Story telling: Series 14

One rainy Friday evening when Bunmi came crying to Olusegun at his chalet, she had watched carefully to ensure that no one saw her go in. She came in through the rear entrance. She wore a black veil over her face so that no one would recognize her. Olusegun was caught in a vulnerable state when he saw the girl in tears drenched in the rain. … More Story telling: Series 14

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When does a marital issue become a public affair?

It’s not only sad but it is heart-piercing when I read different relationship issues, marriage issues on social media and you find more women than men seeking advice, ranting and begging for solutions on how to get it together again, with or without their spouses.

A pastor once prayed for the happiness of a troubled couple. He says whether it be together or in separation, happiness and peace of mind is the most important thing. Now this is a contradictory prayer you’ll often hear from pastors or Christians. As much as we want to play holy and be without blame, in most cases, we often neglect the truth of the issue to address it accordingly. No two marriages are the same, therefore, no one solution will apply to both. If only the church will be as realistic as the issues most marriages face, I believe there won’t be so much confused people on social media seeking advice from total strangers and hoping to get genuine answers. … More When does a marital issue become a public affair?

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When is a talk most appreciated?

Talk is such a big thing. It never used to be before or so I thought until it became a huge emphasis in pre-marital counselling classes, marital counselling classes and in almost everyday activities. It’s called communication.

Communication is so very important in relationships, all types of relationships, not just romantic relationships and it includes both the verbal and nonverbal varieties. A relationship is a connection and exchange between people. Communication plays a large role in the exchange between people. It informs you of ideas, wants, desires, feelings, and much more. Incomplete or stopped communication can create a block in the relationship which doesn’t help any relationship really.

It is interesting though how people easily take advantage or abuse the power or importance communication in a relationship. I mentioned in an earlier post, wondering what amount of talk is too much information and what is really appreciated when spoken. … More When is a talk most appreciated?

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