10 Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness. Read more…
Unless you have received a fathers unconditional love, you may find it hard to give it to your own children. Unless you have been in receipt of unconditional love you may never Read more…
What were you like? Shit! You were FFK. You were a beautifully sculpted Adonis of a man.
You were arrogant and dangerous. Always had a frisson of violence and mad passion … just beneath the elegant and preppy surface.
Yes Aunty, I want a man. I want to settle down and have all that you
have gone on about, but you see, I want a man that is like me; a
She recalls the familiar tune of happy days and nights past. She was once innocent and carefree and would never worry about the morrow. The world was her oyster, the sky was not a limit, it was a stepping stone! She was untouchable, she was passionate and full of life, she could take on the world! But suddenly, everything fell apart.
From the depths of these depths
We call you, O Liberty – hear us!
From the corners of this darkness
We raise our hands in supplication – turn your gaze toward us! Read more…
“I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.”
______________ Dapo Ojora, May 2010.
I write to you as a brother, a son, a friend, and most especially a Nigerian youth.
I know about you that you’ve got greatness within you, you have the ability to do things that you can’t even begin to Imagine, you have got talents and skills that you haven’t even begin to reach out for. From Jack Nicholson’s letter, to NDUKU an African boy that he adopted: Nduku, when you die and everyone you know dies, unless you do something significant with your life, it will be as if you were never born.
Ye sons of France, awake to glory,
Hark, hark! what myriads bid you rise!
Your children, wives and white-haired grandsires.
Behold their tears and hear their cries! (repeat)
Shall hateful tyrants, mischiefs breeding,
With hireling hosts, a ruffian band,
Affright and desolate the land,
While peace and liberty lie bleeding? Read more…
1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
2 For by it the elders obtained a good report.
3 Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear. Read more…