Who shaved Jesus’s beard?

The adorable picture of the full bearded Jesus in my catholic primary school class marvels me a lot and was a source of inspiration, that I once told my friends “if my dad lets his beards be, he’d look like Jesus”. Definitely, I looked forward to growing mine too, resembling the bold, bearded and handsome man in the image, so handsome he is, the Jesus of the Catholics unlike that of RCCG.
Unlike that of RCCG? The general overseer of the largest church in Nigeria, Redeemed Christian church of God was reported to have cautioned his pastors from keeping their beards so as not to resemble the “fellows in Al Qaeda camps”. This words took me by surprise and I wondered if the chief-clergy did not think they might be copying Jesus Christ with the beards, then I remembered I grew up seeing the versions of Jesus without beards and sometimes I ask rhetorically who shaved Jesus’s beards?
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Every time that the sun shines,
It brings out the beauty of the lofty skies.

Any time, the rain spanks,
It makes increase the farmer’s thanks.

A subtle touch to the deadly sick,
Would turn the parasitic monsters weak.

A quick stab in the right vein,
Wouldn’t even make the killing vain.
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Go the extra mile… (COPA-TICHA EXTRA)

This piece is a bonus in addition to the copa-ticha episode 1-10. It is dubbed to reflect that it contains some kinds of “over sabi” though they can go a long way in helping you during and even after service year. Some may even give birth to your personal CDS. I have highlighted and briefed some of this tips under the character they fit into. Read and benefit… Continue reading “Go the extra mile… (COPA-TICHA EXTRA)”

Curb the cubs (Copa-ticha episode 8)

As a copa-ticha, you may be worried about managing the unruly behaviours of students in the classroom. Making them sit-down, keep aside every other thing and pay attention to the lesson. Before you consider “bulala or pankere” (cane in Nigeria local languages), let me give you some tips that might help you in controlling students indiscipline. Continue reading “Curb the cubs (Copa-ticha episode 8)”