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Daily Prompt: Retreat

 

IT IS TIME TO LOOK BACK

It has been a really busy year for me.

Looking back from the beginning of this year i realize i started the year excited, hopeful, expecting, anticipating and all. As January ended my i was discouraged and down as things did not work out as i expected it to work out.Then came February, March and June and things started working out well and even better than expected. In those few months i thought….

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RETREAT

Hey 🙂 life is good when you’re with God cause he got your back. Then came July the long awaited  month, lol … this was the month i was going to go for service FINALLY, though the excitement had long waned i still had to go so i went

The camping experience was wonderful and i enjoyed it, but it was soon over before i blinked my eyes and i was posted to my place of primary assignment. With each passing day i learnt a new thing, my wisdom boat expanded and the pains and troubles i encountered only stayed to re-shape and mold me re-branding me into a STRONGER individual.

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HAVING FUN WITH FRIENDS

In the few months past i met great minds that contributed to my development and i am for ever grateful to them. No matter how little their contribution maybe  i am grateful.

In all i am grateful to God for his love and presence, though sometimes it felt distance but i know in those moment of silence he was teaching me to learn to listen to him no matter how crowded my head or environment was. It was your arms that shielded me from the devourer and his armies.

via Daily Prompt: Retreat

Sitting now to recount how my year has been so for, i have come to know that within this past one year i have grown a great deal. I have added years and knowledge that i couldn’t acquire in 4 years . I have learnt new things and today i stand tall to say i am wiser and more knowledgeable than i have been  in all my years since i reached the age of accountability.

 

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Align yourself to God’s purpose.

Waking up this beautiful Sunday morning I thanked God for it and was glad to take on the day’s activities. I hurried to prepare food so my family would eat when they come back from church and all of a sudden i felt the urge to stay back after everyone had left for church. I struggled with the urge and told myself maybe i should go late instead of staying back completely.

I guess the devil was listening,  so I overcomed my feelings and hurried out the door to Church.
Normally I hate being the last person to leave  the house so i don’t lock the doors, ( i don’t know why but i hate locking doors- I find it tiring ) but unfortunately i was the last to leave the house.

In my hurry i locked all the doors inside and the last door which was the front door was left.

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After i had locked the door i tried to pull the key out i couldn’t pull it out
( FYI : I pulled the key out from inside the house and brought it out to lock the door ) i tried doing that for over ten minutes but i couldn’t pull this key from the door and I told myself that this was the devil’s strategy of delaying me. I ran to my cousins house and asked him to come help me with the door and he looked at me and said do you think i have the strength to get the key out? I told him i don’t think it needs strength.

Coming over the house he just turned the key and within a few seconds pulled it out. I was amazed and asked him how he did it, he told me the key just needs to lie flat. I struggled cause i made  the key to lie straight thinking i  was right and  I struggled with it for so
long.

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Look again don’t you think you’re putting the key wrongly? I know that’s how you see others put it, yes that’s how you use to put it before and the door opens up for you. Now that isn’t working it’s time for you to try a new method, a new and perfect way this way is Jesus. Other means had worked for you before, all this while the right and best means laid still waiting for you to come through it but you preferred the short cut.

Struggling with God’s methods would get you no where align your life to his  purpose and the your doors would open smoothly.

The best solution is to ask He has given us an open check all you need to do is to write what you need. He is willing to guide you through life’s journey, through the pain, loss etc. No luxury is promised but his ever abiding presence guiding you every where and at the  end of the day a Hope of everlasting life ( eternal life ) all you need to do is let him help you and see how  perfect your life would  be,  don’t get glued to your opinions thinking they’re the best open up to him and you’ll be surprised at the out come.

Have a great week God bless you.

@ princessofcreation1

He loves you to the moon and beyond the earth.

As a young girl who loves her independence, but still living under her parent I expect and believe my parents should know what I want, when I want it and how much it should be. I failed to understand that yeah they’re my parents but they’ve got other thinks to think about and if I need anything I must ask before they know what I want.

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“But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, then; you are of more value than many sparrows.” – Matt 10 : 30 -31.

Living on earth we definitely encounter issues that’ll sway us, making us wonder if God is really there for us, if he even exist at all. We look around us and ask the question WHY? But it seems like no one is out there listening.

The word of God is our reassuring hope, which reminds of the heavenly father that Care’s for us and knows our needs no matter how personal it is. Unlike our earthly parents and relation. He knows when we need them and what time our needs and want would be useful to us. He cares for us that’s why he shows it in all the plan he’s got for us.

