I really wish I could say things always go according to plan for me, and that there are alternative ways to learn certain things, but sadly there are not. There is a form of resilience that only comes from being pressured and having the air sucked from your lungs.
Today, I didn't finish everything I set out to do Today, I did things I didn't set out to do Today, I am not whining about the things I am yet to do Today, I am grateful for the things I got to do.
Paddle your canoe is a slang I learned in boarding school, it means to mind your business. In my head, the concept of minding your business by paddling your own canoe always creates a vivid image of a person frantically trying to paddle another person's canoe while sitting in theirs. Although, I do not know the history... Continue Reading →
Liebster Award! Liebster Award! Yaay so I was nominated for the Liebster Award by Mema Ojukwu of Uplift Girl blog. I had the privilege of being roommates with Mema in my first year in the University, she's a super talented person and I remember thinking why the hell is this badass artist studying this boring law with us.... Continue Reading →
Last week was a blur, I was all over the place. I had a lot of "present but not mindful" moments, I had a lot to do with such little time. There were a few moments of questioning my priorities, loyalty and asking whether I was crossing the thin line between self-love and selfish.... Continue Reading →
Again "given the right circumstances any of us are capable of any sin". The flesh is a really powerful thing, and when we do not solely rely on God and acknowledge that outside of Him no amount of personal will power and good intentions can save us; we are setting ourselves up to fail.
Early this evening, I started having a headache; a headache I had no business having. Up until this morning I was very confident and happy, everything was going well. Yet somehow by evening, I lay in my sister- in- love's arms crying feeling inadequate, insufficient and not enough. I had just begun successfully convincing myself... Continue Reading →
Are there people in this day and age, who get a product and take time out to read the manual before attempting to use it? Well if there are, I'm definitely not one of them. Yes, I usually start with trying to figure out how it works *because smarty pants* and when I get stuck I check the internet *honestly I'd rather someone pointed out the exact solution to me than read through a manual*, if that doesn't work I check my manual.