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Worry Shouldn’t Kill You

Worry Shouldn’t Kill You

No one is tensioning me or putting me under pressure, so why am I heaping pressure and excessive expectations on myself? It must be a lack of self-care and self-love. I need to stop it. If there’s a 50:50 chance that things could go wrong or right, then I choose...
Musings About Nigeria

Musings About Nigeria

As I walk along the dirty streets of my neighbourhood, I realise that what gives “abroad” its feel is not necessarily the weather. I’ve visited countries that are as hot and humid as Nigeria. It’s cleanliness, order, quality and standards....
The Nigerian Challenge

The Nigerian Challenge

Here’s a challenge: In Nigeria, it’s not enough to be good at what you do. You must be good and political; good and cultural; good and tolerant of deeply disturbing mediocre shit. When the emotional pressure becomes too much, many good people simply give...
Cholerics & Relationships

Cholerics & Relationships

It is possible to be deeply compassionate about issues and to fight for justice & equity, yet not really care about people. It is the ideals you care about, the projects, not the humans. Many Choleric leaders can be like that. They have a finely tuned sense of...
We Are The Church

We Are The Church

I no longer obsess about what the Church in Nigeria is doing or not doing. I am the Church too. Let me focus on my own constituency, instead of getting my panties in a twist over what others are doing in their own constituencies. If you ruminate too much on what is...
Giftings & Character

Giftings & Character

I am deeply troubled by the stories of rape and abuse in the Church, on my social media timeline. I am reminded that personal morality is man’s responsibility and those who outsource it to the “anointing” are delusional. Elisha was a child murderer...