I am a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, which sometimes connotes not having the usual access to cash favours from parents. I should however state for the record that my parents are the best, very supportive and extra loving. Back to my story, I was posted last year and my call-up letter indicated the Federal Capital City, Abuja. The three mandatory weeks on camp rolled out and I was eager to redeploy, but due to lack of connections aka “leg” to pull the necessary strings and coupled with the “Abuja hype”,......
It was just a day… but not any another ordinary day. Peter could have sworn the nightmare he had was real notwithstanding the calm in the dark room he had tucked himself into. He tried to lift himself and felt the sharp bruises over his left shoulder. “John, James… are you there?” His question echoed into the dark of the room and no reply came through. The room seemed different, not the usual big cinnamon tree they all slept in the past days away from the Master’s tree. He became perplexed. Could......
“You shouldn’t have spoken harshly to the cashier, Bosun. I’m sick and tired of your terrible temper!” Bimpe said to him as they got into his car from the supermarket. “I shouldn’t speak up and be cheated? What are you telling me? I work hard to get my money,” Bosun replied angrily, his baritone voice echoing in the car. “No one is disputing that fact, but try to take things easy. You just embarrassed me and yourself back in there. If you continue like this, we might have to stop going out......
When it comes to forgiveness, I’m probably the biggest “fool” God created (pardon my use of that word). I endeavour to forgive ALL and WITH TIME never react to people based on past occurrences; just like a child. This doesn’t imply that I have never reacted badly towards people who hurt me (covers face). Forgiveness simply means not holding or bearing grudges in your heart against anyone who offended you. Are you finding it difficult to forgive? If need be, weep and pray when the issues are tough and difficult to forgive......