The Christmas Stench: M.S. French – #In14Ways #MercyfulGrace #Interview

https://MercyfulGrace.blog – Michael Stanley French

A friend of mine introduced me to this young; bright new writer, to interview. It was a breath of fresh air. Read the interview below.

1. What’s your name

My name is Michael Stanley French, but my pen name is M.S. French.
2. What do you do

I’ve been coming up with stories for years, but only recently managed to turn one into a physical book. I can now say that I write children’s literature.

3. What’s your book about
‘The Christmas Stench!’ is about a little boy called Leo. After a day outside with his friends, he runs home so that he won’t be late for dinner. However, when he gets home, he begins to smell something quite unpleasant. So decides that it’s his duty to investigate his family in order to find the source of the stench.
4. Is it your first book

Yes. With ‘The Christmas Stench!’ being my first book, I’m very proud of the way it turned out and I think I’ve even surprised some people.
5. What inspired your book

Although I drew a thumbnail for the cover over a year ago, I can’t exactly explain where the idea came from. But the essence of the book is about self reflection and being cautious before jumping to conclusions.

6. Who are your mentors

With the difficulty of being supported by established publishers in London, I didn’t really feel like I had any direct mentors as such. But I did draw a lot of inspiration from the writing style of Dr. Seuss. Taking time to study his writing, helped me a lot.

7. Where would you like to be in future

I don’t really like to pay so much attention to the future, but I do have ambitions. For example, being able to comfortably live off my career as an Author/ illustrator, would be a dream come true.

8. What are your views on white privilege?

I believe it exists, but I don’t believe I’m a part of the problem and I wouldn’t like the idea of anyone being “a part of the problem”, just because they are white.

In general, I’ve had an incredibly good upbringing, but my family was often only scraping by. When it concerns money, I don’t believe it should determine the joy experienced in life. But of course, there should be set standards of living for all people.
I think much of the world is becoming pulled under because so many believe that fame and fortune is a pinnacle that will solve their problems.

Taking care to look after ones heart and morals, is far more important in my opinion.

But ultimately, the world might well be improved, if more money is distributed fairly. But on the other hand, hard work is a part of the equation.

It’s so easy to get all kinds of demands and believe we’re entitled to a life of luxury. The truth is, that many of us, already do live a life of luxury. The ones that lack basic necessities, such as food, clean water and healthcare, etc.

These are the people who lack. For those in the middle, maybe if we looked more at the ones who are truly poor (economically), we’d feel slightly more blessed in our circumstances.

The rich and famous come and go, but that’s a life that few will know.

9. Your celebrity secret crush?


My celebrity crush(es) can be found in the original seasons of Gilmore Girls. I’ll let you guess who it is.

10. How would you describe your life

If I was to describe my life, it might be; 2 choices, 1 decision. For me, if there are more than 2 choices, I’m lucky and shouldn’t be too worried about which one I pick.
11. Is there room for world peace and how

Sadly, I don’t believe there isn’t room for world peace. At least not now. But I believe it’s possible. Although, it would take the majority of the world to achieve it. The ‘How’ part is tricky.
12. Who or what annoys you most

I don’t so easily get annoyed… but I’m pretty sick of instagram “comedy” and the like. Why or how is rape, harassment and trashy flaunting of wealth, seen as funny and pretty much celebrated?

13. Best advice you were given
“If you have one foot in the past and one foot in the future, you’re pissing on the present.” -As heard from Katya Zamolodchikova in UNHhhh

14. Say 3 good things about love and what it means to you
Love is more an action, than a feeling. Because sometimes, an action that is done out of love for someone you care about, isn’t always something that you feel like doing.

Love is easier to receive than to give. But if you want to receive true love, you’ll have to give it first.
Do what you love, but not whatever you want. Careless acts can come out as blind hate.

The End

M.S. French you are a star. Don’t stop. Keep shinning ..’

Book is available on amazon and via his website – http://www.msfrenchbooks.com

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Sold out to #love: #BethDitto – #In14Ways #Aremuorin #MercyfulGrace

Beth Ditto & Aremuorin – https://MercyfulGrace.blog

Dear Religion

Beth Ditto, a music celebrity; does not believe in God. Maybe, your hate is to blame. Perhaps learn more about the nature of Jesus who reveals God humanely; then she’d understand.

