09.01.2021. We've had 9 days to try on 2021; the fit is not quite right - it chafes in places but we can't return it or ask for a refund. As we dip tentative toes into the year, I am reminded of lines from Chris Tomlin's song 'Whom Shall I Fear' "I know who goes … Continue reading The Offer of a Lifetime
2020. Rolls nicely off the tongue when you say it doesn’t it? But as we hurtle towards the final days of the year, I think it's safe to say that this year has left a bitter taste in the mouths of individuals and nations. Many of us started 2020 with dream jobs but are ending … Continue reading When Life Empties You Out…
20.10.2020. The day Nigerians at home and abroad watched helplessly as the blood of its youths was shed by the government supposed to protect them. The day the rickety, ineffective government officially crossed the line from incompetence to shameless brutality. The day they thought they had managed to snuff life out of the New Nigeria … Continue reading The Long Walk to Freedom
If you follow English football (not soccer!), you'll be aware of a particular coach famous for his 'park the bus' philosophy. I'm not claiming to be the world's leading football analyst but I know that on several occasions where I've watched this coach's team play under this 'park the bus' strategy, it was mind-numbingly boring. … Continue reading Stay on the attack!
What do you do when a change of guard looms and you are staring down the barrel of an unknown future? The book of Deuteronomy is sort of Moses’ last counselling session with the nation of Israel. He had led them for forty years and they were now on the verge of Jordan; Canaan was … Continue reading Transition in 3D