The ‘Why’ of God

It's been a while since I wrote a piece on this space. I initially wanted to do a post about Fathers (for Fathers' Day) but was unable to follow through with it. My due apologies. Recently, I have been thinking about the nature of the interaction that exists between God and Man. This seems to … Continue reading The ‘Why’ of God


Some of the best jokes I’ve heard were inside jokes. When I say “inside jokes,” I mean it in the most literal sense. Some of the best jokes I’ve heard were the ones I told myself. And if you’re familiar with any witty person, you’ll know that the line between jokes and hurtful comments can … Continue reading Condemnation

The Merciful

There are some things people never forget. I have a few of such “things”. There’s this memory I have (much hazed over with age) of my elder sister and I (both of us very young at the time), stranded at a bus stop, one bus fare away from home. A bus fare we somehow didn’t have. I remember my sister summoning all the courage she could lay her hands on, to ask an Akara (fried bean cake) vendor for help with this fare.