Redefining Success

A man (by ‘man’, I mean humankind- both male and female) is generally measured as successful based on two things: his marriage (and family), and his career. I once heard someone saying, “At her age, she should be thinking of her marriage and career.” I believe those are the two things that the majority of humanity lives for.* Once an individual is “of age”, done with education, he/she starts looking for:

  1. a job (preferably one with upward mobility possibilities), and
  2. the one person they plan on spending the rest of their life with.

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We can’t just watch any longer

I put this video up on Facebook about two weeks ago. But my concern for the situation in Nigeria is growing even more. And after reading a post on Africanism Cosmopolitan (click here to read), the reality of things hit me all over again and I thought to upload the video on YouTube and here. Hopefully you have clicked on the link and seen that there is … Continue reading We can’t just watch any longer

Oh Happy Day!

It’s a beautiful day! Not just because the sun is shining in its gorgeous glory; or because I’m wearing the cutest earrings and my ankara skirt 😉 ; or because it’s a Sunday; or because I’m in a good mood… It’s because today, I (along with majority of the world) am celebrating Easter. There is a little difference though. I’m not celebrating just the fact that it’s a four-day weekend, or that I get to hang out with friends and do fun things like egg hunts. For me, it’s more than cute rabbits and chocolate eggs (I don’t even get how those came into the picture). It’s all about JesusJoin the celebration