Conscious TV Watching

Conscious TV Watching

Growing up, my father and I used to watch Hawaii Five-O every single week. It was our personal religion. We never missed it. Although it was in Nigeria and the episodes were about 2 or 3 years old, we loved Steve McGarrett and that famous line, “Book ‘em Dano!” Thus...
Love Your Enemies

Love Your Enemies

“And God said, ‘Love your enemy.’ And I obeyed him and loved myself.” Kahil Gibran When I posted this quote on Facebook, I got so many likes, I knew I had struck a deep and sensitive chord. It grabbed my attention because I have always felt the Biblical mandate, “Love...
Turning Wounds to Scars

Turning Wounds to Scars

I was so tired. It was that time of the semester. Thursday. My end of the school week. I had mustered the strength to go to the Farmer’s market after class though. Eggs. Thyme. Olive oil. Smoked Turkey slices. Quinoa. Black beans. Onions. Bell peppers. Almonds....
What is “Reclaiming Personhood?”

What is “Reclaiming Personhood?”

Think back to when you were young – about eight or nine. How did you think your life would unfold? What did you expect from life? What did you love to do? What values do you see in your nine year old self that is still evident in your life now? The idealism of life as...

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