The popular question at this phase that most ex-corpers are asked is: “After NYSC what next?”. If you complete your service year and you are not asked this question by at least one person. Then you have not served at all o.
After spending almost a year in this community and in a situation where I never thought I could cope, I deemed it necessary to share with y’all some of the lessons I’ve learned and techniques on how to survive if you ever find yourself in such a situation.
Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders
Let me walk upon the waters
Wherever You would call me
Take me deeper than my feet could ever wander
And my faith will be made stronger
In the presence of my Savior
I’m writing this to encourage young people out there, those who are scared and think that their dreams are bigger than their age, and the older folks that think they’ve wasted the fertile part of their life on vanity. There is a reason for you being where you are right now. No matter how old or young you may be, you can still make the best of the rest of your life.
In movies, you sometimes see a scene with someone burning from head to toe, screaming and trying to fight the flames. It happened right in front of me. Everyone ran back trying to figure out who it was and how to put out the flames, shouting advice from a safe distance. It took me a moment to realise that it was mum. I stood glued to the spot, watching her burn.