Raising A Fulfilled Child

To raise means to nurture, groom, culture, and train with specific expectations in mind; it means to have milestones which are expected and pursued. A child is an offspring, which is usually biological, but could be adopted. Just like Steve Jobs adopted by Clara and her husband such that even when his biological father emerged, […]

Managing And Controlling Stress

In the first post, we looked at the types of stress and how one can be beneficial if channeled in the right directions, and how the other can be detrimental if not managed properly. We also talked about the difficulties most people face in discussing stress-related issues. The second post considered various causes of stress […]

Causes Of Stress

In the first post we described stress and how it can be beneficial if channeled properly but detrimental if left unchecked. In this post, we’ll look at some common causes of stress. For us to know how to manage stress, we must know what causes harmful stress. Hereditary Predispositions There are some families where people are […]

Stress And Stress Management

This is the first in a series of posts on stress, the causes and management in life, work, family, and ministry. Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, […]

Vision and Creativity

The problem is never how to get new, innovative thought into your mind, but how to get the old ones out. Every mind is a building filled with archaic furniture. Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it. Dee Hock Vision is the mother of creativity. Vision triggers a sense of purpose […]

The Cost Of A Damaged Reputation

Lessons Of My Life I had built a reputation over the years of being punctual when I have speaking engagements. I have also been emphasising it during my radio broadcast on Quest FM 93.1 every Wednesday, 6.30 a.m. A lot of my listeners and those who relate with me have come to realise that I […]

Celebrating 21 Years Of Friendship

At Chapel of Answers, Aba with Rev. Chibueze Okezie. Lessons Of My Life 1. Treasure relationships. They are a measure of your wisdom and strength of character. 2. Value more those who add value to your life. 3. Be mutually respectful and appreciative of each other despite age, financial and academic differences. I met this […]

Building Like the Ant [2]

In continuation of the story of Building Like The Ant, here are some more lessons on the purpose of relationships. Lessons Of My Life 1. No two marriages are the same. As fingerprints and personalities differ, so do marriages differ. 2. There is no ideal marriage. Don’t attempt to fashion your marriage in the pattern […]

Another Look At Potentials

The pictures below are of my goats. Definition: Potential is having or showing the capacity to develop into something in the future. Potentials involve latent qualities or abilities that may be developed and lead to future success or usefulness. Underdeveloped societies usually reason in absolutes. It is said that Michelangelo saw an angel in a […]

Lessons I Learnt From My Wife On Mother’s Day

1. She is not afraid of facing challenges. While I was away preaching, she completed the first phase of our new school building at Okuokoko. She started it from foundation. She has proved this over and over again, even from the time we married as young people during my NYSC days. She was 24 years […]