It’s a Sunday, and I am here on my bed thinking of how best to pass today’s message across. Not too distant is the sound of praise and worship being sung in the two churches close to where I live, reminding me that I am perhaps in the wrong place at the moment. Growing up, you dared not decide not to go to church, I mean, you would have to be down with a highly contagious ailment to get to skip church.
Before I begin this rant, I would like to point out that I do not regard myself a pessimist, I would prefer to think I am a realist. I try very hard not to dwell on superfluous ideals that probably would never yield fruit, I believe in calling a spade a spade and not a working tool. I believe that there are certain heights you should not attempt to climb if you are not armed with a certain type of gear, and I don’t advise people to build castles in the sky. Yes, I am a realist, I think that is what I am.
My reason for this post is really not far fetched. I would not hide it, I am one of those people who were not born with the proverbial spoon in their mouths,
Recently I was watching an old re-run of the popular TV Show, The Jerry Springer Show, and I even though for the most part I was heavily amused by the fighting and pathetic display by some guests on the show, something got to me. A good number of the cases that were brought on the show had to do with cheating partners; Continue reading
I recently fell in love with the song Royals by Lorde, the songwriter/singer from New Zealand, and I must say, she speaks for a lot of young people across the globe. I know it is quite late to gush about the song anyways, since its quite “old” anyways… That wasnt my reason for choosing to write anyways.
The mind of the average young person anywhere is usually filled with thoughts of grandeur. A good number are addicted to the flambouyant lifestyles they see as displayed by the creme of the world in the entertainment industry, and the world at large.
The average human being has the tendency to entertain feelings of inadequacy at one point or the other of their life. Among young people, the feeling of inadequacy is perhaps one of the most prevalent feelings that creeps into the heart of the latter. There is always that thought somewhere in one’s head about how suitable one feels with his or her position in society and in general, the scheme of things. We are all to familiar with the high school movies and situations made popular by the thoughts or experiences of other people written on paper and enacted on screen in the western hemisphere…. There are stories of the “cool kids” the “nerds” the high Continue reading