International Women’s Day 

May you find love  I pray you become all you need to be.  May you find happiness  I pray you never undercut yourself.  May you find peace  I pray you righteousness and health.  May you find appreciation I pray you more honor than you deserve.  #internationalwomensday

#foreverychild 

May it be that we all be your parents.  May it be that we all shelter you from prejudice, vice and abuse.  Regardless of creed, race or religion,  May it be that we all nurture you in love, peace and education.  May you all grow to be better than us; Loving, protecting and reeducating all … Continue reading #foreverychild 

Mama Mia

My mum is just a mum.  No slaying...  Not a diva...  No swag...  Does not own a smartphone.  The quintessential mother; loving, selfless, godly, religious, safe... You know, mummy-ish. Every phone call from her ended with a prayer. She is a Christian and a 'prayer warrior.' I come from the Northern part of the country. … Continue reading Mama Mia

The Quintessential Entrepreneur

#hegemonquickeats #Andrewochubaiye Thank you... Fear, Trepidation, Darkness, Scourge... The curse of the dreamer The bane of the visionary Dynamic with gusto Unwavering yet cautious Deep are the gorges along his back Scars that detail each mis-step. Fervor, Truth, Zest, Brazen... The symptoms of his passion Steady stream of light blazes A Cornerstone, the scarlet cleanser … Continue reading The Quintessential Entrepreneur

Artiste Alert: Jela!

#whenwordsfail Ah! Where to begin? Seldom have I been rendered speechless by sounds so ethereal. Melodies so haunting that I was tossed, no, transported to realms hitherto unknown. The artiste delivered a delicate symphony with her words. They were soothing yet sad. Uplifting, yet so melancholy it almost breaks the heart to wonder what experiences … Continue reading Artiste Alert: Jela!

A Rhapsody Of My Stuff; Celebrating “40”

Thank you Andi Ochu-Baiye. Thank you Olivia Ejura Alfa Oyibo. Thank you Angela Ochu-Baiye I appreciate the honour and time this must have taken. I bless you all. Olivia: I am Dan Ochu-Baiye Let there be trust Let there be communication Let there be; love… Andi: I am fire. I am wind. I am water. … Continue reading A Rhapsody Of My Stuff; Celebrating “40”

Dance With My Father

I laid my head on his broad chest, my arms around his muscular torso. I felt his large hand 'gently' thumping my uncovered back, the space between my neck and where my wedding gown began. Luther Vandross', "Dance With My Father Again" was aptly playing through the monstrous sound systems DJ Snap had brought for … Continue reading Dance With My Father

The Birth Control Pill Is Killing Women, But No One’s Warning Them Of The Risk

"May 7, 2015 (STOPP.org) -- The young newlywed put herself at risk for collapse, stroke, heart attack, and death every day when she popped her birth control pill. Tragically, she had no idea there was any danger. Even medical personnel thought her symptoms were no big deal, and on more than one occasion chalked her symptoms up … Continue reading The Birth Control Pill Is Killing Women, But No One’s Warning Them Of The Risk