... At the foot of the Hill [Psalm 121]

Nov 28, 2013

#ThankfulThursday ~ Its Thanksgiving!!

1, 2 White as snow
3, 4 Itchy to the toes
5, 6 sore to the knees
7, 8 curled to the ground
9, 10 Ash on the temple

He walks by, and 10 voices lifted up saying
"Jesus, master, have mercy on us"
With compassion in his eyes
He did

"Go, shew yourself unto the priest"
Looking confused amongst themselves
"That's all?"
"Go, That's all" with that ever present smile.

As they left
1,2 Can you see this?
3,4 Soft and clean
5,6 I can stretch
7,8 Glowing skin
9, 10 My sore is gone.

They skipped away,
10, strange to the land,
Skipped back to Jesus
fell on his knees
"There is no way I can just turn away,
I have to come back and say Thank you Lord"

[Luke 17:11-19] Story of the 10 lepers.

Yaaaay!!! Its another Thursday and we are staying Thankful, plus it Thanksgiving (Whoop Whoop). Here is a list of 10 things I am thankful for this week.

~ BIS Expiring
~ Music
~ Bible
~ Lightroom
~ Rice
~ Indomie Noodles
~ Black shoes
~ Creativity
~ Faith
~Joyce Meyer

Share with us, What are you Thankful for?

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Nov 27, 2013

When God steps in


We strive and strive for a lot of things all to no avail, we stumble, fall then rise again and become philosophers dishing out quotes, as much as there is nothing wrong with failing with the way the world works, because we live in a world that people go on and on about "I'm a Hustler" but I serve a God that says "There remaineth a  rest for the people of God" [Hebrew 4:9] and we should "Labour to enter into the rest [Hebrews 4:11]

Even before I listened to Joseph Prince [Click to listen to the sermon] hammer it in my head or even knew it was in the Bible, I always knew it that hustling as a child of God just didn't make sense to me. Ever heard of the daughter of a king hustling? (Not the prodigal one) I thought so too.

When I was about to finish NYSC I was speaking to a guy that had passed out a batch before me, he kept saying that I should be ready to hustle that It wasn't easy, I vividly remember telling him that as for me oh, I won't hustle he just Yimu-ed at me.

When I got home from NYSC, My mother and father kept knocking it in my head (as it looked like I wasn't doing anything about my joblessness) to apply for Jobs and what not, I really wasn't doing much - really I had no idea what the heck I was doing, but I just knew down in my spirit that I won't be hustling and worrying over getting a Job because I have a father that is "I AM" Ever wondered why that name seems incomplete? Yes, because He is what you need him to be. I digress.

See, I got it in my spirit, even before I found where it was in the Bible, that the daughter of a king doesn't hustle, she's got everything taken care of by her father and thats exactly what God has done, remember "It is finished" DONE! Paid in Blood!!

I know I said "When God steps in" but really it should be "When you've realised God has stepped in" then you realise how much further you can go. Are you weak? Its not a strength problem, Its an ignorance problem.
Every problem is an Ignorance problem.
"And you shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free" [John 8:32] and who or what is the truth? [John 14:6] I am the way, the truth and the life. I have stepped in.
God spoke to Moses at the red sea why do you cry to me, speak to the people, move forward, stretch your rod (paraphrased) [Ex 14:15-16] God had already stepped in, He just needed to realise it.

Another example (The one that made me write this) I found out is Elijah in 1 kings 19:4 "while he HIMSELF went a day’s journey into the wilderness. He came to a broom bush, sat down under it and prayed that he might die. “I have had enough, Lord,” he said. “Take my life; I am no better than my ancestors"

Just one day and he was ready for his life to be taken from him, notice that God didn't reply his request and he just stepped in, on a second thought Elijah realised that God was there If not he won't be speaking to him right?
But when he started his journey "He HIMSELF WENT" but God doesn't want that, Elijah came to an end of himself and God in his Love and mercy showed himself. In the next verse the angel visited him and said "Arise and eat; because the journey is too great for thee but its not for God"
The next verse states that he went for 40days and 40 nights in the strength of that meat, One day in his strength (Hustling) and 40 days and 40 nights in the strength of Gods meat (Rest) Now imagine Elijah acknowledging from the beginning of his journey that God had stepped in, won't he have saved himself the emotional stress?

