For in foundations-deep this bane resides, From it our sight he brewed. A Lion's den, a burning furnace, An affirmation to this infinity I see. With the last of my embryonic fear Shedding in grace's mighty embrace, Like a parting sea, a prodigal racing to his father, I see hope erupting in violent splatters. Nehemiah … Continue reading To the carpenters first son, Hopelessness’ bane
Lazham Gaina Photography I have had a recurring issue, where I would hear a gist/gossip about myself and I would want to go to the gisting bodies and clarify or clear my name. Not only did this not help me in the long run, it also had a way of multiplying the pain I felt … Continue reading An Impromptu note to self
For in menace this abode resides,I have been pulled under once or twiceAs the tide rises. Maybe more or not,For I have lost count. I am above the waters, I like to think,An inch or two, you would find my chin.I sway in uncertain rhythm,As I paddle my limbs and hope not for the waves. … Continue reading On Days Like this…
Father, Have you seen your child? She stands stranded on life's way, Stumbling with dreams too heavy to lift As Asclepius hides his face . Father, Have you seen your child? She sits at Hygieia's gate, Crutched, crouched and cramping Hoping to find her home. Father, Have you seen your child? She sits and waits, … Continue reading Bethesda
I have always enjoyed solitude. Taking long strolls in quiet neighborhoods or just sitting alone and thinking. I love being awake in the darkness dwelling on the peace and quiet the night time brings. My mind is always on an express trip going beyond the present and visible. Often times i'm an emotional mess,I … Continue reading TIME And RHYTHM
During Shiloh 2015 Bishop David Oyedepo told a story of how he was travelling one time with other ministers when suddenly an engine of their plane stopped functioning. He went to check on the pilot and met him tensed and sweating, the pilot told him about the malfunctioning engine. On hearing this, he didn't get … Continue reading Eating In The Midst Of A Storm
Dear God, I'm writing you today because lately I've been feeling pressure from every side. I've been trying to fix a lot of things, Making things make sense. I've been trying so hard God, I know I should be letting go and letting you But deadlines staring me in the face I don't know what … Continue reading Dear God
My street was loud Deafening song ripped through the city block, But God was not in the guitar. Music blasted through, But God was not in the radio Yelling cut the thick air, But God was not in their teaching. Phony laughter shouted through the streets, But God was not in the television. Then I … Continue reading My Soul was quiet
Do you ever wonder Why we have to hurt When we have a God That loves us!!! We love the sound of laughter And the merriment of cheer Maybe: Our hearts would lose their tenderness If we never shed a tear. Maybe: All the pain we are feeling Is just the hurt before the healing … Continue reading Maybe
Jarius little daughter was dead, The Woman had an issue of blood, The Israelites were faced with the red sea, Bartimaeus was blind, Gideon had just 300 against 300,000, The disciples were faced with a storm, 5,000 needed food, Even Jesus was dead and buried... All seemingly hopeless situations. But God stepped into every single … Continue reading Is It Hopeless?
photo credit:VeeWhen we have exhausted all possibilities,remember this-You haven't ---Thomas Edison. I was in church on monday for youth fellowship, the Pastor taught about failure under the topic "Failure is not an option" and I learnt this ... You don't just give up on something because you have tried so many times and it did … Continue reading Is Failure a perception???
The other day I took a stroll with a friend of mine, we came under a tree and sat for a while. We noticed a big insect surrounded by ants, although it was still alive and bigger than the ants, yet they carried it away. It got us thinking, a whole lot of us believers … Continue reading LET’S STUDY