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.

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It’s Okay Not To Be Okay

Sometimes, everything hits you all at once. You lose your job, your relationship, a friend, a business opportunity, someone you really love. Or everything seems to be going according to plan; you finally landed that job, you got your dream car, you just got married but you aren’t happy and you can’t understand why.

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Sometimes, Less is More

I know you’ve heard the saying “less is more”, a phrase adopted in 1947 by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe several times but do you agree with it?

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POEM| I Want To Be Here

I’m here

but I’m not really here

my body is here

but my mind is elsewhere


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Choose To Be Kind, Always

Have you asked yourself lately if you are a kind person? Kindness is often mistaken with niceness yet these two words are totally different. We describe people as nice and kind interchangeably but I believe that while it is good to be nice, it is essential to be kind.

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The Truth About Life

Life is a fragile journey and its end is uncertain. There’s a chance you may not make it every single day;
You leave the house and may never get back in.
You get in a car and you may never come out of it alive.

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Prayer To The Creator

Thank you creator of the universe for the gift of life you have given me.
Thank you for giving me everything that I have ever truly needed.
Thank you for the opportunity to experience this beautiful body and this wonderful mind.

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Be True To You

Sometimes, it’s best to speak up.
Sometimes, it’s best to be quiet.
Sometimes, it’s best to hold on.
Sometimes, it’s best to let go.

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Take A Moment Today To Appreciate Yourself

When was the last time you acknowledged your efforts and gave yourself some appreciation for your hard work? I know you probably can’t answer this question because you don’t remember when you did that. We often forget to show ourselves that love and compassion we desperately desire from others so why not take a moment…

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