You are here like you are there Your absence is felt in your presence Your voice as a whisper Fading with the brightness of day As night falls.
It's the season of harvest. The rains have ended. The flowers are in full bloom. Fruits are ripe for plucking. The garden is all colorful. The sheep has brought forth a lamb. The goat, a kid. The cow, a calf. The beautiful young woman, a bouncing baby boy. Everything is ripe and ready. Let the … Continue reading PROPHECY
After service one Sunday morning, the cabinet members held a meeting and the incumbent Shepherd of the Wayside, Pastor Folusho announced to them that Pastor Harrison was the new supervisor and had been appointed to replace Pastor Aderibigbe. The news was welcomed mostly with indifference because most believed it didn’t matter who their supervisor was, … Continue reading CHAPTER 2
'Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power' -Abraham Lincoln CHAPTER 1 “Come now, and let us reason together, says the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as … Continue reading The Wayside Church
We are treasures in earthen vessels We are no mean persons and this is very true Made in the image of God moulded with clay Priceless and invaluable, loaded with greatness We have Immanuel with us and in us We might not look too attractive but we’re loaded Just as diamond is found in dirt … Continue reading Treasure in Earthen Vessels
As far as I’m concerned, these are the most forgiving words ever spoken, “Neither do I condemn thee: go and sin no more (John 8:11).” Jesus knew full well that the woman had committed adultery; He was not unaware of the fact that she had defiled that holy temple when He spoke these words to … Continue reading ANOTHER CHANCE
It could have been me lying dead on the road Without a family to seek me out No friend to give a decent burial And everyone simply shakes their head and passes by It could have been me in prison custody Shackles on my hands and feet Liberty taken away from me Not a single … Continue reading COULD HAVE BEEN ME
Ariike you must be suffering from mental illness And how could you, how could you give my food to the goats? The meal meant for Olowo ori mi How dare you, oh, who taught you? Is it not sufficient that you stole my husband’s love from me? Come out here and let’s iron this out! … Continue reading THE HUSBAND OF TWO WIVES
The Scriptures say, “Many are the thoughts/plans of a man’s heart…” very true, like right now, over ten different thoughts are going through my mind as I write but the question is “Which plan do I work with now? Which one should I discard or put away for a later time?” I’m sure so many … Continue reading ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
So the learned Judge sat looking at the two parties to the lawsuit from the bench. The issue before the Court in this case is that of superiority - which is superior, faith or fear? As learned counsel to the Defendant stood up to canvass his arguments in the case, the Judge listened with utmost … Continue reading FAITH V. FEAR
Create your own opportunities today. Glow so that you and others may walk in your light.
I recently had a discussion with a lady and she made an assertion that got me bewildered; 'church boys are the worse'. Paying close attention as she spoke, I could tell she was probably speaking from her personal experience rather than that of someone close to her, like the countless number of ladies who have … Continue reading BEWARE OF CHURCH BOYS (AND GIRLS TOO)!
“I didn’t even notice the title of the book Kola is reading!” So exclaimed a colleague while laughing out loud and drawing everybody’s attention to a book I was reading to pass time. We were waiting to commence a lecture and I was busy feasting on this book given to me by a … Continue reading Get a Dog; a chat with my friend Jack!
Note: This is my first rant ever. I do not think that it is possible for somebody to be right all the time or good all the time. So, I have decided to allow myself and other people make mistakes. We all are human at the end of the day. Today is one of those … Continue reading MISS GOODY TWO-SHOES
Have you tried to observe a room filled with young to middle-aged people in recent times? A service centre, banking hall, a waiting room, boarding gate, even church? What did you notice? I took it upon myself to conduct a personal survey by observation over the past few weeks and my findings were amazingly consistent … Continue reading MILLENIALS: SO CONNECTED, SO UNINTIMATE
Her phone was ringing again, she ignored the call and continued typing away on her laptop. She needed to finish this report, she thought to herself and got lost in work again. Gina was a workaholic though she hated being called that. She didn’t think the word workaholic aptly described her because she played as … Continue reading Religion v. Irreligion 2
I have nursed the idea of writing a post about myself for a while but then I was not sure whether I really wanted to be known and I thought it was vain to put up a post about myself but then I have decided to give it a try by making it close-to-home and down-to-earth … Continue reading Personality Post