Here and Now

Even here Even now Your love surrounds me like a cloak   Even here Where all that should be is emptiness Your life flows more abundantly   I turned my face away from Yours Enthralled by the magnetic pull of the flesh As if it could satisfy the depth of my hungry soul I should…

All This Time

“All this time Since the day that I was born I’ve never known a time like this And I don’t wanna let you down..” – All This Time by Delirious?   There are times in our lives that we feel the weight of change. Sometimes it’s as simple as a change in the weather, clear…

This is War

The battle line is already drawn Soldiers are falling in line Troops are gathering strength The army is getting ready  Every hand is strong Preparing the­ weapons of warfare   In the thick of the battle There are no civilians No fences to sit on No middle grounds to lie on There is only life…

On Thoughts

Hurry now, child Take those thoughts captive Those lies that appear as truth; Running awry in your mind And putting chains on you that I fought to remove Stand up child, Declare the truth that you know And they’ll go scurrying away like the cowards that they are before you- son of God. You know…

The Past, A Poem by Olamide.

The past with all its trappings Came knocking yesterday Bittersweet nothings poured in When I opened the door I gave it an inch It took a mile Dragging along with it, Regret, longing, nostalgia 3 foolish friends who often go everywhere together Luring willing victims in with a lie “The past was much better than…

Time, a poem.

  The wrong way to view time; Time is running out, Like a stack of cards, My plans are falling awry, When will I ever be anything? The right way to view time; Every moment is a blessing, Every second gone, Is one step closer to eternity. Have I made the right choice? ©Olamide Oti,…

On Family

I have always been enamoured with the concept of family, that everyone is connected to someone else. It is amazing that the world as we know it began with two people, Adam and Eve, and now there are over 7 billion of us with diverse tongues, tribes and belief systems each connected to several families….

Love Garden

It’s springtime. The season of roses has come But what is that I see blossoming in your garden, my love? Is not your garden overrun with poison ivy rooted in offence? It’s springtime. The season of roses has come Would you rather harvest poison or love? Tear out the roots now, my darling Before they…

What if God’s Heart Really Beats for You?

Have you ever felt the love of a father?Strong, yet tenderAs deep as it is wideHave you ever experienced the touch of a lover?The kind that leaves you reeling with joyAnd tingling with excitement from head to toeYet it’s nothing compared to the love of the eternal God His love is perfectUnyielding and unchangingHe never…