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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Contemplation on the Odu Odi Meji

The moment when you lose respect for someone you cared about is one of the saddest. Whether falling from a pedestal or becoming something unrecognizable, there's a hole in your being through which a cold wind passes, chilling you like walking coatless on an overcast winter day. Only by taking shelter and wrapping yourself in the warmth of friends and family, can you once again see the spring, and plant the seedling of hope in the field of your soul.  -- Marcos Ifalola Sanchez

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Contemplation on the Odu Oturupon Meji ( Ologbon Meji)

There will be moments when you will feel like a stick puppet who measures a foot tall, but whose shadow projected on a wall creates the semblance of a giant. Larger than life, your movements will captivate, even though you wonder how long the illusion can last. Fearing the moment when the light fades and people see the truth, you stop and prepare yourself. I am both shadow and light, what stands before you is both illusion and reality, we are simply, us...  - Marcos Ifalola Sanchez -