“Brothers and sisters, think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many of you were influential, not many were of noble birth. But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world…

AT THE TIP OF YOUR TONGUE: MY PIECE ON EMOTIONAL ABUSE

    First they rob you off your required environment, strip you off your free will, blur your choices and then occupy your thoughts. They take your mind captive and slowly but surely, turn your emotional mirror so that it only reflects what they think of you. You live for their approval and die by…

THE FLIP SIDE OF REALITY: AVOIDING HURT

  “She feared that if she became who she really was; before life happened to her. Before she was forced to create her own narrative for the course of her life, she may not be loved by those she loved the most and it might change life for her as she knew it. She was…

  Sometimes growing means accepting that you won’t always get an apology. You won’t always get the fair end of the stick or your self-acclaimed and well deserved justice. I mean you can move on, apologize on behalf of the offender, and create an excuse for what they did. But to simply accept that you’ll…

RUNNING FROM THE LIGHT|ILLUMINATE

  For the past month now I haven’t blogged. Not particularly because I didn’t have anything to say or have what you would call a “writer’s block”. I just needed to be sure of the source of the words I say or rather write to you. I needed to be sure that I fit and…

  The space between where you are or the beginning of your trails and where you want to be, are the lessons you learn in between                                                          …

The Grace Woman Series

  MOOD: Yes Lord! I finally started this blog with you but the pressure to continually do well and keep up a good front is weighing on me and I’m tired. Like most people today, I’ve been moving with the wind. Just focusing on work and highlighting how tired I was to do what I’ve…

The Beginning

  Grace woman was borne out of a place of sadness and loneliness. I haven’t even gotten to half of this write-up and I’m already in tears. During this period of “loneliness”, I battled with my mind, emotions and spirit. Mind you, I had friends around me but I had never felt so alone in…

Behind The Scenes: You Like What You See?

Who are you when no one is watching? Who do you  become when the windows are shut and you’re all by yourself? Who do you become when you no longer to have to be in character for the people around you? This question tormented me for a very long time especially during my university days….

Show Me Your Friends…

If you’re a typical African especially Nigerian, you would be able to complete the statement in the topic LOL At every stage in our lives, our interests and perspectives on things change. The effect of this change is usually seen in the outcomes of the things and people we involve ourselves with. Now with activities…

Grace Woman Series: The Spirit Transition

  Sitting on my bed wondering what the first post for Grace Woman should be. I’m trying to be led by God as much as possible and not move ahead of myself but I also don’t want to mistake procrastination for patience. So, after praying and seeking God, I finally got the revelation… *moonwalks in…

Hand in Hand with Forgiveness

“You do not have to have a hand in how forgiveness deals with you. You do not have to let your emotions ride the wave of forgiveness just to make yourself feel justified for being a “good” person or otherwise; because, when you truly forgive, the outcome is always positive and the effect is glaring.”…