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My Greatest Fear

Just in case you’re wondering, On a Monday morning, why i am thinking about FEAR? Im all-right, its my constitution, its ‘ALL good’, i’m ‘ALL right’ even when I’m faced with the greatest enemy ever (whatever that is) its how i think;

You say regret, i say ‘lesson learnt albeit the hard way,
You say ‘someone broke your heart’, i say how come you didn’t see it coming(Delusions ofgrandeur preset Schizophrenia)

You say ‘I’m down’, and I’m like ‘great!’ that’s the least you can ever be, you have just one direction to go UP!

You say ‘someone died’ my first thought is i hope he/she was right with God, then their death would be a transition to a better place.

You say I’m hungry, i ask you how hungry? How much can you take? How much fills you up. What is your capacity?

You get my drift? Your view of the world has a great effect on how you live and how the world responds to you i.e. Your Attitude Matters!

So back to Fear, when i think of fear, i see what needs to be done to make sure that thing i fear doesn’t come to pass. By the way, My greatest fear is The Fear Of failure! I fear to fail, because if i fail, destinies of millions will  be affected, my mission and vision gets clearer day by day and its to reach the world with ALL that God has deposited inside me, so i cant afford to fail, its too expensive a thought!
So whenever I’m not afraid about something I’m doing or want to do, then there’s a possibility I’m being over confident and that portends greater danger!

Fear for me isn’t a crippling thought, but rather a logical aid.
So what my fear does to me is to clear my mind, narrow my vision and focus my thoughts on what it
takes to prevent failure from happening, my full intellectual power is released with these in
mind,
1. FIND A SOLUTION!

2. NO EXCUSE IS ACCEPTABLE!
3. YOU CAN DO IT!

With these mantra, i’m not less afraid, i’m just using my fear of failure to ensure my success!

I remember watching Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky Balboa – The Italian Stallion! Part 1-5 with my uncle, you know those DVD collections right, yeah! So in part 5, Stallone was training a young fighter and the guy told him he was afraid, Stallone replied and told him “Fear is like a fire, you can either let it conflagarate and burn you up, or you can direct it to your opponent and use it to burn him up”.

After all the punches, the highs and lows of that movie, that statement stayed with me.
Fear makes me fashion a foolproof plan(if anything like that exists). It also causes me to cling to someone who has more power than i have. Someone who i can have faith in. And that person for me is the Almighty God. Therein i find strength to face my fears and come out victorious.

Word to you is
“LET YOUR FEAR OF FAILURE CHASE YOU IN THE OTHER DIRECTION-TOWARDS SUCCESS!”

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Posted by on August 27, 2012 in Inspiration

 

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By Sight and By Faith

The bible says it unequivocally that as Christians, we are to walk by faith and not by sight, and that is what we should do. But then, the human factor in the equation finds a way of befuddling it all. There are times when following the letter would be your undoing, which would then turn around to challenge your faith. You owe it to yourself to make your Christian journey stress free and one way to do that is to use it all, both faith and sight.

Aside from john 1:1, Hebrews 11:1 is perhaps one of the 5 most popular verses in the bible. Faith is the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen. But in this case, you have to see it to make it work. What is it you may ask? In relationships, you gotta lay your cards on the table or perhaps you are still in the toasting stage, don’t let her say yes before you let her see the real you, before you start opening doors for her, buying flowers, burning scented candles and all that ish. He has to know if you can cook, what your strengths are and your weaknesses should first be clear to you before you lay ‘em on him/her.

I’m a subscriber to the honesty is the best policy slogan and that’s because it works. The less I know about you, is not the better o, if you plan to go the long haul, then you need to bring you’re a-game at all times. Don’t make it a delayed release product. As long as you both are committed to each other, skip the fronting phase and really get to know each other because I have come to observe that the single most important factor in couples longevity and happiness is what they know; about each other, about their kids, about God, about dealing with all the stuff that will certainly come up.

I’m a realist to the core and I’m also a Christian and I know all about God’s direction in choosing a life partner but if you don’t go through the phases and walk through your paces, you will most likely be left with God eventually. Not like that is a bad thing per se, but God gave us brains that we might give Him rest, meaning that many issues can be handled or even prevented without night vigils. Basic knowledge of each other is insufficient. Haven’t you ever seen those old couples in movies, whenever they start down memory lane, the synchrony with which they pick those memories amazes me! These guys know each other mehn. And that is the source of their happiness.

I once got into a discussion on facebook with someone, she believes that nobody should choose a life partner without God and I see her point of view. But I maintain that whether God causes you to sleep and takes a bone out of you to custom make a woman for you, same rules apply. You must follow the process of acceptance, understanding, appreciation and commitment. You can’t accept and understand what you don’t know, neither can you commit to what you don’t know. Once you can go through the stages of the process with this in mind, it might take years for you to get into resonance with that person, but you sure are on the right track.

