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Thankful

Its been a while since I posted anything… Not for any good reason though… Have been a bit busy but that’s not enough reason not to post. Anywayz, happy new month people…

I am not one of those Happy New Month “texters”or “broacasters” (in fact I get quiet peeved when people send me messages but what can I do; cause am thinking I frigid know it is a new month) but in the last couple of weeks as September approached, I found myself thinking (maybe cause have been home doing nothing, I had so much time to think)… about the past 8 months. What has been and what hasn’t. What I set out to achieve and have achieved and those I haven’t and the list goes on… I kept looking back at how my life has been and how far I have come and all I can just say is thank you Jesus. He has been too faithful.

On one of my reminiscing days, I suddenly remembered a prayer I had raised and in fact COMPLETELY forgot about it… Started the year with something I had hoped to achieve by the end of this month and did pray a particular prayer concerning it and forgot *covering my face*. I kept on processing it but forgot I prayed that particular prayer. Sometimes, about two weeks ago, something happened and I panicked. I def didn’t sleep early that night. As I was praying, that prayer point come to mind and I knew God was just reminding me of His faithfulness cause that prayer was already answered and it was like since He did this, He would definitely complete it…I slept well that night and every night since then.

I set a target for September 2nd on the issue that was going to give me a sleepless night two weeks back and just left it to God. Today September 1st, everything got sorted. Two weeks ago, it didn’t look like it was going to be sorted in a month sef not to talk of within two weeks. One thing I heard for sure that night two weeks back was “All these are your calculations, what of mine? And He has been working according to His timing since I let go.

I also started this year and courting was one of the things off my list of to-do this year. I don’t do new year resolutions but I do give myself a list of set targets for the year. And being in a relationship was not on that list. But God’s ways are past finding out… And for that am grateful, happy *bbm dancing smiley*. And for many more I can’t start to recount.

Still taking a stock of the past months and hoping to make amends for things have missed out on achieving within the set time (with God’s help) because He continues to prove that on my own, I can’t do it.

Not all has been good. Somethings I needed to work on or change have also been on my mind. Things I need to stop doing and by God’s grace, I would… Once again, I can’t achieve that on my own so am handing them over to the one who can help me.

I decided to clean my room today and I was shocked at some of the things I kept. I pride myself in being able to keep things but finding my first year registration form was definitely not one of the things I should be happy I kept. That is what Yorubas call “panti”. Told YB and he replies “I don’t want panti in our house”. I def have trashed all that. And eye-shadow, brushes and other makeup stuff I haven’t used in a long while but would just not trash. Sad to see them go but they were constituting panti in my room. Clothes I haven’t worn in a long while too are gonna find their way to those who need them soonest. I am glad I did this cleaning though my back aches. A word of advise “Never start cleaning without eating a proper meal”. At some point my head was turning. Thankfully, the last 4 hours has been worth it. Off to burn the “burnables”… Trashed the “trashables”.

Do have a great September….And for those who know me, my count down and planning begins… November here I come *wink wink*

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All iz well

If you haven’t watched 3 idiots (idiats), plix go look for it and WASH it… Lol. Seriously, please watch that movie. You would understand how the phrase All iz well came about. It is one Indian movie I would seriously recommend to anybody. And trust me, I have watched a lot, I can’t even remember their titles no longer.

Anywayz, that’s not the essence (per say) of this write-up (so I aint telling you the story, GO WATCH IT). I just wanna ask a question. What is it with us women (and some men) and worrying. I read an article which somehow did relate to Open Heavens topic for today. Don’t get me wrong. I know it isn’t easy not to worry, especially in our world today and I for one am guilty of worrying (at times). It is just that somehow, it is us women who tend to worry more. Guys are usually just relaxed about so many things we worry about.

Agreed. All humans worry, though at various levels, it is still quite amusing that at times what we worry about actually doesn’t make sense. Or at times, it is exactly what we worry about that ends up happening. Take Job as an example. We worry over some issues that we shouldn’t even worry about. We worry about the past (which beats me, though Pastor Adeboye did make a point about why people worry about the past- because they are afraid their past bad actions could have negative consequences on their present and future), the present and the future.

Yes, we have all done things in the past that would most likely have an impact on our present and future but by worrying about what is past, does that change whatever the consequence might be? And I want to believe that whatever the consequence may be sef, if we truly are born again, God would see us through. Might not be easy but He would. Take David as an example. Or Paul.

Also, I tend not to know the difference between thinking about an issue and worrying about an issue. There happens to be a very THIN line between thinking and worrying. There are times I think I was actually thinking about the issue but when I look back I discover I was actually worried.