Religious people love their dogma. Like I say innumerable times.

I don’t need the Pope to find God ..’ – Anthony Everest

Leave me out of your dogma! Religious communities are some of the most hateful, intolerant, self righteous, deluded & judgmental humans in the world. It’s insidious.

Beth Ditto & Aremuorin https://MercyfulGrace.blog

A total slant to what Jesus was about.

For crying out loud his Nan was a whore and his best friend was a whore. What part of that don’t you compute?

Heaven will be sparse and tears will fill up the road to hell – for some of those religious occults and their dogmas.

God is not religion. God is love. There is nothing above love ..’

#SoldOutToLove

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Memoirs of #Panache Awards- Selfie Moments – #In14Ways #Aremuorin #PGEAwardsUK

Never Around Live by Writer / Musician @Aremuorin @ Panache Awards.

Where’s the gym. I think I ate too much. Could barely move !!! I love my song thou ..’ 🇳🇬😍🙍🏾‍♂😂🤣🙈 🇬🇧

Thank you #DoyinOla for the recording footage xx 😍😍😍. Thanks to the Panache Award Team. Great Job !!!

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Use yours meds too even if you #pray – #MentalHealth #MercyfulGrace #In14Ways

This is succinctly apt. Why?

Often, Messianic ritualists forget; He Himself, God, made herbs to edify our bodies.

Then only can we accend and glorify him soulfully; in our consciousness, in spiritual terms. Mind, body and soul.

So many mind games get played by people who dont care for your soul anyway.

So why adhere to religious charlatans who only want to fleece you out of your worldly goods and possessions ..’

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Just before hitting the stage to perform #NeverAroundEp @BBI_UK awards; was talking about #Windrush & #Mentalhealth with @ppvernon #EMAAwards at the Hilton in London!

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Aremuorin performing #NeverAroundEp live @bbi_UK Awards – #In14Ways #AnthonyEverestMusic
Meds can be a variety of things from homeopathic to psychological or nutritional supplements sourced naturally or scientifically. Consult your licenced clinician or someone you trust with a track record of positive results on your situation ..’

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The Dog Who Saved Her

I pray I have folks like this dog in my life ..’ Amen 😶😶😶

I know humans who don’t have a tenth of this compassion, masquerading as having our best intentions; meanwhile they are busy orchestrating #manipulation.

I see you in every frame. Not my portion. Not my vibration. I plead the blood of Yeshua ..’ – #In14ways

Above the love of God there is no other. Jokes aside. Watch the footage here

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Labake In 14 Ways ..’ – #MeryfulGrace

Met up with Actress & Producer Labake in London for a quick interview. She did not waste time with her answers. Made one more curious of what she had up her sleeves proverbially. She is quite shy off camera. This makes her endearing to fans.

Straight off the world premier of Sista Sista, we conversed like old pals. Love her but she suffers no fools. So tread carefully. In a world of sharks creatives like Làbáké are rear ..’

Here is the interview:

1. Who is Labake

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I’m a fun loving, life loving, girl next door…always happy to learn new things .. an explorer if you like .

2. What is the source to all this strength
Family is key obviously, but the recorded successes in the Nigerian movie industry, is the force that strengthens me and inspire me.

3. Why now

lt is time…Besides the industry needs me and I’m ready to go full throttle now.

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4. Where did you train
university of ABUJA… Nigeria. Where l bagged a bachelor of arts degree in theatre arts.

5. Who were your inspirers

Hollywood stars: Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington and Nigeria’s Patience Uzokwu
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6. What’s the most challenging part of
SISTASISTA

Filming in minus zero degree weather in the Uk… but then again it’s part of the job.

https://youtu.be/0BxjUSit4ss
7. Next project?

l have scripts I’ve been going through….so please watch this space.

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8. How does Faith play out in showbiz for you

Asides from me being avery religious person ..I strongly believe faith brought me back to my comfort zone which is ACTING fourteen years long

9. Best kept secret

l’m naturally a shy person outside but behind the camera for whatever reason I feel extremely comfortable and in my element.

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10. 3 bad habits you want to curb

late night eating, serial shopper,??

