With courage to hold your ground or back-off, may serendipity smile on you.

Serendipity: The chopper was zapping through the silvery clouds with its shadow surrounded by a constantly fleeting iridescent rainbow glow. I captured this from the cabin with a Minolta X-700. Print was on matt paper. Picture by Author, around 1992


A handful of lessons from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Yale University’s 2019 Class Day Speech.

Photo by Suad Kamardeen on Unsplash

Will you rather choose scarcity when there is so much to go round?

Bananas and baked peanuts image by author

As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things. (2 Corinthians 6:10)

~ Apostle Paul


If you don’t know your true friends, you may be deserving of your “frenemies”

Photo by Author


It doesn’t matter whether your cup is half empty or half full, gratitude will always take you much further.

How do you pull this off?

1. Get out of the mire of learned self helplessness.


4 real-life stories and how to master that tool in your pocket

Photo by Owen Beard on Unsplash


Because life is not all about speed, slow down or miss the thrill, and the wit between life’s cover pages.

Tom & Maggie Tulliver Source: Wikipedia — Creative Commons


Your Medium bookmarked stories can enhance your life and writings.

Image by Liselle VD from Pixabay


5 tips on Reading between the lines and focusing on finer details.

Photo by Wallace Chuck from Pexels


Because, sooner than later, the future arrives with fruits of our past choices.

Photo by Kayvan Mazhar on Unsplash

Christopher Akinlade

Photoblogger | Muse | Freelancer | Writing & documenting hard copies of this beautiful life. www.akinlade.net

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