No detail in the Bible is misplaced - Its getting evident to me by the day - there is no coincidence with God, every little detail is as good as the truth as every BIG miracle recorded in the word.

I'm getting over the too-good-to-be-true phase of learning of the Gospel of Jesus and about the Grace of God. Unlearning religious ways, Believing and walking in the truth and the holy spirit has been my ever present help. There are days I cry because unlearning is not easy but then I lean into the comforter and he comforts me.

Yes! There remaineth a rest for the people of God and he wants us to live in the consciousness of that rest and live our lives from that restful place, that why he says labour to enter into that rest - this doesn't mean being lazy or not getting a Job or whatever anyone wants to pervert the word of God as, It simply means acknowledge his presence and do your work in his strength.

Its a state of knowing the truth in the word of God, where you are not trying to earn nothing. You are just basking in the euphoria of being a child of the most high (not a care in the world) doing your Job in the knowledge, raising your kids in the knowledge, attending classes in the knowledge, basically, going through life with the acknowledgement of the truth of his finished works.

Ready to join me to walk with the knowledge that God has stepped in?

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Nov 22, 2013

Lights and Shadow II

"Without one there is not the other and at the presence of that one the other disappears" ~ Lights and shadows 

"Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil for thou art with me" ~ King David

Rick warren said in his interview with piers Morgan when he was talking about his son's suicide, that even in the valley of the shadow of death, God is there because there can't be a shadow without light.

that resonated with me, I had always had the idea that we are supposed to go through hard times by ourselves and if we make it through, we got a medal then be free to enjoy the good time (or something like that)

But, in my study of the word I found out that we do not have a High Priest Who is unable to understand and sympathize and have a shared feeling with our weaknesses and infirmities and liability to the assaults of temptation, but One Who has been tempted in every respect as we are, yet without sinning. 

Let us then fearlessly and confidently and boldly draw near to the throne of grace (the throne of God’s unmerited favor to us sinners), that we may receive mercy [for our failures] and find grace to help in good time for every need [appropriate help and well-timed help, coming just when we need it] [Hebrews 4: 15-16][Amp]

Even in our dark moments, he gives us shadows and shadows are only present when there is light. We might be going through our darkest hours but lets look at the shadow and take comfort.
You may not "feel" him, what am i even saying? more than half the time, you will not feel anything. But like we have said, We are a people that don't live our lives by what we feel, we live by what we know.

In the beginning was the word and the word was with God and the word was God [John 1:1]

We are a people that take God by his word because that is what is the whole embodiment of who he is, His word.
When he says Yes, he means it and no one can say No. 
Its so easy for people to believe by faith "For God so loved the word that he gave his only begotten son..." [John 3:16]

What makes the promise of "I will never leave you nor forsake"  [Isaiah 42:16, Heb 13:5, Deut 31:6, Josh 1:5you any different? 

Because we get process his love that is beyond our knowledge in our minds? But thats taken care of, because all we need is faith and He has given to us the measure of faith [Romans 12:3] 
In this our dark hours, lets hold on to his word (easier said than done, I know but more rewarding) by faith and take comfort in his promise.

God never fails and he is not going to start with you. Look ahead, can you see the light?

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Nov 21, 2013

Introducing: ThankfulThursday

A while ago I kept a gratitude journal, which I stopped. I don't even exactly know why I did anyways, How did it work? I would just make a list of the things I am thankful for per day - as much as my small journal could take. I found on here recently and how she did the weekly "Thankful Thursday" and I felt it was about time I revived the attitude of giving thanks. 