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How beautiful they look! 🙂

You ask me, how do you know he cares? I know cause if I had an only child and I loved that child so so much I wouldn’t kill him for anyone’s sake no matter how special. God did otherwise, he sent his only “Begotten” Son Jesus Christ cause you are special to him. This son came and was  beaten and wounded  by us humans. Meanwhile his coming was to save us, we pierced him, spat on him, tore his precious cloth ( I wonder how much his garment worth for them to share it among themselves – just thinking ) eh eh we made a mess of one’s only son whom he loved. How terrible!!!

Yet still he loved us more. He’s ready to give us all we ask and all we want but we refuse to acknowledge him, we keep nailing his son back at the cross, spitting on him, and denying his power by our actions, our words, our thoughts etc. And he’s pleading silently and fervently come to me and I’ll take those worries and fear away.

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Don’t ignore that voice come to Jesus and be saved. All will be well.

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@ princessofcreation1

The power For an extraordinary Faith. PART 1

“Faith is the substance of things  hoped for and evidence of things not seen  Heb 11:1”

Last week I went to visit my friend and I had a cut on my hand so we branched a chemist to buy plaster to protect the opening. As I entered the chemist store she looked around and she said if every body was like me, I wonder how this stores would cope  ( Earn their living). She  told me how her lifestyle changed when she heard her pastor thanking God at the beginning of this year saying it’s been 365 days without drugs.

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She made up her mind, telling herself she also could live without drugs, cause she’d taken drugs  for even trivial ailments, and now she’s living healthy without drugs. Glory be to God.
Listening to her  I remember what God did for me and I shared it with her, my testimony surprised her so here I am sharing it with you. This testimony is to strengthen you, encourage you  and make you know that Gods faithfulness is  available to all and  salvation is for every one.
When I was on campus, during my first semester exams  I read a whole week with very minimal rest, before now I had been feeling feverish and realized I had symptoms of malaria, but I paid no attention to it and tried my best to study and write the exams  and I prayed that the sickness would come after my exams , it never occurred to me to ask instead for total healing.

My final paper was practical physics I was so weak such that I laid my head before we even started the exams , I wrote that paper by the Grace of God and was carried out of the exam hall back to the hostel. I’m not a drug person naturally, so I didn’t take drugs the symptoms till  I  got worst,  but after the exams I took them , I took them later than i should have because I had emaciated within a space of three days. It was that terrible.

When I recovered, I told God I didn’t want to take drugs anymore and since then  five years ago he answered my prayers cause I don’t even know  the  taste of aspirin or any pain relief drug, though sometimes I fall ill but I remember that I need to hold unto my faith in God I might not get instantly healed but I definitely get better without the drugs. It’s been the Grace of God not because I’m perfect, better, more Righteous…. Nope it’s been his mercies and every day I’m grateful for the gift of life given me.

So I know faith in God does wonders, that’s why I keep trusting him even when things seem unbearable and difficult to understand.

To be continued…

Check back for part two.
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I BELIEVE IN ANGELS.

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Recently I came across a book carelessly kept by my younger sibling, it was removed from where I keep my books. When I saw the book I asked my siblings what the book was doing lying around on the table away from it former position. No response was given, I thought it was my sister who took it  because she loves reading. After the enquiries I looked at the book and wondered why I even had it, and what it was all about.
During my leisure I picked it up to read, glancing at the cover page I saw “expecting Adam”  a story of Birth,  Transformation and Unconditional Love by Martha Beck.
  Touched by the title I went on to read the book, to my understanding as the author talked about the  Bunraku masters ( puppeteers ) whom she believed moved things and made wonderful things happen around her cause of the baby she was expecting. She believed she was an atheist but due to her ability to see things unseen by others, she had a change of heart and knew that their is a higher power that controls everything and that power is God. Only if we let him and the Divine beings help us , they can’t help us at all.
   Back to myself , I tell myself that I believe in God, the Holy Spirit, Angels and Divine beings. While reading expecting Adam I realized that I never really relied on them for my welfare and some things in my life , I have asked God, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit for assistance but not the Angels when they are at my disposal all the time, anywhere it’s just left for me to call for them. I knew then that I had missed a lot of opportunities and carried weights that could have been eased. Here I am determined to seek for their help when I need them cause I know they exist. I am a believer.image            

I believe in angels.