Auspy wakes up after a night of hard drinking, feeling groggy. He sat up in bed and placed his feet down, slipping on his soft-cloth-lined indoor slippers as he let out an ogbonge yawn that filled the air around him with one heck of a good morning breath. Rubbing his eyes, he stands up and feels a splitting head-ache as he heads towards the bathroom of his
It was 1992, I was convinced I was going to change all my extended family members. I come from the Yoruba ethnic group, and my parents' religion was perverted. They professed to be Christians and they were, but they were misinformed Christians.
African church was where they worshipped and back then in the 60s and 70s when I was a member, polygyny was common in the African church. My grandmother, who wasn't my grandad's first wife was an elder in the church... go figure! So I have a
Updated May 27, 2010 at 05:44 AM by Oluwato
Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in Thee;
Let the water and the blood,
From Thy wounded side which flowed,
Be of sin the double cure;
Save from wrath and make me pure.
Not the labor of my hands
Can fulfill Thy laws demands;
Could my zeal no respite know,
Could my tears forever flow,
All for sin could not atone;
Thou must save,
Have you noticed that sometimes, indeed most times, the choices we make could either make or break us?
Our life choices could either hold us back for good or propel us to greater heights.
only recently i was reading about the life and times of the late Michael Jackson. The friends and advisers he had, the hangers on that were around him and his endless, but elusive pursuit for perfection. I was wondering if he had had a better set of friends and advisers, if he would
starting over is really one of the hardest things to do, but is also a necessity of life.
I have a friend who spent several years training in his field to pursue a career path but recently got laid off in this climate of economic recession. He now finds himself unemployed with a wife, four kids, a large mortgage to pay and he is middle aged. His choices are limited: either search for another job in the same field where the jobs are scarce or re-train and start over again completely