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Lessons from Nike

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My classmate, Nike did something that shocked me. It was the eve of Valentine’s and she gave out presents to every member of the class. What endeared me to her was that these weren’t generic presents. She actually took the time to say something about each person. For me, that was a true expression of love. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dealing with Separation

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What is it about separation that seems to tear the soul apart? You meet strangers who become family and friends. And soon you have to bid them goodbye because life beckons. Why is there so much pain in separation?   Read the rest of this entry »

How to Start the Year- God’s Way

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How to Start the Year- God's Way

What is it about a new year that presents itself with this whole atmosphere of starting over? Is it really possible to start over? Does one just pretend everything that happened in the year ended, never did? Read the rest of this entry »

Think-Thank Challenge 2017 (Abridged Version)

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A-Z Thanksgiving list!If you can think, you can thank!Happy almost New Year! As it’s the Dainty M. tradition, every December is for the Think-Thank Challenge. Unfortunately, I couldn’t kick-start the challenge early enough this year due to school commitments. Anywho, I hope this still helps you in making your thanksgiving list (if you’ve not made one already). Read the rest of this entry »

All About Christmas

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instasquare_20171221215536544It was the night before Christmas. Everywhere was dark. Save for the brightness of my screen as I tapped my keyboard. It felt as though my heart would burst. Read the rest of this entry »

Bleak Christmas

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Bleak christmas

My first Christmas in Lagos is a nightmare. Fuel scarcity has been the order of the day; fewer buses available, more grumpy commuters and yet, insane traffic! It’s absolutely crazy. Read the rest of this entry »

Change Looks Good on You

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instasquare_2017112214597608Change is uncomfortable. It’s like that woolly cardigan that itches you when you wear it; or those pair of shoes that wouldn’t fit. Change is not easy but absolutely necessary. I have changed. I feel it. With every aching muscle, with every tap on the keyboard; with every deadline I’ve scaled through; with every new thought; with every new environment… I can say I have changed. Change may not look good but after a while, it feels really good. Read the rest of this entry »