• Help @Chude Raise N10M to Build A Depression & Trauma Centre For Young People

    I am almost ashamed to say this now because I had no excuse. My parents were not rich, but they were not poor. They sent me to good schools. They had a marriage that was difficult sometimes, but they stayed together because of me; it was a good marriage, and they never projected pain or trauma unto me. My life has had no abuse of any sort (not even verbal abuse by my mother), and I have been loved and validated by my parents every day of my life. Yet even with all this reinforcement, when I left their protective arms and went into the world, it frightened me. There…

  • Fighting The Distortions – By Chude Jideonwo‏ (@Chude )

    There are many bible characters I don’t much like. If I had lived in their time, I wouldn’t sit down and have a drink with them. I would respect them, possibly even admire them. But I wouldn’t be friends with them. Like Isaiah, or Jeremiah; too angry, too bi-polar. Still conflicted about the Apostle Paul. The book of Romans is a seminal work on human frailty, but much of the rest is lacking in empathy. But Jesus. My God, Jesus!  It’s why it’s so important to me to fight back the distortions of his nature by fundamentalists. And it’s all there, in the Bible. In the words the gospels report.…