If you look closely; life is not as twisted as our minds are. We are the ones turning a little stone into a stumbling block by imagining the worse. We place so much emphasis on every little thing and that creates problem where there is none.
Being self conscious and sensitive is valuable and it’s part of human nature, but it becomes an ordeal once it subdues us to unnecessary tension and anxiety. It becomes a huge problem when we think the world at large is standing still, scrutinizing our every move. Continue reading
Let me write you fine
as nuts coated in honey.
Let me write you
as I have many others.
become as a fly
flirting on every feaces,
unfaithful to none
faithful to all
child of passion -
I, child of the evening sky -
child of the midnight –
unsure of the man I am -
Let me find with you,
that which has eluded me –
served in China plates
steamy and tasty.
(c) Alan Delta ‘Grow
We live in a dreamland – we wake up wearing Chinua Achebe’s shoes; We mount the podium and receive Wole Shoyinka’s Nobel Prize; we win global attention with Chimamanda Adichie’s charm and even rule the world with Anthony Joshua’s gloves.
We desire the prize but not the price. Continue reading
Have you discovered a brave new world beyond the cloud of anger and fear or do you often wonder what’s round the corner, along life’s windy road?
You see, faith is an attitude! Continue reading
Early this year, I decided to move into a new apartment. In my quest to do this, I sought for the services of a good Estate agent. I asked around and got the contact of this nice, street-smart Estate agent. After terms were agreed upon, he set out to do his job. After two days, he came back with lists of accommodation in my choice areas. I was excited. After the contract, I asked about his job. He explained with so much passion that got me hooked. Continue reading
With every rejection or disappointment you encounter in life, you’re tasked with two things: Clinging on to a fresh start or sinking in your rivers of tears.
Setbacks are no picnic. Nothing hurts as bad as losing when you’re so close to winning or achieving something you’ve longed for. Continue reading
Dear life, I’m not tired of you yet, of your swindling. I’m not tired of the surprises. Aren’t this what dreams are made of, uncertainties, brokenness and sometimes, triumph?
I came here with no hint of what I would meet. Each step I took at growing older, you became revealing.
You showed your wit. Sometimes I understood. Other times I just stood lost and watched in bewilderment. Continue reading