A wise man once said that the journey is oftentimes more important than the destination. I found this to be true, when I set out on a journey against popular opinion- a war against my comfort zone. This was a journey that my soul longed for. My body willed it and my Spirit conceived it.
The year started with a social media rave around the #10yearchallenge. Basically, this involves juxtaposing a picture from 10 years back with a more current picture of you. From the pool of pictures I found on Instagram, some changes were so obvious, while others not too obvious. Point is, you’re not the same person you were 10 years ago.
Thanks for coming to my blog today! It’s day 20 of the 30 days challenge I started at the beginning of the month. The two-fold goal of writing consistently to break the writer’s block and win back traffic, have been totally worth it! All the posts are not planned- I literally wake up to ask myself what today’s challenge is. I hope you also enjoy the surprise that comes with each new day as well. Thank you for the comments, likes, and readership. You guys are the best! With 10 days left, I’m sure that God will see us through to the very end. Let’s check out today’s challenge!
I’m cracking my fingers in all eagerness to start typing. Lol. Okay, as many of you know, I’m from Nigeria. When it comes to disrespecting parents, I can’t divorce it from my Nigerian heritage. Sit back and relax while I take you on this journey.
Growing up in a culture where everyone had to ‘toughen up’ meant that negative emotions of anger, pain, hurt, depression etc. had to be hidden or suppressed. It was (and still is) a culture founded on the misconception that emotions make you weak. Those who have read Chinua Achebe’s famous ‘Things Fall Apart’ will understand how crazy it gets when one begins to prove a point of being strong rather than weak. It’s a survivor’s race. Continue reading “How to Deal with the Broken”→