• Life Lessons

    Terrific Life Principle to Live By

    At the family house last night, devotion was a blessing. I’d share some of the wisdom I gleaned. WWJD: What Would Jesus Do? A commonly asked question when in search of direction, insight or clarity over matters. In fact, a multitude of believers grew up using this question as a model to find answers. The minister explained that to receive insight into what Jesus would do, we have to first understand What Jesus Did while here on earth. This statement, made a resounding sense to me. Because the topic for the week is As He Walked. He being Jesus, our perfect example from the Father. As we focus on Him,…

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    Omolabake Episode 14

    Episode 14 “How is Granny O doing?” Michael stepped out of the bathroom dressed in his flannel pajamas. Gideon lay on the bed facing the ceiling. “Better, I guess. Though the Doctor requested she undergoes a couple of tests” Gideon replied as he pulled the duvet close to his chin. Michael sat on the other side of the bed. “Turns out you got more than you bargained for when you took the job.” “That’s right… I could never have imagined any of these” Gideon said. Michael scoffed, “You know, I’d have thought you crazy if I didn’t believe God speaks, not to talk of leads his children” “Yeah, I know……

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    Omolabake Episode 13

    Episode 13 Morinsola had texted her Pastor’s wife that she needed to meet with her before their usual Thursday fellowship at Maggies. So she had replied that they could meet on Tuesday at her office. They sat in her teal green oval office. “Tell me everything, Sister Morin?” She had recounted the events of Sunday to the woman. “After my secondary school education. I enrolled at a coaching center in preparation of my JAMB exams.” She stood up from the chair. “I was sixteen and a beauty. My mother always said I was a carbon copy of her mother who was an Igbo woman.” “I was the envy of all…

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    Omolabake Episode 9

    Episode 9 “Thank you” Morinsola smiled at the guard who pulled the eatery`s door for her. She scanned the room and sighted the booth where Omolabake sat. Their eyes met. Labake smiled. Morinsola made her way over to the booth. A woman with a bag stopped her in her tracks. “Hello Madam” She looked up to see her Pastor`s wife. “Oh, Good afternoon ma.” After exchanging pleasantries, the woman left with her food packs. “Old friend?” Omolabake asked as Morinsola took her seat, taking a sip of her smoothie “Actually. She is my Pastor`s wife.” “Oh nice” Omolabake wasn’t much of a church person. “So how are you?” She abruptly…

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    Omolabake Episode 5

    Episode 5 Resignation letter in his left hand, Gideon stood in front of the HR’s office. Her secretary had affirmed her presence. He touched the door with his right fist; to knock. For the past four minutes, he couldn’t bring himself to knock. Why? It didn’t seem the right thing to do. He had the nagging feeling he got when he was about to do something wrong. He is hand dropped to his side. He lifted his hand to knock the HR’s office door once more. Deep within him, he knew he was about to make a wrong move. “Good morning Gideon” Morinsola opened the door from inside. He took…

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    Omolabake Episode 4

    CHAPTER 4 “Granny-O, I got the Chili sauce. I am at the corner of the street.” After a pause, she replied “No, I did not forget the baking supplies.” Omolabake ended the call with her Grandmother. Granny was easily one of her best people in the world. With so much love to shower. Her vegetable soups were straight out of no recipe books. At seventy-seven, she still insisted her loaves and pastries had to be home baked. When she wasn’t napping, knitting or playing scrabble with the gardener, they were gisting. Omolabake cooked on weekends. Granny always said, to keep Omolabake’s skills alive. Omolabake noticed the garden trees had been…

  • Life Lessons

    Delay (Life Lessons)

    ​A man and his wife were going on their happy way. All of a sudden wife insists she needs to stops at the market, to pick u a few things. Mr. Husband is super pissed. Of course, every one knows when a woman goes to market to buy a few things, she’d likely return with a polybag and a bagco bag. Well, that is because the market place is her comfort zone. Uncle husband is fuming. “She knows we should head home o, yet she has chosen to delay me. Why is she so not thoughtful of me? Why is she always bothered about herself alone?” They arrive home after…

  • Life Lessons

    Delay (Life Lessons)

    ​A man and his wife were going on their happy way. All of a sudden wife insists she needs to stops at the market, to pick u a few things. Mr. Husband is super pissed. Of course, every one knows when a woman goes to market to buy a few things, she’d likely return with a polybag and a bagco bag. Well, that is because the market place is her comfort zone. Uncle husband is fuming. “She knows we should head home o, yet she has chosen to delay me. Why is she so not thoughtful of me? Why is she always bothered about herself alone?” They arrive home after…

  • Words To Live By

    Grace

    Grace Closer than the very air we breath in… For you are more abundant than the very oxygen that appears to all men. Those who took her in, in full breath are welcomed with zest into Life eternal. They know this, they feel this… They are ordered daily in godliness, uprightness and self controlled living.  What are you waiting for?  Why are you yet to take in this gust of freshness? For grace hands one a new slate… Come then all you who are weak, weary, burdened and tired of the struggles, trying to be accepted for there is a rest for you. The Lord Jesus promises you this today!…

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    Pain

    Pain is rather an inevitable part of life’s processes… What we do with pain is more important than what caused the pain (selah). Though there may be justifiable reasons or not as to why there is a pain in the first place… But many are have turned sadly in to the uncomforting arms of alcohol, sexual-obsession and her numerous siblings, food addiction, drug abuse or worse still a life of denial.  Really, it is important to feel your pain but  not to hold on to it that it becomes a living.  To feel here is to not deny that indeed there is a pain, which is actually the effect of…