I say a prayer every now and then I pray at deep darkness I pray at seen atmosphere I pray for my soul before it goes missing I pray for my spirit before I lose control I pray very often like my life depended on it Indeed my life does, for in times of despair... Continue Reading →
Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, (December 1912 – January 15, 1966) was a Nigerian politician, and the only prime minister of an independent Nigeria. Originally a trained teacher, he became a vocal leader for Northern interest as one of the few educated Nigerians of his time. He was also an international statesman, widely respected across... Continue Reading →
Langston Hughes was an American poet, novelist, and playwright whose African-American themes made him a primary contributor to the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s. Born on February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missouri. He published his first poem in 1921. He attended Columbia University, but left after one year to travel. His poetry was later promoted... Continue Reading →
A woman’s value does not rest on the fact she means something to you.
When people start to talk about sexual violence, people start to hide. No one wants to talk about it. It makes them feel uncomfortable.
Not talking about rape and other forms of sexual violence encourages a culture of silence, stigmatisation and shaming that victims have to live with while the perps go on with their merry lives violating even more people.
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The way of a woman; Born with more smiles than anyone, Born with more emotions for the character she would exhibit. Strength like a lion, care like a panda; She makes you as strong as you desire or as weak as a prey under her arms. Able to bring kings to their knees, She is one... Continue Reading →
Relationships and biblical sexual morality have long been in a state of tension, a fact which is every bit as evident in contemporary society as it was in the first century. Never one to back away from a controversial question, the Apostle Paul admonished believers that, if they “cannot contain themselves (sexually), let them marry,... Continue Reading →
Tonight, I plan to sit my teenage boys down on the couch and ask them a pretty awkward question. It’s a question I never thought I’d ask and I'm a little angry that I even need to ask it. What is the question? Have you seen Kim Kardashian naked? Why would I ask this? Because... Continue Reading →
Boxer, philanthropist and social activist; Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. Considered one of the greatest athletes in boxing history, Ali showed at an early age that he wasn't afraid of anything inside or outside of the ring. Growing up in the segregated South, Ali experienced... Continue Reading →
Could you stand up in a room and say, without embarrassment, “We’re not perfect but even so, I encourage you to follow our example in marriage?” A godly couple can say this because of what’s missing from their marriage (and because of what’s there, but that’s another article). Sometimes it’s good when certain things go... Continue Reading →