For us Christians and even everybody, I think the earlier we start learning not to worry about anything and realize that all iz (is) well like Rancho said. No matter what it is. As long as we believe and serve God. All things work together for our good.

Matthew 6:25-32, 34

25Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?

 26Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?

 27Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?

 28And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

 29And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

 30Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?

 31Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?

 32(For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.

 34Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

Like Rancho said and kept saying (while beating his chest) All iz well. You really should hear the story about how that phrase came about

I Want a Guy

Once again, I am experiencing a “writer’s block”. I just don’t have anything to write.

Well, so am reproducing a note my sister put up on facebook which generated 71 comments and 16 likes (and on her blog). Okay, am jealous. Not sure any of my notes have gotten that much comments. Anywayz, hope a guy gets to put up what he wants someday. Would be fun to read the male side to this. Seems like a fairy tale… Some are very realistic and some…. *shrugs* would be nice to have. Wonder if it is possible to have a guy who has most of all these qualities… I know ONE.. Do you?

JUST SO YOU KNOW, THIS IS NOT A LIST…ABEG!!!

 I want a guy…

…who would think I was beautiful, if I dressed trashy it was classy      

…who would move my hair away from my eyes and then kiss me, 

…hold my hand in line at the mall and make all the girls jealous, 

…who’s very smart, intelligent and compassionate

…who would sing to me at random moments

 …who buys me the littlest gifts over every achievement

…who doesn’t feel anyway inferior because of me or what I’ve achieved

…who encourages me to work

…who stands his ground for what is right

…who corrects me so lovingly when I do wrong

…who tells me he’s sorry when he upsets me 

…who’s not egoistic

…who’s ready to drop his pride for the sake of our love

…who is very confident of himself but definitely not proud

…who’s very principled

…who wouldn’t look at any other girl because I’m all he wants

…who would let me sleep on his chest

…who would get mad at someone if they called me ugly or was mean to me,

…who would call me 3 times a day if he went away, 

…who would let me gossip to him and would just smile and agree with everything I said.

…who would get along with all my friends

…who would make fun of me

…who would look me in the eye and tell me something serious that was also funny and makes me promise not to laugh

…who would stop having dogs because i don’t like them

….who’s just like my dad 

…who would make me laugh like no one else could. 

…who I smile about every time I think of him

…who would still want to listen to me even though I sing really off-key

…who, when I’m really sleepy, would wake me up and go with me to vigil

…who goes to church without any coercion because he enjoys worship with other people

…who respects me and is not afraid to show it

…who is not afraid to show his emotions

…who pulls his own weight

…who opens the door for me when we go out

…who listens to everything I say and is very sensitive to what I’ve not said

…who tells me everything that’s going on with him

….who trusts me so much

…who is committed to me

…who tells me exactly where he is at any point in time

…who enjoys reading the Bible with me

…who would never be afraid to say  “I love you” in front of his friends 

…who would count the stars with me at night and make me laugh like no one else could and 

Most importantly, I want someone who would be my best friend and would never break my heart.

[***NB: It’s NOT my list for checking guys out o, its more like fantasy but seriously i want a guy who at least has some of these qualities ***]


Purpose

NB: This is not a book bashing session.

Each and everyone of us was created with a purpose. God made us all for a reason. This fact I know most people know. Another fact is most people don’t know their purpose.

What I don’t understand is why we all turn to book to tell us how to find our purpose in life. “10 ways to discover your purpose in life”, “The Purpose Driven Life”, “Helping you find your purpose” and a very ridiculous one “How to find your purpose in 20 minutes”. You read stuff like:

  1. Take out a blank sheet of paper or open up a word processor where you can type
  2. Write at the top, “What is my true purpose in life?”
  3. Write an answer (any answer) that pops into your head. It doesn’t have to be a complete sentence. A short phrase is fine.
  4. Repeat step 3 until you write the answer that makes you cry. This is your purpose.

Eureka. You have found your purpose.

Am not saying we shouldn’t read books, but when you turn to a book written by an imperfect human being like you on how to find something God has given you.. And I have read some of such books. It is the fact that we are so quick to turn to books and other human beings that baffles me. He who promised to answer us when we ask. Am sure He would answer speedily when we ask Him.. Yes, God does give inspiration to some writers and they write books on such topics but what is better than asking God himself? It doesn’t help matters that some of these writers are as clueless as you are about what their purpose is.

Finding your purpose on earth is the principal thing so one isn’t a weist (waste). Quite a number of people must have heard Chi-gurl’s “song”, Don’t be a weist… Funny as the song might be, if you listen carefully to what she sang, there is something to learn.

And there is only one person to ask what that purpose is; GOD.

So get on your knees and ask and set forth in achieving that purpose.