As it can be: What Laymah Gbowee did during Liberia’s civil war.

As it can be: What Laymah Gbowee did during Liberia’s civil war.

Hey hey hey! In Chicken Soup for the Soul, the 10th edition, I saw this quote I put up in my room: ...But one idea by one person with the right people buying into it, can have dramatic and magical effects and produce something of greatness! I love my level 400 courses. Most of them are interesting and allow for serious discussions in class. One of my best is our Gender and Media course. We watched a documentary in class last week that I wish everyone could watch. Pray the devil back to hell got many of us teary-eyed and challenged us to be passionate about our countries. Though the main aim was to show us how influential women can…
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As it can be: Where does change start?

As it can be: Where does change start?

Hey hey hey!   Good day everyone. Hope the week has been great? I have to admit I've been a bit lazy this week, but I'm asking for grace to do better. Finally finished reading my first book for the month. Ok, I feel I need to say this before I move to today's post. It's October. The year ends in 2 months, but I feel like it has already ended for many of us. It seems like most people have paused, waiting for the new hope and promises of the new year. (more…)
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They called us ‘Leaders of Tomorrow.’ Tomorrow has come

They called us ‘Leaders of Tomorrow.’ Tomorrow has come

Hey hey hey I don't know about you but I remember how they used to drum today's title in our ears in Primary School. 'You're leaders of tomorrow.' I remember this song we sang whenever we marched to our classrooms.   "Parents, listen to your Children. We are the leaders of tomorrow Try to pay our school fees And give us a sound education." (more…)
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I pledge to Nigeria my Country, but does she pledge to me?

I pledge to Nigeria my Country, but does she pledge to me?

Hey Hey Hey! I pledge to Nigeria my country To be faithful, loyal and honest. To serve Nigeria with all my strength To defend her Unity And uphold her honour and glory So help me God, Amen. Hope you've not forgotten how to recite your pledge? (If you're Nigerian.) I thought about the pledge yesterday and how I've never really thought about what it means. When I say the words, what do I really mean? (more…)
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