In pursuit of contentment.

Let’s face it, Nobody gets everything they want, there will always be something after you’ve got something, then you want something else and then another one, and another one, the cycle goes on. After an entire lifetime of trying to filling my life with beautiful things, I am learning to simply be content with what…

Once upon a time girl ! #writephoto

Jasmine had never built a healthy image of herself. Rejection during her early years had left her feeling out of place, unloved and unlovable. She would often write about her experiences in her journal. which was like her passageway to her reality, where she kept track of life’s eventualities. In one of her entry she…

Random Musings. 95

Whoever digs a pit will into it, and he who rolls a stone will have it roll back at him. In life everything is is about the way you respond or react, you will get that same response and reaction back. What you do to other people and for other people will be done to…

Why do I do what I do?

Why do I do what I do? Pondering over this question I couldn’t help remember a line from a dairy milk advert on TV? It goes like this; why do mums do the things they do?…don’t you wish your mama was fine like mine. Have you at any point or another considered this line of thought?…

Random Musings #89.

Everything  you want in life will come from a process of doing things that don’t necessarily feel good at first but will yield great result in the end. Trust the process.   Shalom ©OBA 2018. All Rights Reserved.

Random Musing #88.

If you feel like doing something… Just do it. You don’t always have to have a reason for doing everything. No better reason than the most basic reason of all- Impulse! So do it not just because of outcome or destination, but because you feel like it.   ©OBA 2018. PHOTO CREDIT. Guilherme Stecanella/ Unsplash

Chinedum Akiti- Diego- Zwoman Extraordinaire.

Welcome to Womanhood by Design, a place for celebrating all women, every woman. Today I am celebrating a sister, who is blazing trails in her own capacity, living her every day with a strong sense of purpose and intention. Sitting down with her at the Country Club Ikoyi was an exciting experience because it is…

Random Musings #84.

The purpose of life as far as I can tell…is to find a mode of being that’s so meaningful that the fact that life is suffering is no longer relevant- Dr.Jordan Peterson. Life means whatever meaning you give to it. You alone have the capacity to create the life that you want. That, my friend,…

Intensity Precedes Creativity. FictionFriday.

Ade had just moved into the big city, Eko-Akete, with the prospect of enjoying the bustling vibes of the city, and his new job opportunity as an intern for a telecom company. He had left his hometown and told his Parents he won’t be coming back soon. The sad look on his aged father as he…

Commitment precedes resources.

Do you find the Old Testament books hard to read sometimes? I do! My favourites books in the Old testaments are the Psalms, Proverbs and those other ones that are poetic in nature. I tend to read some of those a lot. As a practice, I have a daily habit of reading 5 chapters of Psalms every…