneA)

“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching, Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth.” ― William W. Purkey “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” ―Friedrich Nietzsche “The opposite of love is not hate, it's … Continue reading when the hearts grow cold (part oneA)

work in progress(xiii)

“Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day: - I shall not fear anyone on Earth. - I shall fear only God. - I shall not bear ill will toward anyone. - I shall not submit to injustice from anyone. - I shall conquer untruth by truth. … Continue reading work in progress(xiii)

life’s journey

“Love makes the journey we call life worthwhile.” ― Debasish Mridha “Look where YOU have been; view where YOU are at; seek where YOU want to be.” ―Gwendolyn Moore aka Mozette “The ship is always off course. Anybody who sails knows that. Sailing is being off course and correcting. That gives a sense of what … Continue reading life’s journey

life’s journey

“You’ll learn, as you get older, that rules are made to be broken. Be bold enough to live life on your terms, and never, ever apologize for it. Go against the grain, refuse to conform, take the road less traveled instead of the well-beaten path. Laugh in the face of adversity, and leap before you … Continue reading life’s journey

the night

  Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence. -A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Living in a rural setting exposes you … Continue reading the night

the journey

“It was a country life, a precious existence.” ― Fennel Hudson, A Meaningful Life - Fennel's Journal - No. 1 My thoughts riot As the bus sped into the bush.   The luxuriant vegetation Choked the snaky road, Throwing the bus Into the bush’s waiting Arms.   My mind wanders And wonder Is there a place … Continue reading the journey