Dear Father, It’s been four years since I heard or saw you. Guess what? I’m now grown up, well, at least a bit. And I took heed to all your advice, I never clicked with the cliques, The only pressure I ever experienced was from a math test, My peers couldn’t protest. Dad, I’ve been
Staring at her reflection in the mirror, Shreya felt the world closing in on her. She was already on the brink of tears for the second time that morning and for the life of her did not know how she came into such a situation. Her husband of 10 years lay on their bed with
Truth is and it has been officially for several decades now that marriage is a gift of God in creation and a means of His grace as well as a holy mystery in which man and woman become one flesh.It is given that they may have children and be blessed in caring for them and
When I turned three, my parents got divorced. My parents had a huge argument one day although so much had happened before that day, that was the day my mother packed her clothes and left the house when she suspected our dad would be out, she came back for us. You see, when you are
Papa jam packed us into his bettle car, mama sat in front with my junior brother has he sat chewing mama’s nipples, i and Adana and chukuemeka my junior brother hugged tightly to the belt of the rusty crippled car. I sat in my favourite ball gown with silver lining which fell on my toes,
Marriage,they say is the legally or formally,socially or ritually recognised union between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between them.The act of marriage usually creates normative or legal obligations between the individuals involved and any offspring they may produce or adopt.Marriage is more than a physical Union,it is also an emotional and spiritual union. Why marry? Marriage
Late that night, I found myself amidst five other children. We had all being caught one way or the other. We were three girls and two boys, all tied up. Later on, a woman who looked like she was in her late forties came in. I admired her outfit so much, even though that was
Mustapha and I have been in a relationship for 4 years. He was the love of my life and he mean the world to me. He loved me but unfortunately I loved him more. In the third year of our relationship, we started having problems and I’ll always run to my bestfriend (Mubarak) for advice.
“One apple a day, keeps one away from the doctor” these were my daughter’s first words to me as I picked her up from the school yard, my Amy was that five year old refreshing mix of bubbles, colour, joy, laughter, sweetness, wits and strong will, she was every mothers’ dream girl, of course I
Stared blankly into my eyes trying to understand the fact that whatever decisions I made would have a lasting effect. When going into a new relationship just before I headed out, I begin to examine my values, morals and principles. What do I believe in? What should believe in? What is most important to me?