PATRICK VIEW-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S PURPLE HIBISCUS

PATRICK VIEW-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S PURPLE HIBISCUS   DEFINITION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE? https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domestic_violence According to Wikipedia Domestic violence (also named domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation. It may be termed intimate partner violence when committedContinue reading “PATRICK VIEW-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’S PURPLE HIBISCUS”

PATRICK PERSONAL VIEW: 14 REASONS WHY I STILL LOVE FEMINIST/ WRITER CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE

  PATRICK PERSONAL VIEW:  14 REASONS WHY I STILL LOVE CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE The first time I heard about her I was in Benin doing my masters at UNIBEN. I heard it from a girl who was able to explain in details her novel (purple hibiscus). And I was unhappy for that because I feltContinue reading “PATRICK PERSONAL VIEW: 14 REASONS WHY I STILL LOVE FEMINIST/ WRITER CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE”

THANK YOU MY WORDPRESS COMMUNITY-FOLLOWERS, COMMENTERS, VIEWERS AND LIKERS

Thanking someone matters a lot in our daily life, whether the thank you is in kind, gift or word. Its shows how much you still remember them for letting you get to the point where you are. For my followers, commenters, viewers and likers, I have to say; Thank you for making my PATRICKSTORIES  blogContinue reading “THANK YOU MY WORDPRESS COMMUNITY-FOLLOWERS, COMMENTERS, VIEWERS AND LIKERS”

PATRICK VIEW: THE IDEA OF LABELING AND STEREOTYPES IN THE SOCIETY

DEFINITION OF STEREOTYPE 1. According to Wikipedia – a) A stereotype is an over-generalized belief about a particular category of people.  It is an expectation that people might have about every person of a particular group. The type of expectation can vary; it can be, for example, an expectation about the group’s personality, preferences, orContinue reading “PATRICK VIEW: THE IDEA OF LABELING AND STEREOTYPES IN THE SOCIETY”

PATRICK VIEW-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

WHAT IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE? According to Wikipedia Domestic violence (also named domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation. It may be termed intimate partner violence when committed by a spouse or partner in an intimate relationship againstContinue reading “PATRICK VIEW-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE”

PATRICK VIEW : MISCONCEPTION ABOUT PRIDE — POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE SIDE

Good morning, everybody! Pride!                         Pride!!                           Pride!!! I feel like this can often conflict with what we are taught in society these days. Society tells us to have pride in our work, pride in our actions, and pride in our nation, pride in our kids, and pride in our achievements. After much reading, I was ableContinue reading “PATRICK VIEW : MISCONCEPTION ABOUT PRIDE — POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE SIDE”

TITLELESS

This is something I just wrote. Well, not exactly. More like something I just completed. It’s a new week and its Monday I have to think again.Its really short, I don’t even know what to title it. It just came to my head now. Am surprise am thinking about it now . But enjoy it.Continue reading “TITLELESS”

AN OVERVIEW OF GENDER ROLES AND STEREOTYPES- AGENTS, EFFECTS AND WAYS TO COMBAT IT.

GENDER VS. SEX You announced your sex to the world the minute you were born, if not before through sonogram photos. Your genitals showed whether you were a male or a female. If someone were to do a DNA test when you were born, your genetic code would have also revealed whether you were biologicallyContinue reading “AN OVERVIEW OF GENDER ROLES AND STEREOTYPES- AGENTS, EFFECTS AND WAYS TO COMBAT IT.”

POEM: MARCH 8

MARCH 8   It’s the day to celebrate It’s the day to think For all that the world have done To the charming colour pink They blocked off her way They chased her that day They stormed all her life Her blurred eyes did say They found her so helpless They made her to cryContinue reading “POEM: MARCH 8”

A VIEW OF FEMINISM: PLUMCOT

  PLUMCOTS It is parentageThat engraves my names on the pillarIt was not the amount of caloriesNor was it the number of ribsLike Eve in the gardenIf the fruit had the supposed knowledge Then who knew firstsLike Adam, if his rib was takenThen where was the ribI felt I had more caloriesBecause I am moreContinue reading “A VIEW OF FEMINISM: PLUMCOT”

FATE OF WOMEN – THE FOUR BROKEN MIRRORS (TALES)

