Three weeks ago, out of boredom, I decided to go online. After checking my mails and checking out if I had any new alerts in my Facebook and MySpace accounts , I came across this horoscope website by Jenna. I was browsing over the testimonials on how gifted she was in foreseeing events in the future. After all the great reviews of Jenna's clients, I decided to give it a try so I signed up for an initial reading of my "stars". Three days after, I received an email from Jenna herself. The email surprised me.
In a way everything she said was "somehow" true. I however decided to research more about Jenna and her website www.aboutastro.com. I was more surprised with what I have found out about her. She was a fraud. Her site does free astrology reading but you have to pay $60 to her by credit card in order for her to continue with the readings and if you delay, she will reduce it to $45. There were alot of reports from her clients that after paying, they received n…
I grew up in the oil rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Though privileged, my growing up years had very little travel experiences. My life basically revolved around the states of Cross River, Akwa Ibom and Rivers State. Even till this day, I think I have travelled more times abroad in the past five years than I have travelled within my own country (Nigeria) in the over twenty years of my life. Not sure if this makes me sound less patriotic or preferably, more like a Global Citizen.
Growing up, I was privy to tales about the city of Abuja from friends, cousins and yes, the print media. Tales of Abuja being the city of fantastic mansions, luxurious cars, fast money and furthermore, a city with the finest private parties with accompanying financial recklessness being often exhibited by the stupendously rich. Abuja was in simple terms described and projected as Nigeria's El Dorado and the repercussion was instant (citizens trooped in from different states within the c…
Not everyone starts off easy. Not everyone has it all laid out for them. However, that you did not or do not have it all laid out for you, does not mean you have to achieve less or remain incapacitated.
Truth is, soaring in life is often times akin to riding a bicycle. For those of us who are familiar with bicycles, we know that to really get going, you have to gather momentum. Same applies to life. Even water understands that to really get going, all it needs is perseverance till it breaks through the rock, and after that, it flows so freely and beautifully and is simply unstoppable.
What do you desire today?
Perseverance is a trait of champions!