Yesterday, I volunteered to discuss the art of planning with young people in my church at The Pathfinder Church Manchester, UK. I adopted a discussion approach so that the teenagers would create the knowledge by exploring the topic while I guide, facilitate and moderate. We started by defining a plan. They kept piecing up the … Continue reading The art of planning: A discussion with teenagers
by Destiny Chukwuma Ogbonnaya In this contribution, I will attempt to explore how many people may have constructed or construed the concept of time that may be a limiting factor in many areas of their life. In particular, I will focus on the attributes of time including relativity, consumability, inelasticity, measurability, equitability, tradability, eternity, intelligibility … Continue reading The Notion of Time and the Fluidity of the Mind.
I am glad that amidst all chaos and confusions that trailed 2020, we emerged victorious! In 2021, I wish you happiness and fulfillment. Let us all look forward to 2021 with great optimism and hope and work hard on our dreams and aspirations. I believe that our best days are ahead of us and not … Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021
Dear Dr Sunday Adelaja, I have followed your YouTube videos on the Nigerian pastors and the church with serious concerns. I understand that you intend to defend Nigerians from so-called exploitations but there are things you are inadvertently doing wrong. I do not know what your annoyance is but I wonder if you have received the … Continue reading YOUR ADVOCACY STRATEGY ON THE NIGERIAN CHURCH AND PASTORS IS WRONG DR SUNDAY ADELAJA
My mother told me a story sometime ago. She said that a very wealthy man gave the son bible and money for transport as he plans to travel. The son was very angry because he knew that the father had so much wealth that he could spare but chose to give him a common bible. … Continue reading THE GREATEST GIFT
Corruption is an "arrangement" in which the people that have control over prudential nuzzles refuse to close the nozzles through which the resources are wasting because the waste is pouring into their containers. This arrangement requires consistently looking at the wrong places for tools to repair the damage whilst the wastes continue. Also, people that … Continue reading CORRUPTION AS A CULTURAL ARRANGEMENT
The title suggests that it is "papers that get rejected and not the researcher". This highlight is crucial and should be the second mindset needed to reconstruct a rejected paper. By the way the first mindset which suggests that rejection is part of the review process can be found in part 1 ( see http://www.destinychukwuma.com … Continue reading HOW TO RECONSTRUCT A REJECTED RESEARCH PAPER (part 2): why papers get rejected.
The fear of getting rejected by good academic journals is a legitimate fear. This is because you create a chance to get a rejection any time you make a submission. Getting a rejection from an academic journal is not a bad thing but getting a perpetual rejection could be a sign that something fundamental is … Continue reading HOW TO RECONSTRUCT A REJECTED RESEARCH PAPER
Joseph's brothers were certain that if, by any means, they lay hands on the coat of many colours that Jacob gave Joseph, the nuisance he propagates through his vision of his destiny would be over. Favour brings all manners of persecutions and hatred. Let's face it! But then, the grace is not in the dress. … Continue reading IT’S NOT IN THE DRESS