Faith from a Tooth Filling

I hope you read that correctly? I wrote, tooth filling, not tooth fairy! For you superstitious folks out there! Haha . . . Just kidding . . .

Anyway, sometime in December last year, I had my annual dental checkup and in the run up to that time, I noticed that when crushing chicken bones (if you know, you know!) one of my molars ached like as it was something unthinkable! Hey you tooth, I brush you everyday and take care of you. How dare you ache? Continue reading

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I know my father

“How are you getting home tonight?”, one of the leaders asked, wondering quietly how he even got to the youth meeting that evening.

“I’m walking home”, he replied.
“And where do you live?”
“Victoria Avenue.”
“Seriously? You plan on walking all the way there?”
“Yes, I walked here from there”, he said, shrugging his shoulder, like I was crazy for even allowing that question pass through my brain!
“You don’t have a bus pass or bus money?”, she inquired.
“It’s fine. I’ll walk home”, he restated, as he started to make a move towards the front exit.

Protestingly, the leader complained, “Victoria Avenue is too far! It’s dark and it’s cold!”,  sounding worried for his welfare, but impressed with his commitment.
“No, it’s fine. I walked down, so I’ll be able to walk back home”, he insisted, as his body inched closer and now almost fully turned towards the door.
“Wait and I’ll give you a lift, once I’ve locked up the doors.” Continue reading

IC’s – Identity

ObosaMeMan: So what do you identify as?

Me: A god

Him: Really?

Me: Yes, really

Him: Be more specific

Me: A human god

Him: What kind?

Me: A Christian human god

Him: Erm,… Looks perplexed

Me: A female Christian human god

Him: What kind?

Me: A Nigerian female Christian human god

Him: Please be seriousObosaMe

Me: A teaching Nigerian female Christian human god

Him: Thank you for your time.

Me: Nice chatting with you too.

P.S.: IC = Imagined Conversations

 

draMATHic Three – Circumference

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Teacher, Mr T: Two lessons ago, we learnt the formula for the area of a circle. Who remembers it?
Alex the clueless: I do!

mathsdramaBenny the bully: It’s not a wedding ceremony, Alex!
*Class shouts at once: PIES ARE SQUARED!!! Laughter erupts!

Mr T smiles: Fair enough, but remember to put your hands up to answer next time.
Class: Sorry sir! Continue reading

draMATHic Two – Rectangle

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Teacher: Good morning class. We’re starting off today with learning to work out the area of a rectangle.

mathsdramaAlex with his hand up, says, Sir.
Mr T: Yes, Alex.
Alex: Our PE teacher hasn’t taught us that workout yet.

Mr T: *confused face* I’m lost, I don’t understand what you’ve just said.
Nadia: Sir, it’s because you said “work out”. He thinks a rectangle is an exercise! Continue reading