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It Stops Here

It Stops Here

Your doctor or insurance agent may ask you, “Do you have a family history of cancer?” If you say, “Yes,” they will probably tell you that you might get some form of cancer too. Now, if you are without God, you would probably agree with them and start worrying about your health. But you are […]

AW Gist (The Change Agents): Money Is Not Enough

AW Gist (The Change Agents): Money Is Not Enough

Just before you begin: This is a discussion between three social agents, three women involved in different social innovations who’ve been brought together to discuss the different issues they’ve solved, the different stories they’ve heard and how we all can become good influencers, good change agents. I hope this stirs a thing up as you […]

The Struggles Of Being Asthmatic

The Struggles Of Being Asthmatic

I and a few other people got heartbroken when a close friend of mine got diagnosed with asthma. ASTHMA, a chronic disease involving the airways in the lungs. These airways or bronchial tubes allow air to come in and out of the lungs. Let me take you through a life journey. In our first year […]

An Engagement Ring Is Not Enough

An Engagement Ring Is Not Enough

It’s every woman’s dream to be engaged and eventually get married to their “LOML” (love of my life), how sweet! I hope you understand and remember something very crucially important; it’s not all about the engagement ring. Getting engaged is not ultimately enough, in fact, it doesn’t guarantee a talk of the town wedding, talk […]

The Pressures Of Being The First Female Daughter

The Pressures Of Being The First Female Daughter

Let me tell you the story of the princess of light, Uwanna. She is a vibrant young girl and so full of life, her childhood was full of beautiful memories. She grew up having both parents in her life, her dad was the breadwinner and her mother was a stay at home mum, she oftentimes […]

In Her 30s – Body Shaming And Status Shaming

In Her 30s – Body Shaming And Status Shaming

‘In her 30s’  This is the place where I share my daily ordeal with y’all on a weekly basis. I try to talk to you cos I feel y’all can relate with me or will be able to relate with me. You are welcome! Let me formally introduce myself; My name is Miriam. I am an […]

Taking Up Responsibilities At A Young Age : The Pressures Of Being The First Female Daughter

Taking Up Responsibilities At A Young Age : The Pressures Of Being The First Female Daughter

Let me tell you the story of the princess of light, Uwanna. She is a vibrant young girl and so full of life, her childhood was full of beautiful memories. She grew up having both parents in her life, her dad was the breadwinner and her mother was a stay at home mum, she oftentimes […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Kamala Harris

LOUD WHISPERS: Kamala Harris

It took me a long time to get over the electoral loss of Hillary Clinton in 2016. When there are candidates or electoral races I am interested in, I can be an election junkie. In November 2008, I was so invested in Barack Obama’s election that I hosted an election night vigil with some friends […]

LOUD WHISPERS: COVID19 Diary

LOUD WHISPERS: COVID19 Diary

Saturday July 18: JK comes back home after spending almost a week in Abuja. He complains of a headache. I ask him if he feels feverish and he says no, I touch his neck and it seems okay. He always falls asleep before me since I sleep rather late. I kept checking his forehead throughout […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Calm Down

LOUD WHISPERS: Calm Down

‘Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger’ Psalm 8:2   From the mouth of a naughty little boy with the most admirable persuasive skills From a beloved child whose mother is teaching a valuable lesson in consequences […]

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