No big promises

Hello. One of the first things I heard about inspirational writing is that you “write for an audience of one.” Write as though your reader is sitting across your desk. That way, you actively and specifically address an individual rather than just the public. It helps to release deeper creativity and words that are more impactful. However,…

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A Snippet lesson from my journal

How I wish life were that simple. How I wish God’s plans were easy to decipher – like there was some headrest screen in front of me that could give me instantaneous information on my location, speed, altitude, outside and destination temperature, distance travelled, time left to destination, time at destination and estimated time of…

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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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