• Life Lessons

    Life Lessons From Gossip and to Avoid It

    Once Bitten, Twice Shy (Life Lessons About Gossip) It happened long ago that I got into trouble for being involved in gossip. Yep, you read right. I will save you details… But for a long time, the bitterness and pain of the misconstrued event were my companions. Ever since that event, if I smell gossip coming around me or my way, I find a way to either kill it, ignore it, change the narrative… And most especially not to give my opinion about the matter. I can’t imagine having to go through the trauma of my words being flipped over a thousand times against me. Now, this is why I’m…

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    Omolabake Episode 4

    CHAPTER 4 “Granny-O, I got the Chili sauce. I am at the corner of the street.” After a pause, she replied “No, I did not forget the baking supplies.” Omolabake ended the call with her Grandmother. Granny was easily one of her best people in the world. With so much love to shower. Her vegetable soups were straight out of no recipe books. At seventy-seven, she still insisted her loaves and pastries had to be home baked. When she wasn’t napping, knitting or playing scrabble with the gardener, they were gisting. Omolabake cooked on weekends. Granny always said, to keep Omolabake’s skills alive. Omolabake noticed the garden trees had been…

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    Omolabake Episode 3

    “Sweetheart, you won’t believe what I had to do today?” Morinsola recounted details of her day to her husband. She stood by the doorway into the kitchen weaving her hair into two cornrows. It was her favourite routine to avoid shrinking of her natural hair. “Am all ears” he pursed his lips. He continued to peel the skin off the Paw-paw at the sink. She narrated the details of her day. “…the funny thing is that to pay him a driver’s salary will be like underpaying him because he is actually more than qualified to be a driver.” “Remind me babe… how old is he?” “About twenty-six or twenty-seven “Ok,…

  • Words To Live By

    Focus

    Focus. Meet Man, he is a bundle of vibrant ideas…  His ideas influence his actions.  His actions are driven by his energy. For man to get the best of life and not live an empty life, he must Focus.  Man’s ideas must converge towards his  Focus only then can he diverge his energy effectively and productively. It’s a happy Sunday from me to you! Drop your thoughts… I’d be waiting. #Wordstoliveby