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The questioning of everything in life

18th May 2015: Sydney, Australia

The timing of the upcoming MRI will greatly appease some of the minor concerns experienced over the past few days in relation to the ongoing symptoms of a cold. 128 more words


A Student Like You. (4th Edition_ Time)


My name is Teju; I am a 400level student of the University of Lagos. Studying hard always been a part of me, as well as serving God and doing His work. 316 more words


The Day the Sky Went Black: Reflections From My Journey with Depression, Part 2

I was quite surprised by the response to part 1 of this post a few months ago. A little vulnerability about my story of ongoing depression seemed to resonate with a lot of people. 728 more words


Day 6

This de-cluttering is killing me.

I often re-settle into my natural fat potato-like vegetative state just to calm my head down because the extent of drama. 323 more words

Chick Lit

So Ann Coulter referred to President Obama as a “retard” and THIS happened.

After Ann Coulter referred to President Obama as a “retard” in a tweet during Monday night’s presidential debate, Special Olympics athlete and global messenger John Franklin Stephens penned her this open letter: 362 more words



The girl stood outside the telephone box.

It was raining; one of those English nights where the light turns everything blue.

The girl was small. She could just about reach the handle of the red door behind her, but it was too heavy for her to pull open. 386 more words


umuganda saturday.

I am plopped on our sticky leather couch in a pink negligee dreading the fact that it is Umuganda Saturday here in Rwanda. A quick glance outside reveals a traditionally-dressed family headed to church (presumably the Protestant congregation not far from our house) and a man carrying what looks to be a stack full of eggs to a shop nearby. 1,375 more words