THE LISTENING FATHER: The Role of A Father in The Life of His Daughter

Last week, I  had the honor of interacting with some fathers and their daughters at the US Consulate Lagos. This event was organized by the The Girls Aide initiative, founded by Dr. Abosede Lewu. The objectives for the event as communicated by the organizers were: Setting a tone for conversations between fathers and daughters. Educate them on the bigger role…

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Oscar Pistorius, the embattled South African sprint runner and Olympic athlete who has been involved in what can be termed the world’s most televised trial of the 21st century, appeared at North Gauteng High Court this morning after a three-and-a-half year legal battle. Oscar Pistorius repeatedly shot his 29-year-old model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, after she barricaded herself in the bathroom of his home in Pretoria on February 2013.

Oscar is a broken man and he needs help. Evidence over the last one year revealed that Oscar has lived with Anxiety and Fear attacks for several years. The court came to a shocking realization that there were two Oscars “Pistoriuses”. More info

MIND THE GAP : Practical Tips to Build Friendship in Your Relationship.

Still on our Mind The GAP relationship series on Friendship as one of the pillars to build strong and harmonious relationships on. “Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.” ―Oscar Wilde Here are some practical tips to build friendship in your relationship. 1) Know your spouse…

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Today, we discuss Principle No 5 from the scissors – Synergy. Synergy is the key to the effectiveness of a pair of scissors – the two parts must come together and work together before anything can be cut. Without this synergy no cut will happen.

No matter how sharp and beautiful each part is, to maximize their potential, they have to be joined together. During the purpose of their joining it’s important that they are equals(s) if not, they won’t function optimally. They work and walk best side by side not front to back. Men must understand that their wives are equals with them even though they’re required to submit to the Lord through them in the marriage.  For smooth and perfect cuts, the two parts must become ONE. More info

RELATIONSHIP & THE SCISSORS PRINCIPLES: Understanding Strengths and Weaknesses

We continue with our lessons on Relationship Principles from the Scissors. Today, I want us to look at relationship Principle No 4  – understanding your strengths and weaknesses as a couple or team.

Every pair of scissors has a sharp part and a dull part. The front or the face is sharp while the back is dull. In the same vein, every couple has areas of strengths and weaknesses. This is where we introduce the pillar of Knowledge and Understanding of each other. Your spouse is created with and over the years has developed many positive and powerful gifts, skills and qualities; likewise, several negatives. More info