This post has been sitting pretty in my drafts since June 30th, I wrote it at a time I found myself writing about marriage a whole lot. I decided to shelve it until another time and I guess that time is now…
Recently, I was having a conversation with a much older man about marriage and a woman’s place in the home. If you know me well- or at least read my blog regularly, you’d know that I do not believe in having specific gender roles in a marriage.
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The office manager would change the channel if he came into the reception and found the TV tuned to Zee world, however two weeks ago other channels disappeared from the television and when he walks into the reception, he would click his tongue and make his steps heavier. We were watching an oddly gripping soap on Zee world when Tayo walked in this morning.
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If you think this post is about Toke’s new book, you’d be half wrong. I’m writing this post because of a certain incident that happened two years ago and because of the backlash Toke’s facing for her book- so you’re half right… Continue reading →
This afternoon my brother came into my room with a smile that carried full scale mischief, he was followed in by my father who was holding a tiny onesie. It is yellow, mustard is the right word and I wore it as a baby. It was so tiny that I doubted that it was mine even though my mother confirmed it too. Continue reading →
I have learned to be enough
To be me without guilt or fear
Without apology for the parts
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Despite the desperate warnings and songs by her best friend Common Sense, she bought a glo data plan. Her relationship with Spectranet had crossed into the abusive spectrum, it still lit her fires with the comet speed that first drew her but the fires could no longer keep her as warm as it used to. Continue reading →
I haven’t put up a hymn post in a while and I was featuring more modern hymns/songs than ancient. I prefer the older songs, when I sing them I feel a connection to those who have walked the road before me. Knowing that they too faced the fears I faced and found the solace in the words is a comfort money cannot buy. Continue reading →
I am not dissatisfied with running a wordpress.com blog; blogspot.com however, is another matter. Yet the longing to get chynanu.com refuses to fade and I have a feeling that if I had to pay for the domain thingy (yes, I am not a techy anything), I might just take my blog a little more seriously… Continue reading →