COVID-19LockdownChronicles: #WhatPapataughtMe#

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye I had just been out of secondary school when I was introduced to him. He was one of the figures in fellowship that I revered but didn’t want to necessarily be close to. I had thought that getting close to him will spoil the fun of referencing him. He would become human,…

COVID -19LockdownChronicles: The gift that keeps on giving

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye The most precious gift that I have got is family. They are the treasure that I would not have selected by myself but the ones that truly suits me. They are not all shiny. Some of them cause more pain than the joy they are meant to give. They can be the…

Beam of Light

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye I have been around for a while. I have seen and been through several stages of growths and experiences. But I have yet to see the beginning of any year be so difficult as 2020. This year started really hot for me and well…. The world. I have gone through all the…

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…

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…

The day that witnessed my Rebirth

By Moyinoluwa Okunloye *I have written this since 2017, so the ending is not exactly my present state of mind. However, at the time that this happened, it felt like the dark cloud will never pass. Every day since then has being better, even more so since 2017. I love my progress, and it’s being…

“Sunny day at the beach”

Moyinoluwa Okunloye I am thankful for everything. Today, I look back and I remember all the mountains that I have climbed, the valleys where I have fallen and I discovered that they all got me to where I am. I am thankful to the STORYTELLER who keeps on adding more twists to the plot of…