The Day

A piece by Mind of Amaka “Close your eyes, and let us take a few prayer points.” Said the pastor, his voice booming across the large auditorium, carried by the microphone which he clutched tightly. He wore a navy blue suit, looking dapper from top to bottom. On his shiny forehead were beads of perspiration, … Continue reading The Day

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Be Moved: Favourite Gospel Songs

I honestly love music with all my heart. I’m not the best singer, nor do I play any instruments, but there’s something about music that just has a magical effect on me. It can bump up my mood, make me feel sober and reflective (‘Draking’) or just catapult my heart & mind into some kind … Continue reading Be Moved: Favourite Gospel Songs

Candidly Amaka: The Day I Asked for Death

Depression is a big thing, It affects so many people around the world. It's like a dark figure with a chokehold on you, invading your mind and body. It makes you feel worthless, it drains you. It makes you reluctant, it makes you doubt. I hope to bring more awareness to mental issues throughout my … Continue reading Candidly Amaka: The Day I Asked for Death

To: God

A letter, in which a girl questions her very existence and yearns to get answers to the questions plaguing her mind.

Confession: I Don’t Love God

Every Sunday feels the same. I wake up early enough, but then proceed to waste time doing a plethora of unnecessary things instead of getting ready for church. I then am filled with regret as I rush to find a scarf to wear over my head, rush to pack my things into my small bag … Continue reading Confession: I Don’t Love God