Christianese 21

“I really don’t know what to do, Inenna. My dad just left the room now, he is very angry with me” She managed to say. “Calm down and talk to me Fatima, what happened?” “He said he noticed a change in my behavior so he wanted to know what’s happening. When he asked if I […]

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Christianese 12

I reluctantly reached for my phone, it was ringing for the third time now cutting short my sleep. I pressed the receiver without checking to see who was calling. “Good evening, Nnenna” a familiar voice came “Good evening” I said sleepily. “I have been trying to reach you. There is an emergency and it will […]

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Christianese 11

Determined for the last time to call it quits, I dialed Frank’s number but he didn’t answer. I tried it two more times and he kept busying the call. Few seconds later he called back. “Sorry babe I didn’t want to burn your airtime so I decided to call you back. Hope that’s ok by […]

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Christianese 10

As things grew from bad to worse I decided to visit Aunty Peace, Pastor Emeka’s wife to talk things over with her and let her know about my plans of leaving. The thought had consumed me for days and I needed to talk to someone and since she always lent me a listening ear, she became […]

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Christianese 8

“Well, I just called to remind you of our meeting tomorrow, you’re still coming right?”   “Yeah, I am”   “Ok, see you then”   “Bye”   “Bye dear.”   Frank hung up the phone and I quickly called Aunty Peace to tell her about my meeting with Frank and she said it was ok. […]

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Christianese 7

Running away from reality was one thing I was very good at. I kept telling myself that all was well even when I knew deep down that it wasn’t so. The more I thought about all that happened, the deeper the hurt I felt so I decided to sweep everything under my breath and bury […]

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