Getting it right calls for you to be a judge of character as much as you can; so that you can speed up the process. Love is important but it isn’t the most important thing because without these things, your love will be very stressed by the many issues that will come up from time to time. This walk calls for you to use sight along with faith, not faith without visible signs. Bliss unhindered awaits you, don’t keep it waiting.

Don’t get me wrong please, its the combination of it all. Both faith and Sight

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Posted by on July 16, 2012 in Christianity, Inspiration, Maiden, Relationship

 

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The Morning after

ImageCrash landing after a high

Waking up with either a headache or a sigh

Still vivid in your mind

“I did see myself fly”

 

Those moments were heavenly

Timeless pockets of perfection

Nothing else mattered, not even air

I climbed the summit. O! I reached there

I believed all would remain as they were

 

But alas the shock I faced the next morning

A thousand Shards of glass

Poking into me from every direction

A thousand points of light hitting me at once

What was I thinking?

What did I hope to achieve?

 

Burned! By the lure of deception

I thot it was my call to make

To do with my body as I pleased

Little did I know, that I lost control a long time ago

 

And my life was being run by desires; so fickle

Tripping and falling over temptation’s wide spread tentacles

My life was no longer mine

Time and time again, this cycle repeats itself

 

Each morning worse than the last

Like my ‘present’ is no different from my past

Where I stand is obscured at best

I feel like I totally flunked the test

 

 

Here lies the story of Someone’s struggle with a sinful addiction. the recurrence of which is appalling at best. until the realization that the test is your trust in God to save and nothing else. any other struggle would be futile and yielding little or no results. Are you fighting with an addiction or habit that disheartens you every time you slip up? then you need to trust more in God, “Lean on me” He says, “for my strength is made perfect in your weakness”. and in no time the terrible bond will be broken in Jesus Name. 

 
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Posted by on April 7, 2012 in Christianity, Inspiration, Social commentary

 

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Pray for Those in Authority

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By Rev. Lynette Hagin

One thing that has been rolling over in my mind and spirit concerning prayer is the fact that we’ve been instructed to pray for those in authority. First Timothy 2:1 and 2 says, “I exhort

therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made

for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable

life in all godliness and honesty.”

I remember reading this passage several times during the corporate prayer meetings we held

prior to the elections in our country. But it just seems good to read them again. Let’s look at this

passage from The Living Bible, because it makes our instructions even more clear.

1 TIMOTHY 2:1–2 (The Living Bible)

1  Here are my directions. Pray much for others. Plead for God’s mercy upon them. Give

thanks for all He is going to do for them. Praying this way for kings, and all others who are in

authority over us, or in places of high responsibility, so that we can live in peace and quietness

spending our time in godly living and thinking much about the Lord.

2  This is good and pleases God our Savior. For He longs for all to be saved and to understand

this truth.

Verse 1 says to pray for “kings,” but our nation is not a monarchy, so we are to pray for the

President and other government officials. I know many Christians read this passage of Scripture

before the election. Many used it as a basis for praying for the election, for government official

 and for everyone in authority. It is a good thing that we prayed before the election.

We even prayed a lot immediately after the election—praying that the ballots would be counted properly.

But I wonder how many Christians, happy or disappointed about certain election results,

 stopped praying after the election season was over. Even though it is now months after the election,

this is no time to stop praying for our President and for those who are in authority over us.

The Lord has reminded me that we do not need to slack off in our prayers for those who are in

authority. We should pray regularly for each and every elected official on the local, state, and

national levels. We should pray for those in political positions, for our judges, and for our law

enforcement officers.

We all know that every vote counts. And every vote in the Senate and the House of

Representatives counts. A senator or state representative can choose at any moment to change

his or her party affiliation. He or she can choose to vote one way or another on any given piece

of legislation. Each decision made can make a difference in the way our government is run and

can also affect our daily lives. That’s why it’s so important that we continue to pray!

 

 

Someone might say, “Many of our politicians might not even be saved. What good is praying for

them going to do?” But that’s even more reason to pray for them!

I firmly believe that the people in our government are elected in order to represent the people of

this nation. Politicians aren’t supposed to advance their own agenda when it comes to making

policies, but are to represent the will of the people. As voters, we expect our elected officials to

vote certain ways when it comes time to vote. And if we want our elected officials to vote in line

with God’s Word and in line with biblical values, we must pray for them—even after the

elections are over.

I encourage you to continually pray for our President and his Cabinet and for all of our elected

officials. Pray daily that they will make right and godly decisions that will be for our benefit.

According to the Word of God, if we want to lead a quiet and peaceable life, living a lifestyle of

godliness and honesty, it’s imperative we pray for our President and for all those in authority.

 
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Posted by on April 7, 2012 in Maiden

 

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