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Memoir of a Church boy #7- The Tripod

The first tripod I ever knew was made of stones. It’s was very effective and reliable. It holds the family’s meal in a pot as a firebrand is being placed underneath. Our grandmothers and even our mothers had so much trust in these stones. Just like those stones, every one of us needs to find […]

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DIARY OF AN INCOMING HUSBAND… PROLOGUE

Do men keep diaries? This is a question one might dare to ask. Whatever answer you choose, it will be the right one depending on your personality.Well, I keep a diary and I am a man. So this is a diary written by a young man who had lived many lives. It’s the story of […]

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Memoir of a Church Boy #6… A Sermon From 20 years ago

Max Lucado wrote about unpacking your bags in his book “Cure for the common life”.Over the last few weeks, I have had to look back at my early childhood to remember the significant events of my life as a church boy.I wish I could recall my first sermon but as I can remember, it wasn’t […]

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Memoir of a church boy #5

This is a love story.Every conventional love story stars a girl with so many charms.This is no different, it involves a girl. Yes! I fell for her. Not for her fine face, sweet voice or physique. I fell for her soul. It happened somewhere in the north. It’s was a quiz competition and I had won […]

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Memoir of a Church Boy #4

Draw your sword! I don’t know how that phrase was invented but whoever came up with that idea deserves a very cold bottle of Zobo and a bowl of chinchin. Draw your sword is a Bible game where you challenge one another on the first to open the Bible. As a little boy, I played […]

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Memoir of a Church boy #3

I have a confession to make. I never admired the Monalisa portrait. I looked at it several times trying to understand why it took Da Vinci that long to produce that masterpiece. Well, last week I was honoured to receive two amazing pictures.“The pictures of one of my Goddaughters reading the Bible”Those pictures struck several […]

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SCRABBLE… WHAT WORDS DO ‘ADEONY’ SPELL?

SCRABBLE… ADEONY… WHAT DO THESE LETTERS SPELL? Do you play scrabble?Well, it’s been a while since I played the game but just so you know, I haven’t lost to any human being since 2012.If you are a wiz, don’t even bring scrabble near me. Nobody will destroy your testimony in Jesus name. Amen… LolSo tonight, […]

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Memoir of a Church boy #2

Sometimes I wonder why we had to grow up. The church was fun as a child. We sang without anyone going off-key because you can only go off when there was a key. LolWe just lifted our tiny voices, raised innocent hands and closed our eyes as instructed.I had wonderful Bible teachers growing up. They […]

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ACTS OF FAITH

Write it downPaste it on the wallRecite it dailyIt works, they say I sat down, deep in thoughtQuestions pouring from my heartIs this not being fetish?Is it Christian to consider this? Then I wrote them downPasted them everywhereRecited them as often as I couldHoping it will work Months have passed nowSome of it seems so […]

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Memoir of a Church boy #1

It was a routine that mother introducedIt was not negotiable, When it’s time we all goBoring or exciting, it didn’t matterIt was the only life we knew Yes! It is now the only life I knowIt’s no longer a religious routineOnce a love potion forced down my throatNow a pot of fluid I rush out […]