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 

THE RIGHTEOUSNESS HUNT

Hi guys, sure we all are doing great, I have had to procrastinate this post for a while now, but guess what, “you are reading it on your phone already”.
Straight into business, I would love to ask, when you think of Sodom and Gomorrah, what comes to your mind?
God’s wrath and fiery judgment? OR God is out to destroy sinners?

The truth is that God was not all out to judge the people of Sodom and Gomorrah. He was not on a sin hunt. He was, in fact, on a righteousness hunt. SELAH!!

If God was on a sin hunt, He would not have allowed anyone to stop Him. But we know that He let Abraham in on what He was about to do and even allowed Abraham to entreat Him.
Abraham asked God if He would destroy Sodom if He could find 50 righteous people there. God’s reply was, “If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes.” (Genesis 18:26) Abraham then asked God if He would destroy the city if there were only 45…40…30…or 10 righteous. And each time, God’s reply was that He would spare the place for the sake of the righteous.
We all know that Abraham stopped at 10, But I am of the believe that If he had gone down to just one righteous man, God’s reply would have been the same because He was on a righteousness hunt.
Now, if God was not all out to destroy then, how much more today, when God has already judged our sins in the body of His Son? Under a new and better covenant. At the cross, Jesus exhausted all of God’s fiery judgments until there was no more fire of God’s wrath left for us, Guess what he said afterwards “IT is finished”.
Today, God is not judging us for our sins because He has found the righteousness of the one Man—Christ Jesus. So do not let anyone tell you that God judges you for your sins and punishes you with cancer, car accidents, business failures or brokenness. God would be unjust if He punished the same sins twice—in Jesus’ body and then in yours.
Have you ever felt condemned because of the bad thoughts you have had? You could be praying suddenly a dirty thought enters your mind. Actually, it is the devil who puts such thoughts in your mind. Then, he steps back, looks at you and knocks you on the head, saying, “How can you call yourself a Christian and still think such thoughts?”
You see, God wants us to bring “every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ”. Now, we are to focus on Christ’s obedience and not our own obedience!
What is “the obedience of Christ”? It is His obedience at the cross, where “by one Man’s obedience many will be made righteous”. (Romans 5:19) Jesus shed His blood for us at the cross. This means that when our thoughts condemn us, we are to focus our thoughts on Jesus’ obedience at the cross.
Dear friend, the devil can only make inroads into our minds when he gets us to focus on our obedience instead of Christ’s obedience. His strategy is to point us to our obedience or the lack of it to determine our standing before God. But just as our position as sinners is not based on what we do, but what the first Adam did, in the same way, we are forever righteous today not because of what we do, but because of what Christ did on the cross.
So the next time your thoughts seem to condemn you, say; “I am righteous and my righteousness has nothing to do with my obedience. Jesus’ obedience at the cross made me righteous.”
Yes, all God is looking for is a righteous man but guess what, Jesus is that righteous man, so God doesn’t see you, all he sees is Jesus, that is why we pray in the name of Jesus, Remember, “the name of the Lord (Jesus) is a strong tower, the righteous runs into it and they are saved”. Now, for someone to run into something or someplace, that means there is an opening and space for a someone to stay. This same Jesus decided to be our ticket of righteousness into this same name that is a strong tower. Halleluyah!!
Dear Beloved, God is on a righteous hunt and not in search of sinners, And Just like God wouldn’t have destroyed Sodom because of one right standing man (Abraham), God Can not destroy us because of one right standing man (Jesus).
God is so kind that He had to come as a man to Save Mankind
N.B: The gospel is not just good news, it is an almost too good to be true News, i.e E remain small we no for believe am.

Y.B.J
You are LIfted