Hope

Hello folks. I know that it is the 27th day into 2019 and I haven’t written anything. To all of you who keep texting and asking even in person, I sincerely owe you all an apology. I cannot say that it won’t happen again because best believe I think it is going to happen again. I am a big time procrastinator. If there was a remedy for procrastination, I will probably procrastinate getting the remedy. Okay, it is not that bad maybe I am exaggerating but I assure you that I am working on it (you can insert a smiley face here).

So it is a brand new year for most of us, I think the Chinese have a special new year. I am not sure so please don’t quote me wrong. For me, I don’t think it is any big deal. It is just a continuation of life but different things for different folks.

Like I have said most times here for those of you all that have been here with me since I started, I like to think that I am a believer. I believe in somethings and some things I just think needs to be canceled. I am not the romantic type but I believe in a happy ending story. So, when I watch a movie or drama and it doesn’t end happily, I tend to get sad. I am working on it too because it is stupid. Those characters are not even real. Well, you get the point now. I have been active on Twitter lately, just doing what I probably know how to do well; reading. There is this new trend called: “O jewa ka eng?” which means what is eating you up or what is bothering you? Believe me when I tell you that I already knew that people can be very mean, evil and wicked. I just didn’t know the extent of the wickedness of human. This thread showed me a lot which most times I wish that they were just joking and none of those things were real. But again, who will make such a joke on a social media platform? I don’t know though because this generation blows my mind every time. After reading those stories published by actual victims, reading stories on the news and hearing stories from people around me, I began to wonder if there is still hop in humanity. At some point, I made up my mind that there is no more hope in humanity. I realized that humanity was dead amongst us. Some humans have no conscience at all and it just baffles me.

It doesn’t only baffle me at what they do but I get so shocked about what kind of mindset they have. We didn’t lose humanity only; we also sold our conscience. Our minds and souls have been stripped of any atom of goodness. I shudder at the thought of the extent humans are willing to hurt one another without any reason or valid reason.  But again, I still want to believe that there are good people out there. I still want to believe that humanity still lives amongst us. I want to stand tall with confidence when I tell people that it will get better because we still have our conscience. I want to always choose a human to a dog. 
        
No one is perfect, no one has it all right. We may have errors here and there but what matters is that at the end of the day, we feel remorseful about that and change. The most important thing is that we are willing to be a better human than we used to be. My heart is heavy every time I convince myself into writing that I still have hope in humanity. It is not because I don’t but because I’m scared that I might be wrong. Most times, I hate being right because I want to be proven wrong but this time I really hope I am right.



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