Open Up!

We wanted to take our bath that Saturday morning but it felt awkward having to take our baths together. As we stared at ourselves in the ceramic bathtub, the unspoken words between my cousin and I were loud and clear. No one wanted to remove his pants first. Just about turning thirteen at that time,…

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Iya mi (my mother)

Hello. What can we do without mothers in our lives? Who can we be in fact? Read to your mummy: The World celebrates you yearly, but you are treasured daily in our hearts… Through all the phases you’ve stood by us, For all our flaws you’ve cuddled and spanked They say weakness,  I see strength!…

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Quiet Saturday (reblog)

Saturday is the least eventful of the 3 Easter days. Or is it the most eventful? We really don’t do much on this day. Silence is more often than not subconsciously alluded to this day, while everyone looks forward to tomorrow. Back then in the days, the same happened. A sorrowful air could be felt…

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He died for me

Hello, I woke with this song on my heart.  It was first taught us by a friend that visited from Ghana many years ago. You laid aside your majesty Gave up everything for me Suffered in the hands of those you have created You took all my guilt and shame When you died and rose…

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Barabbas

Hello friends, This easter week, I’ve been thinking a lot about Barabbas,  the guy who was released in exchange for Jesus’ crucifixion. His name, Bar-abba means son of the father. He was similar to Jesus in that he was a rebel leader… like they accused Jesus. (Mark 15:5-15) He was physically released from prison but…

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All or some

This is my journal entry from November 8 2013. I felt it will bless you today. “You sat few feet away from the offering box and watched the rich guys gave large sums and a poor widow gave two coins. But when you commented, you praised the poor widow not because of what she gave, but…

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