Tag: grow

I will wait for you

For the past few weeks, much to my chagrin, I’ve found myself in a couple conversations that run along the lines of: Person: Hi! Me: Hey what’s up long time don’t seen! Person: Girl, you nuh married yet? When you planning to tie the knot? Me: *speechlessness* OR¬† Random Person: Girl you so busy chasing…

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First Crushes and Loves

Today, at lunch, a conversation about giving the bird and the bees talk turned into our outrageous actions done in the name of primary school crushes. I found myself fondly remembering my first crush. I was a nine-year old who had just moved to a new area. Moving meant leaving all my friends behind and…

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Let your eagle SOAR!

About a year ago someone hugged me tightly and said, “You know what you remind me of? An eagle! Girl, go forth and whatever you do, spread your wings and soar!” At the time I didn’t think much of it but as I sit back and do some introspection, I can truly say that God…

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Overcoming is Possible!

I still remember my first major habit or should I say addiction. Sucking my fingers! Anywhere I went, I could be seen with my fingers in my mouth. My mother had already moved past the stage where she had threatened, cajoled and expressed despair at this unhealthy habit but I didn’t care one bit. My…

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‚ÄčThere came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. - Anais Nin

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I am THANKFUL

As I knelt praying a few moments ago, I found myself reflecting on how I was almost four years ago and immediately I felt thankful. Sometimes we take the simple things for granted but if we just take a moment to look back… If you would just take a moment to remember where He brought…

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