Everybody Needs Somebody

I grew up an independent woman who always managed to get things done without asking for help. I may have been dying inside but I thought it was weak to let people know I needed their assistance. Back then, I kept trying to get things right even if that meant I had to try a million times.

BOOKS| Quotes from Manuscript Found in Accra by Paulo Coelho

No matter how you are feeling, get up every morning and let your light shine forth. Never try to please everyone, if you do, you will be respected by no one. The great wisdom of life is to realize that we can be the masters of things that try to enslave us.

Religious Tolerance: I Went For a Midweek Service in a Church

I'm a Muslim by birth and practice and I had only ever been to a church for a wedding ceremony until recently when I went for a midweek service. Christianity and Islam are the two dominant and organized religions in Nigeria and in most cases, every Nigerian is identified by one of the two religions.