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FIGHTING TEMPTATIONS: A SHORT STORY

Bunmi slid her hand down to my chest but just before it reached my thigh, I grabbed her hand and pushed it away. She hissed and cat-walked to her seat. It took several seconds to stop the effect that touch had on me. My body shook with physical desire. Bunmi was an attractive young woman …

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BROTHER JOSHUA IS STALKING ME

 I was washing my clothes at the back of the hostel when I heard some sisters from my fellowship talking about a brother. His name is Joshua. I was in 400level when Joshua got admission into my school. We lived in the same area in Lagos and his mother had assigned me the duty of …

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DEAR BISOLA

Dear Bisola, I miss you. Right now, I’m on my bed thinking of you and wondering when you’ll return from your trip to Kunshawa. It’s been five days since I heard your sweet voice. Fine, I know you told me to expect a break in communication but I can’t imagine I’ll not be able to …

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A PARTNER THAT CHASES AFTER GOD

Towards the end of last year, I was confused about a certain area of my life’s purpose. I knew what God wanted me to do with my life but I was stuck somewhere in the middle. For days, I prayed for clarity and sought God’s direction. Everything seemed blurred. You remember how Jesus touched the …

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Christian living

BUT THE PLAYBOY IS NOW BORN-AGAIN

Written by: Ife Grace. When Bola got out of the conference room at about 3p.m, her stomach was rumbling. She had only taken a cup of coffee since morning and even though she had a pack of sandwich in her bag, what she wanted was some real food.  She dropped her laptop on her table …

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SOMETHING IS BURNING O!

It happened at our annual singles summit. I was sitting on the third row sad that the worship session had ended so quickly when Pastor Henry smiled and said; ‘Shake the hands of three persons and welcome them to the house of God.’ That was when I saw her. Nike. Our eyes met and then …

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CAN A BELIEVER FIND A LIFE PARTNER ON SOCIAL MEDIA?

At the moment I’m reading Francine Rivers latest book, ‘The Masterpiece.’ This is the second time I’ll be reading it and this time, I noticed some details I missed out at the first. Anyway, I got to this part where the friends of the main character, Grace, registered her on a christian dating site without …

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TO LOVE AND TO HOLD

I returned from the market tired and worn out. Thank God my husband was home. He met me at the door and took the sacks from my hands to the kitchen where we began to offload the things I had bought. ‘Imagine, I bought the onions for 2k.’ My huband’s eyes widened. ‘You don’t mean …

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A LESSON ON HOW GOD SPEAKS TO US

Many years ago, I wished a Pastor somewhere could just tell me exactly what decisions to make or what I was called to do with my life. Something like, ‘Thus saith the Lord, ife-grace, you are going to become an entrepreneur’ or ‘you will go into full time ministry reaching young adults for Christ’ or …

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