Tag: Fear

‘I think I’m losing it gradually. I’m stressed like crazy and my brain is like a hundred degree Celsius. On my way here, I honestly considered just dropping everything and finding somewhere to sit on the floor by the roadside. I’ve actually been feeling that way all day. I feel like shutting down completely and not thinking of anything. Am I the first person to juggle a Master’s program with a demanding office job? People do it all the time! The whole subtle when-are-you-bringing-a-husband-home-drama from my parents is not helping matters at all. Don’t they get it? My life is chaotic and difficult as it is, I can’t even afford the luxury of thinking about marriage, much less adding a relationship to this crazy mix. And to make matters worse, the Holy Spirit has gone incommunicado! Not that I can blame Him. I haven’t been talking to Him much either, but really, I could make do with some comfort right now.’

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(WRITTEN BY JOY A. ADEWUMI) ‘Yo, man!’ I smiled as BJ breezed in to the upscale restaurant where I had requested he meet me. ‘Hey,

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(WRITTEN BY JOY A. ADEWUMI) Femi felt a heavy grip on his heart as he shrugged out of his coat in the men’s changing room,

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(WRITTEN BY JOY A. ADEWUMI) ‘Tomiwa! Look at you, all fierce and tight with anger. I guess I was worried for nothing,’ Otunba drawled as

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(WRITTEN BY JOY A. ADEWUMI) My mind whirled tumultuously during the ride back home and I kept zoning out of the small talk BJ was

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