This is what I am thankful for this week

1. Earphones 
2. The word
3. Bible study
4. Keke Napep
5. Little Journals that fit anywhere
6. Handbags
7. black flat shoes
8. creative mind
9. Lights
10. Zoom Lens
11. Older friends
12. Biscuit and milk
13. Coding knowledge

These are the things I am thankful for, What are you thankful for this week?

P.S: If you're using a desktop you would notice that i've changed a few alot of things on the blog, still doing alil tweaking here and there to still make it look better. So far what do you think of the new template? Please, Let me know. Thanks

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Nov 19, 2013

Staying on track is not a walk in the park

"I may not get what/be where i want - yet - but I am sure I want to be yours" ~ Tomilola [May 2013]

One of the questions I've heard the most in the last months is "Why did you cut your hair again?" since my reason is in line with what the title of the post decided to share. Here are excerpts from my journal entry for the 18th of May, 2013 (The day I cut my hair)

"I want to be mad at you for letting me be here at this time and not answering my prayers, day after day, night after night but I remember that I made a decision to follow you regardless of whether you grant my request or not and I am reminded today.

So, I'm going to say this again and I am going to cut my hair today to remind me of this decision - I AM NOT GOING ANYWHERE - No matter how bad I feel

I may not get what/be where I want - yet- but i'm sure I wan't to be yours and thats good enough"

There were alot of things that were not going right in my life at the time and I prayed about them and it just felt like nothing was happening, this was part of what I could scribble down to God and then I after a couple of months or so, I reached out to madam Salt because I needed to talk to an older person that would understand, and I really don't know why my heart spoke to her at the time (but I know now)

I was also having a conversation with Ibukun a while ago and we talked about how it was so easy to do what was wrong as against walking with God and doing what is right or living according to the word, came to the conclusion that we do right because we know to do right, end off.

There are so many temptations to just slip and "go with the flow" of the world but We are not of this world are we? [John 15:19]

How does this connect with my hair? I'm sure you know by now.
Its so easy to take the shortcut because your friends won't stop calling you SU or making jest of the choices you make in obedience to God, its so easy to conform to the worlds way of doing well because majority carries the vote, yes its easy but is it profitable?

I was beginning to forget, so (almost) everytime the wind blows on my scalp I am reminded that "although, Its not easy but I'm in this with you" then after I read True confessions I then understood what I was even doing, I was becoming a Knower instead of a Feeler.

Now, If we are honest with ourselves, we would admit that our flesh and feelings get in the way of our right living which makes it difficult IF we are trying in our strength.

"Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come" [John 16:13]
and what's the truth?

Truth = Jesus

The Devil operates via our physical senses, our feelings, what we can see, taste, hear, smell or feel but God operates through faith in him and "Faith cometh by hearing and hearing by the word of God" [Romans 10: 17]

How does staying on track become a walk in the park? By believing what we know from the word of God, when we make the concious effort to be KNOWERS, you will give even when you don't feel like it, you will keep your mouth shut when you just want to yell curse words at the unruly driver, you will show Gods love to someone that you should consider enemy, basically You start living right and stop being tossed around by our feelings and emotions (which are inconsistent btw) and you start to be motivated by the Truth in the word of God (which never changes)

Once again, are you going to join me to live like a knower?

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Nov 17, 2013



Broken chords, flawed.
Flawed, you might be - alone
In one accord, we stand.
Harmonic sounds, we produce - together
Memories, we make - I adore.
On our androids, we record.

You fumble, I stumble.
Still, we stand - accord
Unbroken chord
Quick, I listen. Slowly I speak - to you.
That way, we don't crumble.
But we stand - one accord

The word "friend" so easily abused
But, you lend - your hand, I mend - your heart.
We bend the rules, we spend the time
We pretend to laugh - with them
We depend on Us.
Do I dare to say this will never end?


Please feel free to copy and dedicate to a friend of yours (I'm nice like that ;))

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Nov 16, 2013

The Word in a Photograph: Light at the end of the Tunnel?

