Until we run the marauders out of office, we will continue to hear billions and trillions allocated and relocated but not appropriated. Those who have been faithful in little matters, who have proven themselves to be trustworthy and people of integrity, those are the ones fit for the palace. Those who have personally dealt with greed and have come out unscathed. Who says Arab spring is far away? Think again! Just a little while longer; you can deceive some of the people some of the time, but you cannot deceive all of the people all of the time! Time's Up. Who Am I? I am a Nigerian, and I am fed up with the spineless leadership plaguing my country. Do I want to be the president? Absolutely Not! But I want my president to be a person (man/woman) of His/her Word (I know there is a famine of that around here).
Forgiveness, just like Love, has definitions to varying degrees or like an onion—layers. I always thought I had the forgiveness thing locked down, yeah right! Just like the proverbial out of the blue, it hit me that I had just erased that part from memory and decided the type of forgiveness I wanted to extend. I found out that I couldn’t (or at least that’s what I had subconsciously agreed) go back if I had the chance. On my way home, it became evident that this sealed can of worms had been in the basement and it is already stinking. It took an interviewer’s probing questions for me to shed light on that chapter in my life’s story. Forgiveness is absolute, but just like everything else, we make it relative and as such varying standards abound. This means what I call forgiveness may not cut it for someone else. While my version of forgiveness may be shallow and warped, yours may be brutally honest. Ultimately, we are responsible for our versions of forgiveness, while it is in our best