11. Fav celebrity crush

if I was searching I would crush on Kalu Ikeagwu.

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12. Best get away
It has to be DUBAI

13. Your last Aha moment

the positive feed backs I got from the movie: SISTA SISTA
14 Say a prayer for humanity

I want peace in the world. Love all ALL… hate NONE

End of interview.

Thanks for the interview. You slay. Don’t stop. God bless you !!!!
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My response to Dr Oba Laaro on Women – #In14ways #MercyfulGrace #Aremuorin

I beg to disagree on technicality.

Who has time to write a long essay? So, let’s just play nice and agree to disagree.

I could start with the woman who cooked her two children alive in an oven then called 911 and blamed her house help who was not even there. Fact !!!

Or the woman who accepted money from her sons to have sex & impregnate her daughter (their own younger sister) twice – before she was a teen.

Seriously, let’s not start this. Shall we just have a nice day.

That’s just scratching the surface of women. Women are the deadliest of the human species and that’s a well known adage told ..’

At the end of the day – all humans are capable of despicable evils ..’

Experience is the best teacher. It comes quicker to others than others!

What has biology got to do with maternal or paternal instincts?

Gay parents can raise or foster children just as good if not better from a place of inner strength and resilience.

Here is the Original Post:

Authored by Dr. Oba Laaro, Mass Comm. Dept., Unilorin. THE SECRET OF WOMAN CREATION..

A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

I have always been intrigued by the character of women…

How most of us men underestimate their power, strength and resourcefulness..

Understand me here, not all females are women but all women are females…

This is for women, not females…

These wonderful creatures of the Most High are indispensable…

We, men, cannot operate or function perfectly without them…

No man, except Adam, came to this world but through a woman…

Only a woman can give birth to a child. There is no dispute over that….

Science has evolved by bounds and leaps over the course of time but it has not crossed this particular hurdle…

The saying that behind or beside every successful man there is a woman comes to mind here…

Every man who has scaled the walls of success has had a woman helping him from behind the scenes…

There is always a woman somewhere praying for, crying for or because of, hustling on behalf of, wishing well or missing a man…

There is no man out there that is not loved, prayed for or cared for by at least one woman…

Even if the whole world hates a man, he can be assured of his mother’s love…

Women are mentally stronger than men by far… I decoded this long time ago…

A woman can go through forty heartbreaks in a lifetime and not only survive but stay hopeful of a perfect forty one…

A man hardly survives one…

A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars….

If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman…

Women have to constantly deal with a lot of issues emotionally, physically and spiritually…

Still they handle them with class and ease…

The things women deal with on a daily basis are things that require divine wisdom and strength..

From menstrual pains, in-laws, pregnancy, childbirth, taking care of the home/kids, diaper changes, sleepless nights after childbirth, breastfeeding, post natal blues to early morning indomie and school runs…

Only a woman hears a child’s cry and knows exactly what the child wants…

A woman is the ultimate multi-tasker; she can do five different things at the same time and she’ll still be sane enough to handle her responsibility as a wife, mother, sister, daughter and career woman…

Most times she is the first to wake up and the last to go to bed…

A woman’s heart is a deep ocean of secrets…

She may stay in a marriage simply to please her family, custom or tradition for sixty years without ever showing remorse…

A man can hardly survive sixty minutes without contemplating an exit covertly or otherwise…

Only a woman cries herself to sleep at night then embraces her kids in the morning with a hug and a smile..

A woman carries the burden of family without expectation that someone will feel her pain or cry her tears…

We men are spoiled by women and we take that for granted…

There is hardly a time a man is not loved genuinely by a woman…it’s always your mother, your wife, sisters or daughters…

There are times that men ONLY love themselves…

I can go on and on and on….

So if you are reading this, wherever you are, stop whatever you are doing…

Visit or call the women in your life and tell them how appreciative you are of all the things they do…and how sorry you are…and mean it.

Start with your mother, if she’s still alive. And if she’s not, pray for her until the day you die…

I hope that my daughters grow up empowered and never define themselves by the way they look but by qualities that make them intelligent,
strong, caring and responsible women.

To all the women in the house, I appreciate you all!

the end.

To conclude. What would man do when we get to places that Adam has never been? Or even Eve.

By Aremuorin

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