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THE LORD’S PRAYER: MY LIFE AS A CHRISTIAN- Ifunanya Nweke

THE LORD’S PRAYER: MY LIFE AS A CHRISTIAN- Ifunanya Nweke

"...Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven"

These are words that are etched into my spirit. In every waking moment, my deepest desire is to be in alignment with God's will for my life -- from my career moves, even down to the color of shoes I chose to wear next Wednesday; my relationship with God has grown such that He is my best friend and I endeavor to make no decision without Him and make every decision with His input. Of course this wasn't always so. Although I'm just 26 years old I feel like...


Go With the Flow

Go With the Flow

Shorts and a t-shirt may be the official summer staple but this outfit puts an African twist on the concept.  Being in Americana day in day out can be draining but it's possible to not lose yourself under the pressure of assimilation  Mixing cultures should blend and flow instead of battling each other out. 

 

Something I love about my line is the versatility of it all.  Women are busy wearing many different hats in a day, we need our wardrobe to keep up with said hats.  As someone who suffers from chronic lateness it is extremely important for me to utilize all the time I don't have to get myself out the door.   

 

Because I'm so busy...


Pride in the Struggle

Pride in the Struggle

In creating O-Mara the main goal was for people to wear pride everyday.  When looking at what pride means it's easy to forget that it came with a lot of baggage filled with stones.  it's tougher to imagine the setbacks yet alone go through it.  Kind of like how using the hashtag #grind is fun until one actually has to #grind then the #grind gets #real.  

There is pride in setbacks though.  Especially when it's thrust at you making you re-examine everything and shift focus.  Being forced to deal with a scenario you didn't...


Printed People

Printed People

It makes me chuckle to see people wearing dashiki’s to every single African event.  Understandably when one doesn’t know too much about a culture they’re quick to grasp onto any straw they can.  However, a chuckle can quickly become an eye roll after the hundredth dashiki shows up to yet another African party that’s meant to be formal for a couple of reasons.  One being a dashiki is like wearing a shirt, don’t come to my wedding in a dashiki, it's a formal event.  The other being lack of originality.  

Different countries have different patterns they’re...