Day 1 – Spit-Proof Grace: My ‘Desculpe, Obrigada’ Moment

As usual, it was quiet and serene until I was jolted out of my thoughts by this grumpy woman who brushed by me hastily and attempted to spit at me, but it fell on the floor right before my feet…quickening my pace till I caught up with the woman just by the traffic light that made us stop before the road to Madalena’s church. What I really wanted to do was spit at her face, but what I found myself doing was saying, ‘desculpe’ and ‘obrigada’ in succession, meaning ‘sorry’ and ‘thank you’ in a weird circle of politeness.

Boundless Love

Dear Diary, it’s all about boundless love September 1, 2023 Today was a truly beautiful day in church. It was the 8 a.m. mass, and something extraordinary unfolded before my eyes. As I took my seat, a group of five people walked past me and took their seats in one of the front rows before

‘Tóyọ̀sí Abíkóyè Kids Foodbank

‘Tóyọ̀sí Abíkóyè, Kids Foodbank? The thoughts of ‘Tóyọ̀sí Abíkóyè, Founder, Kids Foodbank landed on my laps like a virgin land waiting to be ploughed, after the innovative all-in-one new social impact-donating and receiving platform was launched. Before I found myself in the position to align myself as ‘Tóyọ̀sí Abíkóyè, Founder, Kids Foodbank, I always had to