What are you doing here, Lord?

Of course, not that I didn’t want Him there, and not that I didn’t expect Him there, but I just didn’t realize He would make it a point to let me know and feel the weight of His presence after having my senses staggered from a walk through the dark brothel corridors of a red…

Please Take My Children… Now.

“I strongly believe that love is the answer and that it can mend even the deepest unseen wounds. Love can heal, love can console, love can strengthen, and yes, love can make change.” ― Somaly Mam, The Road of Lost Innocence: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine Following up with “how to help” from my recent…

You may say I’m loud… I speak for the silenced

You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know. ― William Wilberforce Friends, I just joined the the Blogging Team with The Exodus Road. Here’s my journey: A few years ago, right before I launched Tribal Marks, I started to hear a lot about this “human trafficking thing”,…

Day 4-5: Sold Out to Slavery and A Surprise Pun. Badagry, Lagos.

DAY 4: “The Surprise.” Whispering Palms, Badagry, Lagos. Though I wish they could have whispered to the would-be captives back then ‘Look out! The slave traders are here to trap you!’ –the Palm fronds really do whisper at you. Their tag line is “The Surprise,” and with no intended pun, I imagine it would have been more of…

Day 3: Gloom and Doom, Give Thanks In Spite?

We had a great Thanksgiving time at Church- just because. Just because Jesus Christ is worthy and He is everything to us. The whole service was dedicated to just that, and we had a blast (no pun intended). The embedded picture shows a still clip of the exuberant praise of grateful believers as each neighborhood…

Day 2: The Singapore Experience

I finally woke up all puffy from jet-lag, to which the tailor who came to take my measurements bright and early insisted that I had the “tendency” to be “fat,” but I’m just hiding it. Um, okay?  The American in me was brewing, haha. This is quite amusing since my Mom had just lamented the…

Day 1: The Million Dollar Trip

Day 1, airport We landed safely, thank God, and it was pouring. I forgot about the rainy season since I hadn’t been in one in ages. After passing through the relatively peaceful and long immigration line, there had to be that rude “this is the power trip opportunity to let u know that you are…