A Treasure unmatched

The present global scourge should lead us to remember a group of humans who daily lay down their lives (both literally and figuratively) for the good of their children and families. What is a virus beside a mother's love? What is fear when she is around? Her touch is a message of hope, Her smile … Continue reading A Treasure unmatched

Oriki Mi (My Oriki)

    In the Yoruba worldview, an individual's identity is closely tied to the community. It might be said of a person that 'the community is, therefore I am.' Out of this context emerges the Oriki. It is a praise poem celebrating the individual as a member of his family or clan. And it summarily recounts … Continue reading Oriki Mi (My Oriki)