THE SOJOURN – From the Earth to the Paradise Gate A Memoir of Kofi Adam By Yemi Bankole in epub
To start a race is easy, but to finish it is challenging. And it is of no use starting a course we are not determined to finish. The experiences of certain heroes have revealed that getting to the finishing point of our high calling will not be a mere free ride. Here is a compelling read to prove this beyond a mere theological treatise.
A well-crafted exposition, The Sojourn is an account of a black traveler, Kofi Adams, who stepped out one great afternoon in autumn to search for Paradise not minding critics, arguments and the general view that travel narrows the mind and the belief of some that Paradise was lost.
While his account touches upon all kinds of people, beliefs, reasons and philosophy, the question is did he find Paradise at the end of it all or all search only equated running a fool’s errand – a figment of imagination, fantasy and illusion – if you like?