Some days ago, I finished washing and didn't close the tap properly, so drops of water trickled down the tap and into a container. After many hours, I came back to see that the container was almost half full. Against popular belief, success does not happen overnight. Success is accumulated hard work and continuous effort. … Continue reading Success is an action word.
"Mummy, do we have to go to church?" my six-year old asked as we got ready on Sunday morning. "Yes." I responded. Late last year, we moved to a new place. We were going to attend a new church and meet new people. For my daughter, it spelt disaster! She is very skeptical about new … Continue reading Dare, not dread!
My first attempt at riding a bicycle was either at eight or nine. It wasn't an easy feat. I pedaled and pushed, yet I could not balance myself on top of the bicycle. I nearly bumped into a car, I fell down and injured myself, but it didn't stop me. I'm telling you, there were … Continue reading Permit yourself.
When I was a child I dreamed with wide open eyes I saw things not as they did. I saw myself flying around the world When I told them They would shush me and say “only witches fly”. I saw myself talking to a crowd I stood in front of the mirror to rehearse “Are … Continue reading To kill or to believe?
I visited a school to make enquires and the reception was topnotch. “Have you been taken on a tour around the school?” The proprietress asked. “Yes, I have.” “Did you see the place for the high school?” “High school?” I wondered. “I don't remember seeing that. Besides, I only came to make inquiries for the … Continue reading What do you see?
Since yesterday was New Year day and also my first daughter's birthday, I thought to myself "what better way for the family to spend today than to go to a park." At the park, there were many fun activities to engage in, especially for the children. However, the boat ride caught my attention. I couldn't … Continue reading Where’s this boat heading to?
I'm grateful for ZIZYWRITES and all the positive feedback. Those feedback give me wings; I believe I can fly! I love you all because you are the reason I write. 😍 I'm grateful for you. Yes, YOU! I'm grateful because we successfully completed the pages of every chapter in 2018. 2019 is now a blank … Continue reading Happy New Year! 🎊
They say time heals all wounds, but in my case, time rubbed salt deep into the wound. What the heck was Kunle doing at my engagement ceremony? Even worse, he was here with that…backstabber?! The moment I saw them, I felt a deep pain in my heart. My feet froze on the dance floor and … Continue reading Motive (a short story).
"It's not all about winning; it's about having fun." I heard my first daughter say that to her sister when they were playing a game today. It made me ponder. If life is a game, Don't we always want to win? Don't we always want to win so bad? Do we ever remember the 'fun' … Continue reading It’s not all about winning…
The way children grow! We don't even know how it happens. All we know is that hours turn into days, days into weeks, weeks into months and months into years. We take note of the milestones. Their first word, their first step, their first tooth, their first birthday... And clothes?! Gosh, we have a closet … Continue reading A closet of undersized stuff and a cupboard of forgotten testimonies.