Life, The Bigger Learning Ground.

Being a Nigerian, the need to study within the educational system has never been up for discussion. It is an unspoken religion in my family. In fact, the damaging repercussion that would engulf one’s entire existence if ever they were to suggest to their Nigerian parents - ‘I do NOT want to go to University’ [...]

There Is Always a Conversation!

I find it hard to escape my thoughts. There always seem to be some form of conversation going on and it irritates me. Sometimes I catch myself catching myself in my stream of thinking and it frustrates me. I spend so much time in my head that nothing ever just happens to me. I have [...]

Discount. Discount. Discount.

“In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation, [that is, the atoning sacrifice, and the satisfying offering] for our sins [fulfilling God’s requirement for justice against sin and placating His wrath].” – 1 John 4:10 Funny enough this verse had me [...]

The Answer Is Closer Than You Think.

There is a Yorùbá adage which says “ohun ti a nwa lo si Sokoto waa l'abe sokoto ". This adage simply means “what we are travelling to Sokoto (a northern city in Nigeria) to get is inside the pocket of our trousers”.  Quoted by my Pastor to further emphasise his teaching which he titled ‘there is [...]

SPARK THE STAND. SPEAK THE STAND.

When God chose Moses as His vessel in liberating the Israelites from the wicked hands of King Pharaoh of Egypt, His very intention for them was of good; so much so that the nation of Israel was called the vineyard of the Lord of Heaven’s Armies and the people of Judah, His pleasant garden (Isaiah [...]

Longing for a Beautiful Place of Worship.

Wheeyy-heeeyy!!!! My very first cheeky weekly fav of 2017. I have been longing to get back into that beautiful place of worship with God. I stumbled on the beautiful sound of Elevation Worship. Elevation Worship is formed of worshippers from Elevation Church based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Pastored by Stephen Furtick. I would describe pastor Stephen [...]

An Open Letter to God the Holy Spirit.

Dear Holy Spirit, I am sorry, that I’ve always thought you to be somewhat of a mere messenger, who wears the phrase ‘speak only when told to speak’ so well. In all the doctrines and understanding I have acquired and accumulated, I have always thought of you as the lesser one in the Trinity. Sometimes, [...]