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Spoiling a good thing…

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Haste spoils wonder

My dear friend recently concluded the 40 days beginning of the year fast declared by Daddy Adeboye for the RCCG family. Infact, he missed a day and had to do 2 days extra to compensate. Then at the end of the fast, just at the thought of freedom to eat whatever he wanted, my friend went all out. His pepper threshold is really high so he had several helpings of rice and a rich pepper turkey stew until he was fully satiated and some and then he slept soundly. After all, for the past 42 days he had been fasting. LOL

You know how, when on a long fast, the digestive system shuts down partially or completely and all the energy is redirected. If you have cleaned out well, the stomach and the intestines are clean and require time for the digestive system to prepare itself for food again...

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24 hours ahead…

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Last year I travelled to the UK for my ‘brother’s wedding. I call him a brother because he has been my friend for almost 18 years and truly is a brother.  So you can imagine how excited I was as I made plans to attend from Lagos. Infact, I thought the dates had stuck somewhere in my head.  I arrived the UK a few days before and the night before the wedding, I called and spoke to him and his then fiancée, excitedly saying to them that I would see them the next day which to me was their wedding day.

So it was that I got dressed, bid my friend with whom I stayed good bye, carefully checking and noting my bus numbers.  I boarded the bus and then walked a few metres from the bus stop to the church. When I got there, it was quiet and there was no activity...

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