Regain Your Creativity

Regain Your Creativity

When you were at the age of 5, you were using about 80% of your creativity. You believed you could achieve anything and travel to any place. Sadly today, I wonder how much of your creative self is still alive. Creativity has been relegated to a thing particular to youths or to geniuses only. We have wrongly believed that creativity is significant only to artists, graphic designers or certain kind of professions. These wrong beliefs have not only stifled our creativity but have boxed us to live only within what we see and forsake the wider possibilities we do not see. (more…)...
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One Step to Accomplish More

One Step to Accomplish More

During the war in Mexico in the 1840’s, the American forces came under a fierce bombardment of cannon fire. With cannonballs landing all around, soldiers begged their commander and then future American president General Zachary Taylor to retreat. But General Taylor said “We won’t go back. We will go forward, and the cannonballs will fall behind us.’ The last week of 2017 and the first week of 2018 for many was a season of celebration but for people of Benue state it was of mourning and grieve that knows no bound. Many of her indigenes were brutally and inhumanely killed. People who did not deserve to die but answered the call and bore the title ‘late’. I know you might be wondering what all of this has to do with achieving more. The answer is simple but the true stories I just shared with you, I believe will help you understand better why I had to go through that route to get...
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Death-fall – A Letter

Death-fall – A Letter

To lose ones’ self to circumstances is understandable because life has a way of pushing us to the wall. And when we cannot fight back or hold on any longer, we give in to our challenges and answer the call of fate. This alone is enough tragedy that breaks my heart. If that was all there is, a little light of hope would have quenched the darkness of struggle, pain, hurt and sorrow. But just when we are becoming thankful that we’re on our feet again, a stranger comes knocking and takes from us a gift it never returns. It steals our companionship with loved ones, siblings, colleagues and partners. The fierce hold of the hands of death has never brought joy to anyone. Many times, we curse, we mourn and we struggle to find comfort in troubled seas. We attempt to navigate our way to shore even when we do not have a compass for direction. We get lost in ourselves, in life...
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