LIFE AS A PRINCIPLE OF CAUSE & EFFECT

There is this American guy who has come to church for the past three weeks in the same clothes – same shirt, same brown pants, same dark red trainers and believe it or not, same bow tie.

Today again, I marveled at it. Same clothes every Sunday for the past three weeks and I ask myself, “Was it forced or a choice?”

In retrospection, I look back at the life I have lived thus far and a question frequently pops up as I try to make sense of the outcomes; “Was it forced or a choice?”

I ask myself, “Could I have done it differently? Would that have changed the outcome?”

Life is what it is – cause and effect.

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THE HEN ALWAYS COME HOME TO ROOST

Two things I’ve struggled with on Sundays has been going to church with a notebook and dressing to church here the way I used to dress back in Nigeria.

Growing up, if there was anything we look forward to on Sundays, it was putting on our best clothes. Right from infant, church was a big deal – my mum made sure of that.

In the same vein, we had Sunday school teachers who almost made it a call of duty to teach us and demand we always come to church with a bible to read, a book to write on and a pen to do it with. It was part of our costumes for Sunday service – a total package.

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what 2020 taught me

2020 LESSONS THUS FAR (RIP CHADWICK BOSEMAN)

What 2020 has taught me thus far:

  1. Bad things happen to good people, yeah.

Lots of bad things and news happened round the world, and everyone felt it. Whether you were involved or not, it still affected everybody. So, you gotta prepare for the worst.

  1. Good things happen to people who take chances.

In this 2020, I got an opportunity of a lifetime that is changing my life for great. I know of people who, despite the pandemic, has grown in leaps and bounds in career and finances. Some have ‘found’ themselves and doing very well.

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