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I CAN’T BREATHE

By Fr. Pat Amobi Chukwuma According to the biblical account of creation, God created human being on the sixth day. The creation of man and woman was the climax of God’s creative act. On that unique day, God emphatically said, “Let Us make man in our own image and likeness” (Gen. 1:26). Going further we read: “So God created man ...

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COVID-19 AND FACEMASK

Fr. Pat Amobi Chukwuma As the coronavirus pandemic spread in many states of Nigeria, some of the state governors ordered their citizens to stay at home or to put on face masks whenever they step out of their houses for some exigencies. Medical doctors and nurses wear face masks during surgery in order to avoid contamination. Criminals wear face masks ...

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Stay at Home

By Fr Pat Amobi Chukwuma There is no smoke without fire. A frog does not run in the daylight for nothing. A law is made for order to reign. A lawless society is heading to ruin. Man is a free being. But his freedom is not boundless. There is a limit to everything. Restriction to human activities is geared toward ...

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Awake, O Lord

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma Somewhere and some time ago, a Man of God was leading his congregation in prayer. During the reading of the Word of God by a lector, the Man of God dosed off in his exalted seat. He was snoring while his head was unconsciously falling left and right. In addition saliva was dropping from his opened ...

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Radio without battery

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma Few days ago I drove down to Onitsha and entered into Onitsha Main Market, which is the biggest market in West Africa, to buy a radio operating without any battery. I went straight to the electronic sector. The traders nearly tore my prestigious garment as they were pulling me left and right to come into their ...

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MARRIAGE DRAMA

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma For the first time in their life, Ifeanyi and Ifeoma accidentally came in contact with each other at a birthday party. Love mysteriously entered into their eyeballs as they sat opposite each other at the party. They shook hands and fell in love immediately. Ifeanyi exclaimed, “My baby, your hand is very captivating. Your face is ...

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INSECURITY: Something is wrong

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma An English adage says, “Until the rotten tooth is pulled out, the mouth must chew with caution.” Even the time will come when chewing cannot be possible at all. Some time ago, I suffered from acute toothache. At night I was not able to lie or sit down. I was just marching around in pains till ...

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Money Madness & Worsening Insecurity

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma Just recently, a wealthy couple was blessed with a bouncing baby girl (BBG). During the glamorous naming ceremony, she was named Money. She would be a great asset to the lucky man who will marry her when she grows up. The husband will just sleep while money flows in and out. What of if she decides ...

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Thank God

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma On Thursday 23 January 2020, I set off to Holy Cross Catholic Church Ufuma in Orumba North Local Government of Anambra state for the burial Mass of a centenarian deceased woman. Immediately I arrived at the gate of the church, I sanctified myself by making the Sign of the Cross thrice. In addition, I sprinkled my ...

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What is happening

By Pat Amobi Chukwuma At the dawn of the New Year 2020, a popular pastor in the Lord’s vineyard prophesied that a certain woman will suddenly slap her husband and send him packing out of their matrimonial home with immediate effect. The hearers of the New Year prophecy dismissed the pastor as a dreamer. Some were eager to know the ...

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