OurThoughtsandYou

creatively sharing inspired thought one word at a time

STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF AMAZONS

I never actually had a real conversation with my paternal grandmother (Mama), who lived until I was maybe 15years old. We saw each other frequently enough whenever my parents carted … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Three Minute Man

  Hey there, So a friend of mine read a rather sad story about some girl who recently got married and took to social media to lament about how disappointing … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

When Stars Collide

She wanted a child and rightfully so, for that was the way of things (at least before the ‘feminist’ movement came along) A woman gets married and hopes to one day … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thy rewards are in heaven

I have to confess that I had no clue that October 5 is a date set aside globally for recognizing teachers. My ignorance was eradicated days back when an announcement … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tapping into the ‘anointing’

Social Media has so many benefits and today is not the day nor is this piece the place to discuss how it collectively rubs shoulders at the top of the … Continue reading

September 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

She needs to hit the gym

Ever since I started using a using a smartphone (which is not that long ago, I must confess unashamedly), I set a ringtone for my lover’s number. It is the … Continue reading

September 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

First Post Jitters

My very first one!   Yes folks, ‘tis my first post and oooh wee, got me some first-post-jitters! Exciting times and more importantly – what to write??   Being asked … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dear Dream Reader, I hope you like short stories

It was a rainy day not unlike many others, the air was cool but not cold. It had been a long day at work and I was riding across the … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

ABUSED AND…LOVING IT!

  There is no way this is going to be simple and short….it just can’t and…you will see why. I was on twitter the other day, a place I wish … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · 7 Comments

Here I am…Mercytelling

So, it was one of the few great birthday gifts I got this year, and I got very few indeed, from people who are way special to me in different … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Introducing Àbò-Òrò

In an age of mass marketed lies, the truth can seem hard to find but that said, I’m a firm believer in the infinite goodness that resides within the human … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

I don’t do Drama!

So I was telling one of my besties about a particular chic at work that I started withdrawing from. In my friends opinion, she felt I was selfish and not … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · 1 Comment