A wise man once said, “if you have five wise friends, not too long you would be sixth. If you have five foolish friends not too long you would be the sixth.” Who are your friends? Sometimes, we tend to have bad friends without knowing or distancing ourselves from such unhealthy relationships. … More Signs it’s Time to Dissolve a Friendship
With what weight do you measure self-love? Self love is an ocean and your heart is a vessel, make it full, and any excess will spill over into the lives of others. … More The Self-love Code 101
It’s so beautiful when you can always be you when you’re with your loved one. There’s no feeling as peaceful as being in an honest relationship.
We’ve been raised from different backgrounds, culture and ideologies and we can’t always reason on the same page. The fact that we have different temperaments is enough to make us act differently. So, learn to accept difficult people. See them as being different from you. Perhaps, that will make it easier to relate with them. … More Ways to Deal With a Difficult Person
The word “rebuke” is not so friendly, right? I know. Getting rebuked or corrected can be very painful at times; as it requires being truly honest with oneself, to see that you are actually in the wrong, and deserve to be scolded. Receiving rebuke is seeing yourself in accurate eyes! Now, however painful rebuking may … More How to Rebuke in Love
Behold, I look into the knife,
I see my image, glistering beneath the stream of blood I had shed over the knife. At fury once again, It was me all along
Growing up with a brother or sister can have an impact on our mental and physical health , infact it can shape who we become later in life. … More Why You Should Create Bonds with Siblings
1. Typical Teenagers’ Struggles:
Typical struggles that teenagers go through was evidenced in this novel. Kiitan at the beginning of the novel was caught masturbating and watching pornography. Enitan got into sexual practices,c alcoholism, and was wrongly influenced.
This was evident in the relationship that existed between the two brothers. This resentment was there from when they were teenagers, up until they grew up and went to the university. And we see how much damage that caused them.
The theme of Influence was also very prominent in the novel. Good and bad Influence! Jumoke And Lanre had a bad influence on Enitan. Mary and the other classmates had a good influence on each other, as they studied for their WAEC together. Aunty Rose had a good influence on Enitan’s family, etc.
4. Salvation; The Love of God:
Oh, the overwhelming love of God!
The love of God is so deep, it chased Enitan, Kiitan And their father down, till it caught up with them, and changed their lives forever. God’s love as displayed in this novel showed that there is no one that cannot be saved. No one is too far gone. … More A Review on the Novel- Crossfire by OmoobaJesu Adetunji
Sibling rivalry is quite normal. For a family with more than a child, you can be sure there is some sibling rivalry going on.
Often, sibling rivalry starts during childhood and could extent through adolescence.