Dear God (Hephzibah)

Dear God
I don’t even know where to start from. I need your help. I need your helping hand in my life and my family. It’s not being easy at all and I know you’ve seen this already. You’ve seen the tears I shed on the inside, you see the way I worry till I fall asleep.
It’s hard for our fees to be paid, for us to be given pocket money.
I love my dad so much, I know how bad he wants to provide all our needs. It pains him that he can’t do that. And my mum, God bless her everyday. She is truly the woman described in Proverbs 31. She will give her life for our sakes.
I think about the things I could have, the nice things I want to have. But then compared to the things we’re struggling with, they are trivial things.
Above all Lord, I am still grateful for life. And I know you’ll still show your hand on our lives. And that our testimonies will come in your time.

Your daughter
Hephzibah

Dear God (CG)

Dear God,
Errm I’ve finally gotten an opportunity  to talk to you, it’s quiet serene here. I know you love me so much and then you have a lot of perfect plan for me but the thing is that I just can’t fathom what’s going on and what’s wrong with me… I’m struggling with a lot of things right now to be honest and I know you are aware of that.
The more I think I’m getting closer to you it seems like I’m taking more steps backwards; it’s just like a step forward and then five steps backward.
I feel like I’m going to give up soon, like I have gotten to my breaking point.
Everybody thinks I’m fine but deep down here in my heart am beginning to question my faith – I know You exist and You’ve performed a lot of miracles through me (then) but I still don’t understand why am in so much doubt right now;
I find myself asking questions like “Do you actually love me?!” For crying out loud, you do but what then is going wrong? Why is my faith wavering??.
Yes I’m a sinner but I need Your help too- I really need to overcome all these worldy, carnal stuffs I really need to. I’m so scared that I may not be ready when You come and that’s something I never hope would ever happen to me, never!!
Please take my hands Lord I’m ready, I’m ready to start a new leaf, I’m ready to start afresh from the bottom.I just hope it’s not too late.
I love you so much because even through my inconsistencies you’ve still been merciful to me.. I love you. Help me to love you more cos I know there is still room for that. Btw Dad I’m so happy to see all my friends experiencing the joy that comes with getting closer to You and knowing You more.
Please if there’s anything I’m going to ask for, it’s that you sustain them in the faith so they can run this Christian race to the very end.
I’m going to stop here for now…waiting for your reply💕

Yours,
CG.

Dear God (Anaecheri)

Dead God,
Oh God… I’ve been struggling. I’ve been struggling to be consistent and holy since I realized the need to be consistent and holy. I find myself giving up at the slightest provocation and still wanting to fit in and not cause a fuss even though I’m literally not built to fit in. Always been a misfit; always will be a misfit, so why do I feel the need to blend in when it’s just not in me?

I get jealous of people who are blatantly unashamed of God; who say controversial crap. Sometimes I get annoyed. And I’m still trying to figure out why up till now, because I admire their cause… Maybe it’s their approach. Maybe it’s me. Maybe it’s both or something else entirely. But I still want to commend them. It’s not easy at all!

Anyhow, you’ve been so gracious. Can’t rant without mentioning that. You’ve been so so kind as well. I don’t deserve your loving kindness and I don’t thank you for it as much as I should. So sorry about that. That also needs to change.

So I discovered that I have discipline issues. Although it’s sad, it’s something that we can overcome together. Or more like you can overcome with my permission.

Just going to sign off before people get bored. Chukwu g’ozie yi…

Lol.

Love,
Anaecheri

Dear God (Nkasi)

Dear Daddy, 
I love helping people. I love to be a friend, a comforter, a pillar, a shoulder, an encourager for whoever needs it.
I love it when people let me in. When they allow me see their struggles. I love to carry people’s wahalas on my head. Pray with them, and offer little pieces of advice.
I love to mentor people. I love to teach, and to see growth.

The only thing is, in doing all of this I forget I need help myself.
I’m so busy trying to be a shoulder and pillar to other people, I’ve forgotten how to let people be pillars for me.
I’ve built so many walls around me, I don’t know how to let them down. I don’t know how to share my struggles with people. Because I struggle too. I get weak, tired.

Yet. The people who need encouraging remain. The people who need my shoulder to lean on are still there.
And so I brush whatever I’m feeling away. I discard the thoughts that I’m even more discouraged than these people, and I offer what little I have. Sometimes, it makes me feel better.

But I want a friend. I want to let someone all the way in. I want someone to see me, all of me. Not just the good parts, the parts where I’m a victor, a conqueror and an overcomer; but the parts where I suffer too. The parts where I struggle too.
The times I wake up with this horrible ache in my chest because I’ve been worrying so much.
The times I can’t even bear to open my Bible, or to pray, yet I’m sending out scriptures for others to read.
The times I’m typing words of encouragement to people, yet I’m not sure I believe it myself.

