Like A Child 
Today, I saw a little boy about five –
six-year-old, the smile on his face as he screamed on top of his voice to the
airplane in the sky that was passing was contagious. It read nothing but
innocence and zero worries marrying endless energy, because he continued
screaming, calling out to the aircraft passing by as if they would hear him and
His innocence didn’t accept how almost
impossible it was for the people inside the plane to see him, how much more hear
him. That didn’t deter him from screaming on the top of his lungs with
continued energy and zeal.
Looking at him made me realize how we
often forget to be like a child, always believing never doubting anything.
What can I say we’re grown and the reality of life tries to chokes our plans
goals, and most times we just let it ride us, until we’re beaten without
Like the child in the story, he didn’t
really care whether the aircraft could hear him or not, he just believed and
that made him scream like his life depended on it as he waved.
Sometimes we need to bring out that
child inside and just believe without doubting, regardless of what life throws
at us, we keep screaming at the top of our lungs. Our minds conceiving only one
thing, the pictures of where we want to be. Allowing it to drive us as we
continue to scream relentlessly with renewed zeal and strength, until we’ve
come to the end of everything we’ve seen in our hearts and conceived in our

Blossom obi is a
writer and a public speaker, from Imo state Oru East LGA, in the eastern part
of Nigeria. She was born and raised in city of Lagos. Writing has always been
second nature to her, having written several write ups, poems and articles
online. She is the author of ‘The Broken
a series article written to help women who go through challenges
from family, health, relationships amongst others, giving them a sense of hope
as well as transforming whatever situation they find themselves as they become
better versions of themselves. She is also the founder of
and the founder of True Women Foundation.

Oluwole Olusanya
Oluwole Olusanya is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of one of the fastest-growing lifestyle and entertainment website in the country. He is a banker, writer, blogger, public affairs analyst and a tax consultant. He anchors Trending Topics on SHEFFA where he shares his thoughts and opinions on trending issues. He is currently studying for a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the University of South Wales, Wales, United Kingdom. He has diplomas in Banking and Finance, Investigative Journalism, Creative Writing, and Linguistics from Lagos State Polytechnic, Isolo, Lagos, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland and The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.