Not only is it 2014, but it’s also (already) the second month, wow talk about time flying but a very Happy 2014 to you. 2013 came and went as if, but I’m grateful that I am able to see this year in good health and a sound mind. Now before anyone gets upset because of the inconsistency with this blog #sideeye, I just have to remind you all that forgiveness is a very good something o, in fact better (for way better) than ehm holding grudges 😌 trust me it has been proven through research and otherwise. And frankly, I consider you families and families supports and love each other regardless… “una no go vex biko” hehe.
I just had to come here and share this post (or article) with you all really quick. I’ve always been a firm believer of the content written up, and I always have it in the back of my mind… it sort of keeps me grounded as a single christian lady. It helps me focus on what it is really important when it comes to my marriage. You see, it really isn’t about me or my partner at the end of the day, it’s about the most high and he must be glorified in all areas of my life, marriage is not an exclusion to that. So as christians, (more…)
Since the last time, a lot has happened. I’m still in Nigeria, although all events did not turn out the way I had foreseen or planned it.
On January 1st, the president removed fuel subsidy that caused fuel price to rise from N65 to a staggering 100+% increase of N140. Needless to say the whole (ok minus the ppl balling extraordinary from the money they’re taking from the govt) country was POed. So on January 9th there was a nationwide strike, with the hope of getting the govt attention. Everything was shut down, it was a dead zone all throughout the country for a week.
The most dreadful long boring week of my life. No one was allowed to go outside, open shop, go to work, nothing! Where I was at the time was SO boringgggg, I nearly lost my mind. The weekend after, we were allowed to go outside (Saturday and Sunday).
I took that opportunity to drive down to our towns. It was the longest road trip ever! The roads were terrible, the policemen were as corrupt as expected, it was all a nightmare. (more…)