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
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.
In the movie Suicide Squad 2, there’s a character who goes by the name “Peacemaker” but whose actions were actually antithetical to his name. It soon became clear to all that this name of his was something of a literary device - an irony. The Bible is chock full of literary devices as well. However, … Continue reading Peacemaker
The authorship of the book of Hebrews is a bit uncertain, but it is traditionally ascribed to the Apostle Paul. In the twelfth chapter of the epistle, the author likens the Christian journey to a race. This is one analogy that is almost exclusively used by the Apostle Paul as far as the New Testament … Continue reading An Apostle’s Guide On How To “Strip”