Growing up in an African household be like:
Is anyone like me, where you’re always in a headspace of self-awareness or are you normal? I can take several moments of the day in a daze dissecting my character, my behaviours, and every associating situation and environment I find myself in. I’m literally always being challenged by my reality, which causes me to never completely be living in the present. My mantra has always been to
Let’s play a game called ‘He’s just not that into you’. Below is a set of scenarios in which you have to respond to with a yes or no to the following question: “is he really that into you?” Get a pen and paper to jot down your answers and reasoning behind them. At the end, we’ll go through my personal opinion and dissect these responses. Ready? 🤝
If I received a $1 tip from everyone who's been looking for a new job, I'd probably have enough money in my wallet to actually be able to make a substantial withdrawal...
I think we can all admit that this year took a turn for the worst, and real quick. Now, I don’t typically like to follow the status quo of people’s outcry of how awful the year is going. Unpopular opinion: the events we’ve experienced this year is the same crap that’s been taking place every single year. The only difference is that it’s been magnified and captured to a greater extent (a part from almost the whole world being placed on a lockdown - this will definitely go down in history, and hopefully as a one time only). I, of course, sympathise with everything that’s going on. But I am a hopeful spawn.
The story of Esther in the bible tells of a beautiful young woman who happened to find favour in the eyes of a King named Hegai, and became his Queen in return. What was unknown about Esther, however, was that she was a Jew, and when the rest of the Jews in the province were being subject to a plot that would destroy them all, she used her position to fight for her people and save them from this massacre.