What can we do without our mothers? Sometimes we don’t even understand what our mother go through to bring us into this world. I sat down in my space the other day to actually dissect and put this into perspective - I couldn’t fathom it.
Adegoke had spent 4 years in the university, but every time he spoke to me, his accent was noticeable. For someone who had attended University of Ife, you’d think I’d understand everything he said at first instance. To himself, he sounded like Sir Tafawa Balewa speaking to Queen Elizabeth. But to me, he sounded like Djimon Hounsou’s Character in the movie Amistad.
We seem to have lost the ability to show appreciation these days. And when you think about it didn’t start today, we’ve always done this
Some of us may know the story of the Children of Israel and their time in Egypt under the dictator Pharaoh. At the time, Pharaoh had kept about 400,000 Egyptians as slaves.
Technology has brought us convenience and information at our fingertips, especially in the turn of the 21st century. Our lives have evolved. These days, access to information is just a click away from you - just type whatever you want to know in the Google search bar and you get barrage of information.
I grew up and I gave passionately to everyone around me. I put all others first: work and school , family, friends, and their happiness first. I turned a blind eye to those who hurt me and hurt others, yet I would still put those people first. I would never speak my mind in fear of breaching everything I was ever raised to know and in fear of betraying my father’s vision of who I was.