Are You Tired and Ready To Give Up?
Let me tell you a story.
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There lived a young man, named Tari, who was optimistic. He felt like everything he needed to be successful was at the tip of his fingers; his fishing rod and net, his boat, and so on.
“Just one night and I’ll never be hungry again.” He thought and went straight to work. Tari struggled through the night, but couldn’t catch one fish.
He tried severally, each time hoping to draw up a net full of fish, each time drawing up an empty net. He tried and tried until the first cock crowed, then gave up.
Yesterday, I shared my experience with fear and how I have been coping. I also encouraged you to interrogate your fears and find ways to bring the light in. Instead of running away from it, I hope you are confronting it. I promised to send you a letter I wrote to my fear and here it is;
Continue reading “RISING: DAY 04 – A LETTER TO MY FEAR”
I know you have a hope for the future. There are mountain
sized dreams that tug at your heart in the night. I know you know that this place
is not the destination, that there is more and even now in your life, you are
at the verge of something.
Sometimes, you may lose belief, and cave in under the load
of your great ambition. It just becomes too hard to forge ahead with all the
failure and fatigue.
Continue reading “RISING: DAY 01 – CONSECRATE YOURSELF”
Hi, my name is Iyanuoluwa Adebiyi.
You can call me Iyanu (pronounced e-YAH-noo). I’m a lawyer, writer and performance poet,
also a rookie videographer and video editor. I am so many things you’d get to
know with time, but the first thing I’d like to say in this blog is thank you
for creating space for me to share my heart with you.
Let me tell you a secret. When I was a kid, I used to daydream about becoming a beauty queen. Before the crowning, an imaginary interviewer would ask me a question.