December 10, 2019

I was overjoyed at the fact that I was not denied a visa, due to the circumstances that I had overstayed my welcome after college; God was surely on my side. I was sharing my testimony with friends, and we were all happy that I was going to return to life as we knew it...

December 8, 2019

There have been three defining moments in my life so far; the loss of my mother, the loss of a relationship and the loss of my home. This is the story about the latter.

August 28, 2019

My faith is something that has always given me hope in difficult situations. This is not faith, the way the world likes to throw the term around, but faith in the only true living God. So while it was horrible seeing my mother go through all the things she did, I had t...

August 26, 2019

I picked up the phone one day, while I was at my friend’s apartment, and it happened to be my dad on the other end of the call. “Mommy is coming to America in a few weeks,” he said to me. “Why? Is everything okay?”

August 21, 2019

“Okay madam, your results are in,” the doctor said to my mother after a series of tests. “We are sorry you have stage 4 breast cancer.” The revelation from the doctor hit my mom like a ton of bricks. “How could this be? Cancer? Are you sure, doctor?”  “Yes I am, the do...

August 19, 2019

Before settling for school in Louisiana, I wanted to school in the U.K, but all the schools I applied to rejected me. So I turned my focus to the U.S and Canada and got admitted to two schools each in both countries. My dad then advised me to go with Lafayette, because...

August 12, 2019

We were airborne from Frankfurt to Seoul for about 12 hours, but it felt we were flying for days. I kept sleeping and waking up to darkness and brightness out of my window. I had lost all track of time. By the time we landed in Seoul, we found ourselves in a whole new...

August 7, 2019

I ran into my father’s room early in the morning, I could barely get any sleep the night before, as the phone kept ringing non-stop. “Daddy where are you off to?” I asked, he was acting a bit confused, making his bed, putting on his shirt, and going back to make an alr...

July 29, 2019

It hurt so badly! There were days when I would sit down, and tears would make their way through my tear ducts without me making a conscious effort to cry. I couldn't believe that this happened to me, me of all people? How now? This kind of thing only happened in th...

July 29, 2019

No wonder she didn’t want Fisayo to drive me to Houston, no wonder she didn’t want Fisayo to come help me out with my flat tire, and insisted that she would get someone else to come switch it out for me. No wonder she didn’t make it to the wedding, because she could no...

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