DON’T BE HELD BACK! 

Hi, i really tried getting a topic for this post but everytime i came up with one, it just didn’t fit  so please bear with me. Trust me, it took alot to write and be willing to share this story but it is my prayer that you are blessed and transformed through the message of this post amen. Plus i have missed you guys too, lets get into it shall we?

Some weeks ago, i got hit by some truth from God and trust me when i say it was exactly what i needed. I claimed for so long that i was over the pain and hurt of loving someone and why it didn’t work out but it was a lie.  I covered it up with being busy and lots of good works and tried all i could to pay no attention to the bleeding on the inside until the heart got worse and turned cancerous. It was so comfortable just liking people and not allowing anyone get too close. I was merely accepting and not so forgiving because when the talk of opening up or anything of that nature came up, i would crawl back into my shell. I hadn’t forgiven with all my heart as i would like to think. I was lowkey becoming my worst nightmare on the inside. People would see me and give remarks like ‘oh she is so kind and easygoing’ but the state of me on the inside was different, i was like the beast in beauty and the beast (a cartoon) hiding way in the dark, you come in and all you see is the beautiful castle but i do everything and anything to get you away from the beast. Today i can speak freely of this because my heart was exposed to me, and i have been selfish, selfishness should not be treated casually, it makes you label certain parts of your life and the amazing thing is you don’t even know. You even begin to label your pain and hurt. You would hear things like “my ex, my heartbreak, my failed marriage” it’s not yours, it happened yes, no arguement in that but don’t let it make you selfish, because  for me, it made me think only about myself and my sanity, and while that too is important, the way i went on about things was clearly unhealthy because i wanted by all means to protect myself and swore to not get hurt again, but that in itself defiled the whole scheme of trusting God and declaring that i give my heart away when all these while, i’ve had it locked away

That’s my own short story, yours may be relative or different but understand that the reason you are still holding on to the hurt and pain is because you are yet to fully understand that your past isn’t who you are, your identity is in your maker and you are all that He says you are, honey you are gold

Thing is, we are broken so we may be made stronger, We can’t be fighting battles we have surrendered to God. Every hurt, each tear is only another step taking you closer to your unending victory, i know how it feels to have expectations of someone or something and be let down, it’s difficult to handle without closure, without the right answers but thats not an excuse to not heal or move on, as i have learnt this season. Give your heart to God freely and let Him do His work through you and He will surely send you someone that will protect that heart and cherish your heart but for now, allow the wounds heal, let go of the past and the pain of the past, don’t live in hatred towards whatever or whoever hurt you, allow the love of God flow freely through you and know that its intentional.

Jesus is our strength and joy, He is the lifter of our countenance. God will not change , He is forever faithful,


GRACE and PEACE 

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FIRST OF ALL,…..


Hello!I know it’s been a minute since we posted on here, mans been busy i guess and i apologise. but hey we are here now so lets get right into it shall we?

I was on phone with a friend a while back and i was  telling him of how i can’t leave people knowing there’s something wrong, i always want to help you know just be there for them atleast and he ofcourse laughed (guys always do this!can i get a witness?)then said something about purposeful living that i really can’t remember at the moment but yeah this really was me just giving you the gist of the  phonecall, lol please stay with me, don’t vex now, not yet lol 

Today i want to answer  questions thats constantly on people’s minds and thats, whats my purpose?how do i find purpose?and the likes.

Purpose…..oh dear purpose is the very thing that causes people to be aware, you just feel a sense of knowing and you question things you’ve done before you got to that point. Well to me, and with the help of the holy spirit i have discovered that:

  • purpose isn’t a vocation or a destination
  • purpose is your life and what you do with it 
  • purpose isn’t a constant variable
  • purpose is continuous, it spans across the whole existence of a being 

Sweetheart there’s nothing like ”oh my purpose is making smoothies” or something silly as that. You can be the best at something but its not the totality of your existence, it is only a pointer to something greater.


Don’t sell yourself short by thinking ”i’m only good for A so i leave DEF for someone else to do. You are to grow into full potential. Turn your bible real quick to Matthew 25:14-30,  its quite a read but the story is a very interesting one and it would help you understand better.
I have a few pointers to purpose, (i can see your face beam on reading this, yes you)so how do i know i’m living a purposeful life?this is how, 

  • purpose glorifies God 
  • purpose is enjoyed by the fulfillee, make no mistake purpose is enjoyable 
  • purpose changes lives. its no longer about you but about people and situations you’ve positively affected 

So when you can check these three off the list you’re good to go bu ultimately, purpose is found in God!I beg you today to submit your life to Jesus,  He leads the way to God and He’s just amazing to have.


As i go off to other things, i suggest you get a book written by my sister, Jesunifemi Ogundipe titled when purpose lives, amazing book trust me(you can always send a mail or leave a comment and i’ll help you get the book if interested) I love you always and thank you for reading this, i really believe that you are being blessed by it.


GRACE and PEACE 

GRATITUDE

PSALM 105: 1-2 

Hello,  HAPPY INDEPENCE NIGERIA(i’m nigerian incase you were wondering lol)God bless Nigeria amen. I have been away for a short while but i am positive i left us in good hands, posts from our features have been totally amazing and life giving and i want to use this time to appreciate every single one. For those of us coming here for the first time, welcome!so nice of you to be here and for our ever supportive audience i say many thanks and welcome.  So today it’s not going to be business as usual, today we are going to be grateful. It sounds rather funny right? I know but often times we take things for granted, we take too much for granted. We are blessed of God and I can tell you personal stories upon stories of God’s love and grace. To even think that people get blessed and lives get changed via this platform is mind-blowing, I don’t know about you but I can’t ever lose my wonder when it comes to God’s goodness. Today I want to challenge you, make a list of ten things you are grateful for,  could be more but ten things and thank God profusely for these things. Does that sound like a plan? Yes? Yes!

I want to add that sometimes you don’t need a reason to be grateful, just breathe and say thank you. I’ll be making my list and thanking God for things.  I pray in the mighty name of Jesus that testimonies will abound and God’s praise will ever be on our lips,  amen

Grace & Peace.