Inspiration, Writing

What if my ex comes back?

I have an ex whom I dated on and off for eight years, it was about to end up in marriage but he pulled the disappearing act on me. I mean someone who literally tells you, “You are beautiful, intelligent, enterprising, but I don’t think you can be respectful after we marry. I don’t trust… Continue reading What if my ex comes back?

Blogging, Short Story

NANA (Part 8)

Nana sat in front of me looking beautiful, the euphoria of meeting each other was waning.“How are you?” I asked her for the umpteenth time.“I’m doing well,” she replied and we smiled at each other. It was as though we didn’t want to launch into the obvious subject. It was a Wednesday afternoon, my off… Continue reading NANA (Part 8)

Scriptures

Women with Difference

Text: Matthew 1:1-17 There were five women mentioned in the lineage of Jesus. Tamar Rahab Ruth Bathsheba Mary *** These women dared to be different. They were not perfect either but God had plans for them. Let's consider their story one by one. Tamar - Tamar was the daughter-in-law of Judah. Her husbands had died… Continue reading Women with Difference

Feb Writing Challenge, Writing

The Valentine’s Gift

Amina placed her head on Saheed's laps. She was about to drift off when she heard Saheed's voice. "Baby?" "Hmm?" "What am I getting this Val?" Amina raised her head immediately and sat up in the chair. Saheed reduced the volume of the TV set, awaiting her reply. "I don't know," Amina folded her arms… Continue reading The Valentine’s Gift

Blogging, Reviews, Writing

BOOK REVIEW : “ECLIPSE” BY NED CHINEDUM NWABUNIKE

ABOUT THIS BOOK WEST AFRICA 1967 The welter events of the civil war left an indelible mark which was visibly etched for a longer period of time in the eastern Nigeria. When the leaders of the Igbo called for a separation of the new acclaimed nation, Biafra from Nigeria; it sparked up a fire that… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW : “ECLIPSE” BY NED CHINEDUM NWABUNIKE

Blogging, poetry, Reality

Love Came to Stay

Come with me Let me take you on a journey Let me tell a story of love At first sight Let me tell you How my heart went away with a stranger How my heart betrayed all my resolve to remain single Come let me tell you A story of faith and temptations A story… Continue reading Love Came to Stay

poetry

Promised to Never leave

You promised to never leave Yet there is no warmth In your dark eyes anymore You promised never to hurt me Yet you break me in me pieces With your silence day to day You promised to ever hold me Yet this grip feels cold And I wish you would let go Your heart is… Continue reading Promised to Never leave

Blogging

What Have You Achieved?

What have you achieved? I was in the car twentieth of this month. It was a Tuesday and I was returning home from church with a woman I love and respect so much - Mrs. A. I sat in the passenger seat as she drove me and another church member home. Not quite far from… Continue reading What Have You Achieved?

Short Story, Writing

LOVE CREPT IN

"Hey Babe," my voice had a high tilt. "Sweetie, how are you?" his voice sounded bored. "Happy Valentine," I greeted. "What is good about the valentine if you are not here with me?" "Come on babe, don't be a sour puss. I will definitely see you in three days’ time." "Oh yeah? That was what… Continue reading LOVE CREPT IN