RantsByGbemi

    Prejudice: A Personal Experience

    September 28, 2016

    Disclaimer: By typing this, I am not making generalizations about any race or ethnicity. I am simply sharing my story as it happened to me. If you do not agree with my story, welp… I live in Nigeria, the most populous black nation in the world so it’s a no-brainer that almost everyone in Lagos, my country’s commercial capital, is Black. And while Lagos has a thriving expatriate community, I would believe that their population pales in comparison to the…

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  • Inspiration

    The Girl who walked on Water

    “Come”, he said.   Breathe deeply. Hold your breath. Let it out. Repeat. Then step out. One foot, then the next. Forward. Repeat. That’s all she had to do – deep breaths, one foot…

    September 12, 2016
  • Inspiration The Becoming

    My Beautiful Disruption

    “Is it dusk yet. Yes? Okay. Listen up! This will be long. When I took this photo, I was just hoping to capture a beautiful sunset as I used to do every evening on…

    September 6, 2016
  • The Becoming

    What I Learned From My Big Crop

    So I recently cropped my hair, recently being last Saturday. And even though I like to convince myself that it was a spur of the moment decision, it was an idea I had played…

    July 26, 2016
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    The Rounds

    The Rounds: Is the World Imploding?

    Songs for the Week: “I believe” by Mali Music and “My World Needs You” by Kirk Franklin, Sarah Reeves and Tasha Cobbs.   I’ve had one hell of a week.   You know what…

    July 10, 2016
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    Thank You

    Hello you, Yes you. I just wanted to say “thank you” for coming here and giving me a reason to write what I write. It’s hard to come on here and talk about life,…

    July 9, 2016
  • Does God care about your broken heart?
    The Becoming

    On Ragdolls and Elastic Hearts

    “He heals the broken hearted and binds up their wounds.” – Psalm 147: 3 But just before the wounds heal you run back to the same things that caused them. Maybe it’s the lure…

    June 28, 2016