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HOLD MY HAND- EPISODE 5

Charles typed quickly, his eyes darting from the keyboard to the laptop screen. His wife was distracting him and he felt like pushing her out of the room. She’d slammed the door five times in three minutes, paced the room grumbling the way the muezzin nasally intoned before dusk from the mosque down the street. He stopped working and glanced at the heap of clothes on the bed. Funmi added more...

HOLD MY HAND- EPISODE 4

Funmi swallowed the last piece of grazed ham and pushed her plate aside. ‘I enjoyed this meal. Can we do this again next week?’ Charles laughed. ‘My wife, my wife, you like better thing abeg.’ Funmi wiped her mouth with a white napkin and looked around the restaurant. It was her first time there. ‘I love this place. How did you find it?’ ‘Shola.’ Charles responded. ‘We hung out here with one of...

HOLD MY HAND- EPISODE 3

Charles held a spoonful of rice to his wife’s mouth. She shook her head and gently pushed the spoon away. ‘I don’t want to eat again.’ she rubbed her stomach. ‘My stomach is bloated.’ Charles looked down at the half-filled bowl of jollof rice. ‘Three more spoons and I’ll stop. Please.’ Funmi grumbled. ‘Why are you so stubborn?’ She chewed the rice slowly, frowning when Charles scooped another...

EVERYTHING IS FINE

    EVERYTHING IS FINE 2 KINGS 4: 18-26 NLT. Written by Ife Grace                                                                                                   For several years, a certain woman had been childless. She had lost hope of ever carrying her child in her arms. Soon enough, a prophet shows up and boldly declares to her that she would bear a child by the following year. Did the...

REPRESENTATIVES OF GOD IN THE MARKET PLACE

REPRESENTATIVES OF GOD IN THE MARKET PLACE PROVERBS 6:6-11 (The Passion Translation) Written by Ife Grace Gone are the days when jobs were committed into the hands of men based on their active attendance to church or their commitment to the things of God. It’s really sad to hear people say they can’t trust a christian to carry out top-notch tasks. In fact the moment you refer to yourself as a...

HOLD MY HAND- EPISODE 2

‘Charles, where are you coming from?’ Funmi snapped at her husband as he walked in through the front door. Charles stopped and gave her a long look. ‘You are monitoring me now?’ Funmi’s face went hot. ‘It’s midnight for heaven sake. What responsible married man comes home at this time? I’m asking you again, where are you coming from?’ Charles thrust his hands into his pockets and strut towards...

CONVICTION IS OF THE HEART

Topic: Conviction is by the Spirit Text: Acts 2:37, I Corinthians 2:1-5 Written by Priscilla Oyewole There are times when we misunderstand our role in the divine business of saving souls. We play God sometimes and as a result we do not see the result we desire. We must continually see that our place in drawing men to God is to spread the Good news – the birth, death, burial, resurrection...

HOLD MY HAND- EPISODE 1

Charles glared at his wife from the mirror as he knotted his tie. She was sprawled on the bed fast asleep, her lips slightly parted and her snore reverberating like an old electric saw. She opened her eyes drowsily, shut them and rolled to the other side of the bed. What Charles wanted to do was grab a bottle of cold water and pour it down her face. It was almost 8am. Did she think she was still...

WHY CAN’T I GET RID OF THIS SINFUL HABIT? MONICA WRITES

Last week, I was at your house to see your roommate, Shewa. You were sitting in front of the veranda on a kitchen stool crying. I stopped to ask what the matter was, but I knew it was a wrong time to engage in any discussion with you. I left you alone and went in to see Shewa. I was concerned. It’d be the third time I’d see you crying profusely. There had been other times though where you looked...

HELLO 2021: THE BLOG IS BACK

Our four month break is finally over! Glory! Just like that…we have stepped into January 2021. Wow! I remembered when I announced in August that the blog was closing for the year, January 2021 seemed so far away. Well, here we are. 2020 was an eventful year for me… Oh yes! I stepped into new dimensions. I came into a deeper understanding of God’s love, I was thrown out of my comfort zone...

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