THE FOUR BROKEN MIRRORS (TALES)     THE GOLDEN MIRROR I was once beautiful, perfectly sculpted with gold clothing My face clearer than the springs, smiles radiated from me She greeted me naked, clothed, happy and I in turn showed her perfection She was fulfilled and safe as was i, hidden from the faces ofContinue reading “FATE OF WOMEN – THE FOUR BROKEN MIRRORS (TALES)”

IN HONOUR OF WOMEN

In Honour Of Women They smile when they want to scream. They sing when they want to cry. They cry when they are happy. They laugh when they are nervous. They fight for what they believe in. They stand up for injustice. They don’t take “no” for an answer when they believe there is aContinue reading “IN HONOUR OF WOMEN”

OSCILLATION

Who can tell me where Maria is? At the cold end of Ikogosi spring I looked at the flow of this cold spring I thought Maria sitting by the side of this cold spring But this cold end of my Ikogosi Became an ocean current It was an endless search in My pacific ocean IContinue reading “OSCILLATION”

SPOKEN WORDS CAN’T BE RETRIEVED

  A farmer insulted his neighbor. Realizing his mistake, he went to the preacher to ask for forgiveness. The preacher told him to take a bag of feathers and drop them in the center of town. The farmer did as he was told.  Then the preacher asked him to go and collect the feathers andContinue reading “SPOKEN WORDS CAN’T BE RETRIEVED”

PATRICK VIEW: A SPECIAL FRIEND

Everybody has that special person they call they special friend who is always around to talk and chat with. From my views, i was able to note some specific things i found in that my special friend. Here goes an analogy about that special person i call my special friend.   ******************************* Last time youContinue reading “PATRICK VIEW: A SPECIAL FRIEND”

PATRICK VIEWS- YOU ARE WHAT YOU DO

  I look at successful billionaires and always ask this question, what did they do different? How did they achieve this much success and money? People usually say “It all destiny, they were lucky”. I could take any answer for my questions, but not when destiny is involved. I am a strong believer that everyone makes their ownContinue reading “PATRICK VIEWS- YOU ARE WHAT YOU DO”

THE CONCEPT ABOUT TIME IS PRECIOUS

    Time is precious. It is by far one of the most important commodities in our lives. This is why it is important to treasure every moment and make the best out of things, no matter what. As of late I have been paying more attention to how I spend my time and whomContinue reading “THE CONCEPT ABOUT TIME IS PRECIOUS”

PATRICK VIEW -THE MINDSET OF DON’T QUIT

  Over the time, i personally discovered that there is no  finish line in the race of life.Every body has different stages of living it. What a life! Life is full of twists, turns, ups and downs, surprises and disappointments. Life offers each and everyone of us different opportunities and once an opportunity is lost,Continue reading “PATRICK VIEW -THE MINDSET OF DON’T QUIT”

SHORT WRITE UP–PATRICK VIEW-LET IT GO

This post or topic have different views depending on the person. Here is my own personal research on this topic based on our life and people around us. I just started with the meaning of let it go From urban dictionary let it goMeans to forget something. Now let go majorly in to this topicContinue reading “SHORT WRITE UP–PATRICK VIEW-LET IT GO”

SUNDAY SPICE UP: PATRICK VIEW ON SHARING & CARING

  Hi peeps, today post is all about sharing and caring. Here is a little write up about my encounter i had in a service i was invited to. I attended a “church band love feast” get together in one of the church in my area and there was so much to eat and drink,Continue reading “SUNDAY SPICE UP: PATRICK VIEW ON SHARING & CARING”

PATRICK VIEW- CIRCLE OF FRIENDS

Talking about circle of friends, i found this quote very inspiring: If someone wants to walk out of your life…. LET THEM GO especially when you have done your best, You have put in your Time, your Energy and have been the best person to them. They say “You don’t know what you have tillContinue reading “PATRICK VIEW- CIRCLE OF FRIENDS”

PATRICK VIEW : MISCONCEPTION ABOUT PRIDE — POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE SIDE

Good morning, everybody! Pride!                         Pride!!                           Pride!!! I feel like this can often conflict with what we are taught in society these days. Society tells us to have pride in our work, pride in our actions, and pride in our nation, pride in our kids, and pride in our achievements. After much reading, I was ableContinue reading “PATRICK VIEW : MISCONCEPTION ABOUT PRIDE — POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE SIDE”

