And The Shofar Blew

What’s the first thought that popped in your heart as you read the title of this piece? Perhaps it reminded you of the book by Francine Rivers with the same title. I have read this book twice and it affected me deeply each time. It tells the story of a young pastor who missed the…

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…

heartstrings

my mind is a hollow mess of a thousand echoes bouncing off the walls of my heart they whisper to me in loud voices preying on labile feelings and desires my gaze rests upon glitters and sparkles with eyes like lust, I stare coveting the things I cannot have and the days long gone this…

Life!

Hi guys! this is a short story written by my lovely sister and upcoming writer, Gbenga Oti. Enjoy! She would appreciate your kind thoughts too, there just might be a sequel. …… I had waited so long for the day when I would walk down the aisle, with my arms locked into my fathers’ and…

BLACK FRIDAY

Yesterday, the sun forgot to shine on Paris The clouds held rain from Ethiopia Japan was shaken to its roots Nigeria remains in denial And Lebanon cannot sleep It seems the nights are no longer lit by the stars Even the moon seems to have fallen asleep The days are filled with screams of disbelief…

HIs Heartbeat, Her Pulse.

Dear Abba, One too many compromises later, my life is unattractive. I’m constantly walking in defeat, and living below Your standards. How can you love me still? Dear Child, I love you unconditionally, My trip to Calvary covered it all. I wish you could see yourself through my eyes, then you would know that I…

Dear Father,

Today I am grateful for the life that you have given me. There are times when I feel so far away from you, My faith wavers and I forget who I am in you. So I slip and fall from your tight embrace. Every so often, my life is in disarray. Today, I am sold…

Church Rules!

I am a christian and I love church but there are so many churches now that it is hard to make a choice especially if you are young and misguided. I recently made a change from a a bigger church to an on-campus fellowship and although I wish I made it a more graceful exit,…

Heart Over Head in Love

Disclaimer This is a fictional story. The characters and plot are works of art. Any resemblance to real people is purely coincidental. I remember the first time i saw you, it was our first year of our journey as med students, and the first day of Physics practical. You were bald, clumsy and had an…

Daddy’s Little Girl

My earliest memory as a human was the day that I was born. I vividly recall my last night behind the walls that protected me and held me captive; smooth, firm, unyielding yet safe. The stranger whose uterus had imprisoned me had been restless all day. I had been tossed and turned in a million…