Tag Archives: Jesus

Bend

Bend “Mr latecomer, as usual, you don’t disappoint” he said waving. I stood up straight from my crouching position, stretched my back and waved back politely. I wondered again why I had chosen to return to school for a master’s … Continue reading

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The Gasometer

Eyes wide open at the Gasometer Last day in Oberhausen. I didn’t feel it was appropriate not to experience something of the culture (no malls and restaurants don’t count). So despite the fact that I had a train to catch … Continue reading

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The long weekend

The long weekend “Christ, what’re you doing?!” Said my aunt looking at me like I just pooped on her Persian rug. “Are you asking me or asking Christ?” I said, looking as innocently as the mutt who sat beside me … Continue reading

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Dealing with God

Dealing with God It sounds blasphemous right? But there are lots of examples in the bible of people who made deals with God. True, deals are generally made between equals or at least between people who have something (the other … Continue reading

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Taxicab

Taxicab So I get in a taxi (at the Immigrations office in Ikoyi) bound for the office in Victoria Island. The taxi man proposed N1,500 as the charge. I countered with N1,000. Back and forth and he finally asked me … Continue reading

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How big is your faith?

How big is your faith? If as Jesus said (Luke 17:6 paraphrased, Matthew 17:20), you only need to have faith as small as a mustard seed to command mountains to move (should apply to healing as well), then there is … Continue reading

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Long ago

Long ago I was tired. So I didn’t go to church. I seem to have reasons every Sunday not to. That’s what I tell myself anyway. Otherwise how can I explain the fact that the baby that was christened the … Continue reading

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