Learning the Notes

My love for music though,

The tunes, the lyrics – harmony.

Till I realized music is much more.

See the harmony – lyrics and tunes,

All delicately thought and carefully put together.

So for love’s sake,

I learnt the art

To make passionate music.

I made music that resonated far more the beats

It stayed with me longer than the smiles

It brought out the best in me.

My strength, my weakness – you. … More Learning the Notes

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Celebration with Reservations

I saw a picture message on Instagram on Sunday asking people to drop comments to describe their fathers. I was shocked at the alarming number of insulting comments and curses by people to their Dads. Like seriously? “He-goat”, “Bastard”, “What does that even mean?”, “There’s no such word in my dictionary”. And I wondered, how does a father, who is supposed to be the epitome of honor and pride in the family become such object of ridicule and hate? … More Celebration with Reservations

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If you were the opposite sex, would you be happy to be loved the way you are loving your partner now?

Love is a beautiful thing. In my language, they say “love is a temptation”. Don’t ask me, I still can’t relate but for those who believe love comes with ups and downs, I still can’t relate. Life has ups and downs but not love except we do certain things that trigger change in behavior which affects love’s long-suffering. Otherwise, love is love, constant and even grows if nurtured.

I can’t imagine a love that doesn’t care or manifests or gives most especially. The capacity in which these things are expressed is what qualifies a person as a lover, not by mere words of “I love you”. … More If you were the opposite sex, would you be happy to be loved the way you are loving your partner now?

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The Royal Wedding: Groundbreaking History

For one, the bride is not even British and every other thing that came along with that seemed to be overlooked and embraced. Perhaps, someone fought or had to fight the good fight of faith to have something so different be so gloriously celebrated.

In blessed memory of Princess Diana, she was her own strong personality the Monarchy had to crack. Bringing her passion for people and fashion into an environment with high walls of protocol and panache, she broke free for the likes of Kate Middleton and Meghan Merkle to have a smooth transition to being their own persons while adopting the royal styles. … More The Royal Wedding: Groundbreaking History

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The Royal Wedding: Between God & Man

One of many captivating moments was the infusion of the Afro pop world into the service. From the sermon to the choir rendition – lovely is an understatement. Bishop Curry delivered a meaningful and inspiring sermon in which he discussed the power of love. “Imagine if love is the way… When love is the way, we will let justice roll down in… We’d actually treat each other like we are actually family.” And family is what the world needs. It is how the home needs to perceive itself, not pulled apart by differences in culture, beliefs, age, skin color and other biases. … More The Royal Wedding: Between God & Man

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Put me back together

Looking for exoneration,

Till I found the only liberation lives within.

Now, the plan is changed.

Put me back together.

Not for what the world gives,

But for the peace and joy that glows from within,

For the expressions of adventures to come.

I believe in me.

Putting the puzzles back together,

I’m putting myself back together. … More Put me back together

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