Olusegun was angered by Mr. Adeniji’s verdict. He thought he was treated like an inconsequential boy in the matter. Nifemi was betrothed to another man anyway; sooner or later, she was bound to get pregnant and truncate her so-called ambition. They probably would have felt less infuriated if he was as wealthy as Mr. Martins. The thought angered him and the sudden rush of emotions showed in the squeezed lines on his forehead as he looked at Nifemi’s mother. Nevertheless, he was tongue-tied for the sake of his mother and Nifemi.
“Do you have anything to say to me, boy?” Mrs. Adeniji asked him. … More Story telling: Series 8
Life is full of choices, uncertain choices too. We can never know what might have been if we had chosen differently. No life will ever be completely clear of opportunity for regret. Failed relationships, missed opportunities, poor judgment calls. Some choices seem easy at the time and later turn out to have been poorly informed. Others may be difficult from the beginning but some regrets are more fundamental to human beings.
So this is to remind you, encourage you, it’s just one life to live. You won’t get a second chance except you’re a miracle waiting to happen. So before you fall into the category of people only wishing they had done this or that while they had the energy and time, get up and do something about that wish or that fear or that dream. … More Ticking off your bucket list while you still can