TRUE LIFE CONVERSATION: PAST MEMORIES OF A JEALOUS EX LOVER

      Here goes the memories of an ex-lover who I had total of 7 hours conservation about her past lover who is married to her best friend in the university. This memories was written by her, and she gave me to post for her on my blog, after she read about “MY MEMORIEContinue reading “TRUE LIFE CONVERSATION: PAST MEMORIES OF A JEALOUS EX LOVER”

MY MEMORIES OF LOVE

Have you loved someone even after they became just a memory? Have you ever held on to a memory for too long wishing and hoping? Have you ever found someone you wanted to share your soul with? Tell me, have you ever felt your heart break into a million tiny pieces? That deep ache that justContinue reading “MY MEMORIES OF LOVE”

MY VIEW ABOUT INTEGRITY AND THE PEOPLE AROUND

  What do I really mean by having integrity…that’s the question here. This clearly means what you hold up to. what people around you see you as and your relationship with them,what you are known for,what speaks for you even in your absence, those attribute that just distinguishes you among the crowd. Your integrity isContinue reading “MY VIEW ABOUT INTEGRITY AND THE PEOPLE AROUND”

PATRICK VIEW ABOUT LIVING A VIRTUOUS LIFE

A complete education demands not only training of the intellect/students but also training of the inner mind as well. And this simply means the formation of character is as important as the acquisition of knowledge. Again the intellectual ability, is no proof that we will be able to master the difficulty of life and theContinue reading “PATRICK VIEW ABOUT LIVING A VIRTUOUS LIFE”

SHATTERED FRIENDSHIP/RELATIONSHIP-CAUSES,EFFECTS AND ITS SOLUTIONS

Everything seems to interact in order for them to live with satisfaction, and in this way we create unintentional relationships that may lead to intimate companionship. Likewise, friendship would mean so special to both of you, may all of a sudden turn to nothing and back to strangers again. It is really true that whenContinue reading “SHATTERED FRIENDSHIP/RELATIONSHIP-CAUSES,EFFECTS AND ITS SOLUTIONS”

MY VIEW ON VALENTINE DAY

It is Valentine’s Day once again and it is time to remember not just the ones we love but also the ones who need love. Practically everyone needs our love right now, considering how low you offer such love. Again the question I ask myself this day is “Why wait for one day?” What I doContinue reading “MY VIEW ON VALENTINE DAY”

LESSONS ABOUT LIFE-PATRICK VIEW

I learned something new today. You see, in life, nobody is going to help you, nobody is going to help you do what you love the most and nobody is going to help your dream, your career but yourself. Nobody is going to help your life. But someone will surely help you someday, not everyContinue reading “LESSONS ABOUT LIFE-PATRICK VIEW”

THE CONCEPT OF SPENDING TIME ALONE

Hi peeps,buddies and my fellow bloggers. There have just been a lot of exciting things going on lately in my life, which I will probably share with you guys. Have you ever had one of those days to spend time alone and think about the things in life? Today, I wanted to discuss something that has been onContinue reading “THE CONCEPT OF SPENDING TIME ALONE”

PATRICK VIEW ABOUT TOMORROW

So many things about the human race is that no one knows tomorrow, the future. This reality, many would have changed it, if it were possible. Tomorrow is like a vast area of land with many precious gifts and natural resources waiting to be tapped. Some are very smart enough to know how to approach tomorrowContinue reading “PATRICK VIEW ABOUT TOMORROW”

WHAT DO YOU SEE IN TODAY’S CHURCH

                    Today is another day, very sunny day right now. Its Sunday…I almost forget its Sunday…. I just came out of service thinking of what to write. For Some let go and make friends  and see new outfit, latest fashion, For some let go for goingContinue reading “WHAT DO YOU SEE IN TODAY’S CHURCH”

10 THINGS THAT INSPIRE PATRICK TO WRITE

  When I get asked “What inspires you to write”, I don’t always have a ready answer because inspirations don’t just flow through a single Channel. Inspiration is everywhere! The word itself came from a Latin phrase “inspirare” which means, “to inflame, to blow or to breathe into”. God is the ultimate inspiration and such inspiration thatContinue reading “10 THINGS THAT INSPIRE PATRICK TO WRITE”

