Miniature Gratitude: The Gift that my Boss is

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye You obviously already saw that today’s series is about what a gift my boss is to me. I want to express how much I adore the privilege to have a woman so graceful as my boss and friend. From the week I started working for her, few people in my office had…

Milk and Honey – Excerpts

Book by rupi kaur   ***I read this incredible book this week and I fell I love with it. I enjoyed the simplicity of the words and the depths of feelings that they bring. I enjoyed how sharp they expose the pains, yet soothes. I love how empowered I felt as a woman from the words…

Miniature Gratitude: My thoughtful names

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye Here in my part of the world, names are often given to children based on circumstances around the birth of the child or even, the feelings of the parents and family members at the time. But my names hardly gave anything away about the circumstances surrounding my birth. My names proved to…

“Don’t look farther than today”

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye A while ago, I was having a chat with my friend and we were going on and on about plans and the many things we had to do for the week. Just talking about it was so overwhelming that he had to acknowledge how packed the week was going to be. And…

Miniature Gratitude: Early Bus rides

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye Before I came to Lagos, I have heard tales of how rough living here would be. One of the highlights of what I was told was how people had to chase buses to enter and alight from them because the buses are always on the move. There was no way I could…

Miniature Gratitude: The Bliss of BOREDOM

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye For some time now, I have lived in the busy city of Lagos working, living, thriving and enjoying the city with some of the best people in the world. Now, I love my job (I really do) because it avail me the opportunity to work with the best boss on the planet…

My Reward

In 2017, I was at a vulnerable group meeting (similitude of an Alcoholic Anonymous meeting) and as we went round, each introducing him/herself and sharing something about the pain/experiences that had brought us to such meeting, I caught myself utter a statement as I shared of myself. That was not the first time for me…

What happened?

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye I remember one of those Christmas celebrations that I had spent in my village. I had travelled earlier that Christmas Eve with a family member while my Dear mum was supposed to come join later (my village was just 30mins away). Eventually, when she came in the evening, she came bearing some…

My Head is so full!!!

I have never imagined a time in my adult years on earth that I have not heard anything on my mind and in my head. As a matter of fact, there are always multiple things in my mind sapping my sleep away from me. When night eventually crawls in and I drift away to Lala land, I…