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Make that call!!!

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When we were kids, we had a PABX line. This meant that we had access to all our immediate neighbours via the line but we had to call the switchboard to make external calls to NITEL lines and they billed our home monthly.

Sometimes, an operator called in sick and just a few were left to man the desk so you could call over and over before you reached an operator. Sometimes, it was a grouchy operator took our calls and at other times, it was almost lunch time or close of their shift. Anyway, we quickly learned that the operator’s mood impacted how quickly our calls were transferred to the main switchboard even if the lines were free. It was obvious from how quickly our mum’s calls were made sometimes relative to ours that who we were also mattered...

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Daddy Advantage

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Mr Asemota had two daughters, Esosa and Eghosa. He loved them both very much, especially because his wife had died when they were very young so his life revolved around them. Whatever they wanted, he gave, all they had to do was ask. He ensured they were disciplined though and He made time for them. Everyone knew how special his daughters were to him, his PA, staff and business partners all knew his standing instruction. For him, family came first, no matter how busy or high profile the meeting was, a call from either of the girls was a priority. Mr. Asemota would take their calls wherever in the world he was.  He had built an amazing business over the years and with the help of friends and family, had raised his two lovely daughters very well...

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Mary & Martha

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Mary and Martha

I have addressed the story of Mary and Martha before, see it  here One Thing..,  today however, I’m taking another perspective. We are going deeper. Someone say ‘deeper’. Okay, now I am sure that we are all here. :-)

First mention we have of Mary and Martha of Bethany and their brother Lazarus is in Luke 10.The bible records they were Jesus’ friends and he was visiting their home. Whilst Martha was busy making sure supper was ready, Mary sat at Jesus’ feet listening to him and learning about him.

We often flip this story when we share about ‘ONE THING being needful,’ and more often than not, people come away thinking that relationship/intimacy with Christ such as Mary had is mutually exclusive to service which Martha showed.

Now, truly, does one ever have guests and not provide for t...

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I lied…

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I lied

Sometime ago, I was in a meeting, somewhat of a negotiation type, it was going so well and somewhere towards the end of the conversation, I told a lie. It didn’t start out as a blatant lie; it was a misstatement and I could tell from the way the other party to the conversation understood and responded that it was a lie. At that point, I could feel the Holy Spirit nudging me to correct the misstatement but I just didn’t at the time. Delayed obedience is same as disobedience, so I  was disobeying in addition to telling a lie.  I headed home. On my way home, I thought to place a call to address it but it was quite late at the time.

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My heart was so heavy, why did I tell that lie? Yes it appeared to give me a little advantage but it was a lie regardless making me lose my peace...

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A Perfect Love Story

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The scent of soft lavender floated into the room as the door creaked open, she didn’t need to hear the soft voice to know it was her Mum.  “Where is my beautiful bride to be?” Mum asked. Ifueko smiled.  Shifting from the yoga position she had taken on her bed, eyes fixed on her Mum’s deep smile, high cheekbones and honey brown eyes. As she looked beyond her eyes into her Mum’s beautiful soul, her mind went on a journey, a long journey.

Ifueko was the second of two children; her elder brother’s name was Osahon.  Her Mum was a primary school teacher and her Dad a university lecturer, life for Ifueko was stable and sweet. She was closest to her Dad...

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Do You Qualify?

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do you qualify

Hello dear reader, some months ago, my boss at work shared this piece with me.

I thought to share…Enjoy!

DO YOU QUALIFY?

Do you qualify to be the man I need you to be?

Will you be able to recognise the things you need to see?

Will you be able to understand, that I’m a good woman and in my life I need a good man

Do you qualify?

Do you qualify to fertilize my unproduced seeds?

Can you put me in my place if you see I am slipping?

Can you talk to me, wholeheartedly, not constantly tripping?

Do you qualify?

 

Do you qualify to be called all mine?

Can you leave the other women and temptations behind?

Can you come to me with your problems and not wait until it is too late?

Can you stand up and admit if you made a mistake?

Do you qualify?

 

Do you qualify to be the honest ebony man I w...

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