You’re doing something. I’m not sure what, but my spirit says you are. You’re grooming me. I will have faith in that. I will depend on you, because truly I realise I have no power of my own.

I will rejoice in Your word. I will rejoice in the words of 2 Corinthians 12:9.

But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”
Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties.
For when I am weak, then I am strong.

When I am weak, then I am strong. ❤

I love you, Daddy.
Nkasi.

Dear God (Eche)

Dear God,
My King, my Friend. I’ve been so lost these days. I’m back home from school and it’s like your so far away in school where I left fellowship, serving mass and SU fellowship. I need your grace to feel Your presence here at home. To show my friends how much I fell in love with you in the past months. How strong I stood by you. I found happiness unending, I felt peace, but right now, I don’t feel so strong. I find it hard to pray and I honestly don’t feel that essence anymore. You know there’s just this disconnect, this void when I pray. Emptiness. I rebuke this work of the devil, amen. More so, my sister has a serious temper and her communication skills are awful (or could it be mine?) And shes so controlling.
You know my every intentions are for the best, teach me to handle her and her excesses. Again I need you.
Also, my mum’s away for business again, Faddy I need your hand of protection around her because she showed me your love and I want you to open doors for her. My brother seems to be okay, I thank you for his life. Keep him from bad friends too (he loses it sometimes). 
There’s so much I can say but I’m worried I’ll take up so much space. Nevertheless, (I’ll go on still) I pray my siblings would be as good and even better than I am so I wouldn’t be that guy that ‘knows it all’ or feels too proud when ever I say something.
I feel the gift of wisdom you gave me is now used against me by my siblings because of my good grades. Make them better for me Lord so we can all share in your magnanimous grace of heavenly wisdom and understanding. 
Lastly, I thank your for this blog. For Somtos life because I can see your glory in her and it gives me the courage to identify with you. I know I am better than I was when I could not recognise your great presence. 

Yours ever 
Eche.

Dear God (Oluseyi)

Dear God, 

I am in need of direction.  I am not sure if I have lost my way but I feel if I haven’t then I am certainly close to losing it. 
Please guide me.
I am also worried about a lot of things. My heart is heavy. The load of family issues,  school issues and life issues in general is stressing my heart muscles.
I am tired of acting like I am happy and everything is well. I want to genuinely smile because everything is indeed okay.
Thank you for all you have done, all You are doing and all that You are yet to do.

Seyi.

Dear God (Ugonna)

Dear God,
Haha, I just finished reading the Word and I feel kinda great and I know its You doing it because everything good comes from You.
Ehen! I was gonna tell you about this girl, even though you already know… she’s so beautiful!
I think I like her but I need to chill and come to You first because she may not be what you want for me, because You have set out the best for me. Sha, I believe you’ll speak to me more on this topic.
Oh and by the way, God I want to ask for your help with all my assessments, and that of my family members and friends. For your strength and favour with our results.
Thank you for I know you have already done it!
My day is practically about to start and I know you have given me everything I need to take advantage of it!
Thank you very much Lord!

I love you.
Ugo

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MY SAVIOUR!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MY SAVIOUR!

E X C I T E D!
T H R I L L E D!
E N T H U S E D!

I’m sure you already know it, but today is my Saviour’s birthday.

Can I talk a little about this great Son of Man? (He loves to refer to Himself as that 😉)

He loved me, He loves me. Undeserving as I am. He loved me when I was a sinner, and He loves me now. Sometimes I miss the mark, I don’t always get things right, I slip and fall off His path sometimes. Yet He loves me still. For this I celebrate Him.

I’ll tell you what my Redeemer did. I was wearing this robe, and it was dirty. Black. Disgusting. My robe of sin.
My Redeemer took that robe off me, washed it in HIS BLOOD, it became white as snow, and He gave it back to me. A new garment of righteousness. For this I celebrate Him.

I was down to my lowest of lows. I had no one to talk to, to communicate my feelings. Angry, sad, depressed, frustrated. Nobody understood me. But guess what? HE DID!
He told me to cast my every worry and anxiety to Him! He took it away and made me WHOLE. For this I celebrate Him.

Guess what else? My Prince of Peace elevated me! He took me to places I never ever imagined. Places I’m undeserving of. And He’s taking me higher still. For this I celebrate Him.

One last thing. Jesus – My Friend. My Lover. Bae.
He turned my life around. COMPLETELY.
Who I was before I met Him, and who I am now that we have this beautiful relationship are two polar opposites.
For this, I celebrate Him.

Happy Birthday Jesus Christ Emmanuel Messiah Saviour Redeemer Lover Friend and Brother.
I love you. From the bottom of my heart I do. I hope that a heart filled with thanksgiving is a suitable enough birthday present for you, My Love.

Please join me in celebrating JEHOVAH today! It’s His birthday!

Merry Christmas to you, beautiful people!!