For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory ~ II Corinthians 4:17

"Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, 'will' guard your hearts and mind through Christ Jesus" ~ Phil 4:6-7

"Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me" ~ Psalm 23:4

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Nov 13, 2013

Lights and Shadows 1

"When God is ready to unearth your excesses, he leaves no shadow unlit" ~ Tomilola

We serve a God of light, why should there be any darkness in us? I can't say my soul is 100% light now, but I am being confident of this very thing, that He which hath begun a good work in me* will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ [Philippians 1:6 *Text altered]

When we do realise that this journey to perfection is not ours to "struggle" through, we have a comfort and peace and it starts making sense.

Since we stand for truth At the foot of the hill I will go ahead to tell you one, the last #TruthSeries was my story. I had started writing it a while ago and as I wrote about 2 lines, I stopped with tears in my eyes I just said "I can't do this Lord" and I just gave up, but I knew I was supposed to write it.

I totally forgot about it, but God was definitely working behind the scenes. The day I finally wrote it (Series of God-incidence lead up to that) I wrote it without a single tear. God had gotten me ready for that moment (I had no idea)

That same week, I had a conversation with my sister that lead up to the talk about my Dad and there and then God really opened our eyes to exactly what the problem was. 


Up until this moment, we had someone we called Daddy but God made us realise that we really had a father. I can't and don't want to go into his excesses (Thats not the purpose of this) but we acted to him based on the knowledge of his imperfections that we knew about.

Growing up, I had a father that would wake us up either by sprinkling water on us or touching our faces with his wet hand, then carry you into the bathroom, bath you and dress you up for school and some saturdays cooked for us. 
We grew up and got to the knowledge that he wasn't prefect and saw all his weaknesses and got mad that he wasn't as perfect as we thought in our early years.

Whats my point? I'm getting to it. Stay with me :)

After the conversation and prayer with my sister, we decided to let God help us make the conscious effort to show him Love and genuinely be interested. I then had a conversation with him, normally, i would sit there and try to get myself off the 'hook' in minutes to go back to whatever I was doing but this time, I was happy to actually sit and talk to him and really want to just kick myself for depriving me of a good relationship with him.
I can categorically say that I have one of the coolest dads in the world and all I did was listen. I didn't even do a lot of the talking. In one night I found out alot of things about him that I didn't know about  before now, Imagine if I had utilised my years with him? sigh.

But I am grateful, its better late than never right?
This brings me to the question I want to ask, How many times have we stopped looking at the good aspects of the people in our lives and capitalize on their weaknesses and act to them according to that?

Please, lets search hearts. I cannot promise you that the hard truth will be easy to face but its worth it. 
God is still shining his light to unearth all the darkness in me, this is my experience and I hope the spirit will prompt you to take a good look at all your relationships and make conscious effort to change things and for a change notice the wonderful qualities of that person.

And above all let God shed his light on your inner shadows!

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Nov 8, 2013


Hello Everyone,

I am supposed to be away but seemed like everyone did not get what i meant in my last post and people asking me why i've not posted on my blog in a while think i'm just being lazy *side eye Dolapo*

Anyway, I am here now - trying something new - As I will NOT consider myself a poet, I wrote something along those lines and in the next postssss is what you will be seeing so bear with me and my half-baked poetry and while you are bearing, enjoy 



Drip. Drip. They drop.
Little droplets, not mere drops.
Laced with emotions.

Expressing the heart. Tears
With every tear. Tears
 Such burdens to bare. Tears
Not even for the care.
Please, stay clear - of me!

In, out, I breathe. Fresh air
The calm, I find.
In every psalm read
My palm to wipe the tear, the tears.

I really didn't need to hear it again
The flood came - at me - again
Drip. Drip - again - the tears

The teardrops that teardown
Now, I can't afford a cheer.
This is my burden, I will bare.
Nothing but these tears.


What do you think? Honest answers please. Thanks!

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