PATRICK CONCEPT OF BLESSINGS: SIMPLE WAY TO BLESS OTHERS

  We are blessed to be a blessing to others. Here are some simple ways to challenge yourself to do this: Intentionally bless three people each week through words, gifts, or actions. Be creative. Here are some ideas:   Spend some time with a friend who is having a rough week.   2. Help aContinue reading “PATRICK CONCEPT OF BLESSINGS: SIMPLE WAY TO BLESS OTHERS”

PATRICK CHILDHOOD MEMORIES ABOUT NATURE

  People go through malls to admire the beautiful architecture but on their way, they ignore the beautiful works of nature. See how people flood Dubai to check out a huge aquarium? Nobody notices the Hibiscus, or the little flowers around the environment.   As a child back then i notice the blue and white cloud inContinue reading “PATRICK CHILDHOOD MEMORIES ABOUT NATURE”

LIFE AND THE STRUGGLE

    Every time in life, you have to learn to stand up for yourself. Nobody will finish what you started, except you let them steal it from you. Just be you. Stay strong. Focus, and don’t let nothing hold you down. Don’t believe in the concept of the normal because you see everybody doContinue reading “LIFE AND THE STRUGGLE”

THE 2018 KNOCK

    Today’s write up begins with an illustration… I hope you have the patience to read through till the very end. Kpom Kpom Kpom The 2018 knock continued…………… This WRITE UP “the 2018  knock” goes beyond the ordinary knock we know about. It’s a new year and we get this knock in different areas ofContinue reading “THE 2018 KNOCK”

PATRICK VIEWS ON KARMA

  Karma, Nature’s most consistent employee Karma brings consequences without notifications like Facebook or instagram or whatsapp…lol Kill your conscience, murder happiness, do wickedness and then flee? Within a seconds karma can destroy some fortune and all will be lost. This karma doesn’t let go, run to the mountains or the high seas. Karma watches, Karma sees, Karma’sContinue reading “PATRICK VIEWS ON KARMA”

ENCOUNTER OF A FUNNY ATHEIST

  He is an atheist. He just don’t believe in the existence of a supreme being. He always perplexed when people scream Blood of Jesus hoping for some sort of quick divine intercession to their distress. Much like screaming Barack Obama or Donald Trump when faced with a sudden problem. He returned from work lateContinue reading “ENCOUNTER OF A FUNNY ATHEIST”

A VIEW ON THE ART OF PROCRASTINATION

Procrastination is an Art..Yes it is!! Its the art of doing things which are less important instead of doing things which are more important. Like take an example of right now, as you are reading this blog, isn’t there anything that you are supposed to do instead which is more urgent? But now since yourContinue reading “A VIEW ON THE ART OF PROCRASTINATION”

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Seconds turn in to minutes,Minutes turn into hours, hours in to days, days in to weeks, weeks in to months, months in to year but our conversations never end.  Here’s to another 365 days on non-stop chatter!  On this beautiful occasion let’s share some love and cheer with family and friends!! Happy new year toContinue reading “HAPPY NEW YEAR”

MY REFLECTION ON THIS YEAR 2017

    The year is almost over, what are you grateful for? Here is my reflection (a lesson for me and you) on this year: In life, there is always a lesson somewhere in our mind but we haven’t spare the time to figure that out. In this world, we’re just passing by, it’s onlyContinue reading “MY REFLECTION ON THIS YEAR 2017”

PATRICK VIEW-POSSIBLE THINGS TO DO  TO HELP YOU LET GO

    Letting go by Cambridge dictionary means:to stop thinking about or being angry about the past or something that happy in the past.  Urban dictionary :to let your frustration, anger etc go and not let it stress you out like it has been doing. Letting go means you don’t have to stress over whateverContinue reading “PATRICK VIEW-POSSIBLE THINGS TO DO  TO HELP YOU LET GO”

TRUE LIFE STORY:  THE GIRL WHO ONCE LIVED

Do you ever go through the contacts on your phone and wonder, “I am alone”. Does it ever worry you sometimes that, “what if i died, how fast would people get over me?” “Am i important to anyone?” Has it ever occurred to you, “What if i died right now, would anybody even notice?” Well,Continue reading “TRUE LIFE STORY:  THE GIRL WHO ONCE LIVED”

A CREED FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SUFFERED

I asked God for strength, that I might achieve. I was made weak, that I might learn humbly to obey . . . I asked for health, that I might do greater things. I was given Sickness that I might do better things … I asked for riches, that I might be happy. I wasContinue reading “A CREED FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SUFFERED”