You can’t foot the bill – because you aren’t meant to!

I have observed that many times, when God inspires people with an idea for a life-defining project, or presents opportunities to gain knowledge and training in peculiar crafts, career or ministry, many people short-change themselves with the questions their minds ask. Even me, 8 out of 10 times, my mind fixates on the price tag,…

Don’t lose heart

What to do when the day to day requirements of purpose is not always as exciting or scintillating as the envisioned end point.

Annihilation

Hello! I remember when I was younger and would sit with friends to discuss several issues from cartoons and video games to cars, school work and movies, then we would touch on problems in my country and some politics which for my country has always been a popular tension point. We would argue and try…

Baring the Writer’s Soul

“Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.” VirginaWoolf If you close your soul to your readers – if you leave out your personal stories from your compositions, your excellent literary prowess and mastery of the craft will at best produce…

Do… or Do not.

My epidemiology professor includes this quote in a number of his class slides… and has succeeded in getting this wedged in my mind. Good thing though, because I have fallen into the “I’ll try” rut, time and again. On introspection, I realize that words/phrases like “I’ll try..” “Someday, I’ll do it..” or “hopefully” are comfortable…

The Gap

Today’s teenagers are lonely, and they’re looking for connection in the wrong places. Today’s parents feel helpless, and many parents in this situation are too embarrassed to reach out for help from others. Especially if their kids are rebelling against the way they were raised. So the gap between parents and teenagers only widens. Teens…

Barabbas: son of the Father

Sit tight, this is a long one, but it’s worth the shot. The Story The noise of the riot in the city receded as the soldiers dragged him across the city. His mind was tired but His mind resolute to gain freedom for the people of Jerusalem. Or at least avenge the death of his…

A field of buried Way-makers

“A gift opens the way and ushers the giver into the presence of the great.” -‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭18:16‬ ‭NIV‬‬ I know a group of people called the time-clock punchers. When I interact with them, I see a glow locked behind the small translucent window of their heart. They are so diligent at their jobs and they…

Will your blood be worth it?

Hello, This is a Creative tip for writers: “Part of being a good writer is being spiritually and emotionally healthy.” Maybe for others, who write to non-humans, it doesn’t matter. But for me, And others who desire to keep writing about the deep things of life to an audience of humans, it’s the first thing…

What’s your life-verse?

Hello! If you ask me what my life-verse is, I will say, “Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you your heart desires.” Why? Because of this: March 26 2014 Few months ago, I heard one of the rare experiences of my walk with God – God spoke to me audibly. Call me…

Sure-fire Nuggets

Hi. Here are Sure-fire nuggets for you. A sportsman that must win focuses on his sport and trains himself regularly. No distractions. No lazy fat. No useless diets. Slowly but steadily, he realizes his passion, enrolls in training, competes in little tournaments, gets picked for bigger ones until he is drafted into the national team…

Hey!

Hey! Let me drop this – And there I go running off again! Cheers! TOluwanimi