Dear Diary,

This has been on my mind for a while now. Why is it so hard to just be real these days? To actually say what we mean to say? When did we get to the point of suffering and smiling, of telling lies so easily instead of just calling it what it is?


Imagine a world where a guy and a girl have their first date and totally hate it, so instead of faking it  if they just told each other that they weren’t feeling it and called it a day. Not  letting a meaningless and clueless relationship form.  A relationship that will drag on for weeks and maybe months and not add any value, but waste time that cannot be recovered. Imagine a world where we tell ourselves and our friends the truth, rather than lying to them and giving them half hearted advice, telling them what they want to hear rather than telling them the truth that will make them better. Imagine a world where we didn’t have to tolerate one another.  A world where If you don’t like or regard someone, they do not have to be in your life, in your head space or on your social media! It is ok to unfollow them, or leave their life, rather than hanging around and acting like the friend you know you aren’t and then trashing them behind their backs.


Imagine a world where people keep their word, where they do what they said they would do in the first place? Where it’s ok to say to no and not be hated for it. Imagine a world where you can voice your opinion when you don’t agree with something rather than nodding like zombies and accepting everything just so you can appear cool and be liked. where it is ok to call a spade a spade and not a big spoon.

Imagine a world where we live our life to please those who actually need to be pleased. A life that honors the God who gave us life and can take it, the parents who brought us into this world, and a few people that  matter. A world where we don’t have to bend over backwards to be liked…

It’s hard to imagine that the world will ever be like that, but I owe it to myself to start acting like it, and maybe you should too. To treat my own corner of the world like the precious place that it is, to dedicate my head space and mind and attention to the things that actually matter and have eternal value, to stop chasing the love and affections of people who don’t care, and to treat life like the priceless gift that it is because every minute wasted can never be regained.


9 Replies to “Imagine.”

    1. I know right? Its crazy!!! But then again what are friends for? If you cant be truthful to me then whats the point of the friendship?
      Sigh… its crazy. Well you and i might just be virtual friends but be rest assured that i will be honest and truthful to you ok? ❤️️❤️

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  1. Wow, this post really hit home fr me. I have been thinking about this too, but I feel like it would be scary, the relatioships that wwe would have to give up if we actually want to be real with each other. What if The other then capitalizes on you openess to take you for granted?
    I love your blog.

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  2. This is the world I live in, but the danger of it is finding yourself by yourself a lot coz people don’t like honest people, people prefer to be lied to and people will never treat you the way you treat them (not unless you’re bad coz that’s easy). So like you you said- I’m all for living your truth. That is the only favor you can do yourself that you will never regret.

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  3. I so love this post!

    it resonates with alot. you see i grew up in a kind of repressive environment where my voice doesn’t matter. and so in order to keep the peace, i grew silent and learned to cover things up pretty well. i could be dying, nobody will know and i wouldn’t be telling either

    But thankfully due to blogging, i am beginning to open up a bit, i am not there yet though. it is even not the fact that i am a secretive person, it is just that i have so conditioned to put up act to keep the peace plus i have always this feeling of bothering people with my eish…………. everybody is got eish so why adding my own.

    I know i ought to have got in touch based on our last discussion, it is just that i simply dont talk much and can feel overwhelmed communicating.

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