ON THE ROAD

Random thoughts along the road called life.

Transcendence

Why, when, where and how do you build a durable foundation for your relationship? Here are the answers.

10 THINGS TO SAY NO TO IN 2019

Come to think of it. If there’s anything you achieved last year, it wasn’t even among your resolutions, and if it was, it’s purely coincidental. Or not. Because some people actually make and achieve their New Year’s resolutions. Except that they don’t wake up on the first day of the year with a hangover and draft their ambitions. They follow a game plan, a smart strategy that works. Here’s how to go about it.

THE MIRACLE OF LOVE

“There are four things in this life that will change you. Love, music, art, and loss. The first three will keep you wild and full of passion. May you allow the last to make you brave.”

ON THE EDGE

‘It’s a strange feeling, loving someone. It can be so sad sometimes. Even sadder than death, I think. Love is something we’ll never really understand. We can open our eyes to death, and feel that it’s real. We can watch it happen right in front of us, and we can accept it, even though it isn’t always easy. But love isn’t like that. Love makes us weak and desperate. Love kills parts of us we never even knew we had.’

SMOKE

All hopes and dreams of seeing your small blaze grow into a bonfire surrounded by cackling souls united and excited by the beautiful glow have been trashed…

LEVI’S BIG BREAK

But now he knew best. That a boy child’s life is like an improvised explosive device that lies quietly and unwarily in wait of the perfect time to cause mayhem—manhood.

HARD TRUTHS

Levi was a man with a burdened heart. So much so that his shadow blanketed the entire table, as though about to bring it down with the weight of his endless troubles. Ever since he lost his job, Levi knew no luck. Aisha was only the culmination of his plight, and she’d hit where it hurt most. His ego.

From the embers

Howdy! It’s been a straight four months since I last posted something. Not that I decided to fold. Oh, no. It would be such a dreadful disservice to myself and my readers were I to call it quits. Unless of course my wits gave way, which isn’t about to happen, hopefully. Call it taking some…

PORTRAIT OF MY FATHER

Personally, I believe dad’s life was a demonstration of how God wants each of us to live. A life of faith, sacrifice, integrity, wisdom, humility, hard work, discipline, benevolence and justice.