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THE DIARY OF A NIGERIAN CHRISTIAN GIRL- S1E6

Click to read Episode 5 This is the diary of a Nigerian Christian Girl- Season 1 Episode 6 ********** We ate lunch in silence, except for the clinking sound made by our spoons and forks. When Papa D finished his meal, he wiped his mouth with a clean towel napkin and turned to Wale. ‘You are a powerful vessel for this generation but you have to calm down. Don’t jump ahead of the process God wants...

A FALL FROM GRACE BY TYLER PERRY IS NOT A GOSPEL MOVIE

This is how I define a gospel movie. The story should center on Christ and his finished works. If the story plot does not meet that standard, it should not be regarded as a Christian movie. It’s not enough that the title of a movie looks ‘christianly,’ as long as the death, burial and resurrection of Christ is not at the crux of the story, it has no business being in the Christian genre. Last...

THE DIARY OF A NIGERIAN CHRISTIAN GIRL- S1E5

Click here to read Episode 4 This is the diary of a Nigerian Christian Girl. Season 1 Episode 5 *********** I love working with Taiwo. We became buddies the first week I resumed at Pavilion. I’d been a little disturbed when I discovered I was to work in the marketing department. I didn’t like the fact that I had to be looking for clients up and down. Taiwo assured me that I would get a hang of it...

THE DIARY OF A NIGERIAN CHRISTIAN GIRL- S1E4

Click here to read Episode 3 This is the diary of a Nigerian Christian Girl- Season 1 Episode 4 ******** ************* I went to Dotun’s residence that afternoon. The housekeeper, a tall skinny woman led me down a hall that opened up into a spacious living room. Dotun’s mother was reclining on a luxurious creamy sofa dressed in a black loose gown. She had a black bonnet on her head and a bible...

WE ARE FAMILY

Today, we kicked off a new section of the podcast. An audio short story narrated by yours truly. This step for me is a big one because I’m more comfortable sitting behind a desk and writing. Telling stories in my voice isn’t my thing at all. So this is me stepping out my comfort zone. I’m confident that with regular practice, I’ll be proficient at this. Today’s story is one you might be...

THE DIARY OF A NIGERIAN CHRISTIAN GIRL- S1E3

Click to read Episode 2 This is the diary of a Nigerian Christian Girl- Season 1 Episode 3 ***** I was standing with the other teachers behind the students lined up on the assembly ground when the vice-principal called out Adesuwa and Daniel. Surprised, I glanced at Mariam but she turned her face away. I moved closer to her. ‘You reported them to the vice-principal?’ Mariam didn’t answer me. She...

INSIDE THE WALLS OF TENI HOSPITAL

One windy Saturday afternoon, Fola was relaxing with his mother in the veranda of their four bedroom apartment when he glanced at his watch. He jumped to his feet ‘Where are you going to?’ Fola’s mother asked, ‘It’s time for bible study at Uncle Joe’s place.’ he responded and rushed into his room to get dressed. When he came out to the living room, she gave him a large piece of chocolate...

THE DIARY OF A NIGERIAN CHRISTIAN GIRL- S1E2

Click to read Episode 1 This is the diary of a Nigerian Christian Girl- Season 1 Episode 2 **************** Wale came to pick me up after work. I couldn’t leave immediately with him because the Principal had asked one of the English teachers, Mariam, and I to check up on a boy who lived with his grandmother, not too far away from the school. I explained to Wale and he said he would wait until I...

THE DIARY OF A NIGERIAN CHRISTIAN GIRL- S1E1

This is the diary of a Nigerian Christian Girl. Season 1 Episode 1 *********** Sometimes, Mama D pisses me off with her inquisitiveness. Why won’t she just allow me do what I want? For goodness sake, I’m an adult. Abi? Is a mentor not meant to just give advice? Are they monitoring spirits? The reason I visited Mama D that Saturday morning was to welcome her back from her trip to Kaduna. She had...

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR EMOTIONS ARE AT WAR

The mind is a battlefield. One minute we are in high spirits and the next moment we feel gloomy. When we are faced with difficult situations, we become cranky and sometimes transfer our sour mood to others. Is it possible to remain joyful at all times? How do we handle those emotional outbursts and live out our true nature that stays in control in the midst of uncomfortable situations. Listen to...

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