My name is Sarah and I am here to share my story. A story of love, pain and regret. This will be my first time sharing this; the pain in my heart has been too great to bear and after several sessions with my counsellor I feel I need to share; it may reduce the pain in my heart.
Yesterday morning, I was going through Shaderoom, reading and watching videos about the different protests going on. I was watching and just crying; profusely crying. Everything I saw made me extremely sad.
I didn’t know how much it affected me until I’ll come across a white person’s page and I’ll feel this intense hate towards the person. In my mind, I’ll be like, “I know you hate me now because of the colour of my skin”.
My countenance changed, and I was hostile towards people and cold. It was then it occurred to me, this is a foul spirit and immediately I said, “you foul spirit out in the name of Jesus” and immediately I was free. My spirt became light and I was happy again.
This incident was another reason that led me to this.
We must protect our mental health, protect our spirit man with the things we feed our spirit.
I’m a big advocate of being watchful over the gates to our spirit. I fed my spirit with bad news and by so doing, I invited a foul spirit over.
The protests/movements aren’t aimed to cause sadness rather it is aimed at empowering the weak and voiceless, we should not forget that.
Also, in these times, it is easy to let our anger turn to hate. Hate as with Love can be learned, we should please not let our grieve and hurt make us hate the same people God commanded us to love.
The bible says in Ephesians 4:26 (TPT), But don’t let the passion of your emotions lead you to sin! Don’t let anger control you or be fuel for revenge, not for even a day.
It’s very easy to seek revenge on our “supposed” enemies, due to pain and hurt, but the permission to be angry does not involve the permission to sin.
1 Peter 3:9 (TPT), Never retaliate when someone treats you wrongly, nor insult those who insult you, but instead, respond by speaking a blessing over them—because a blessing is what God promised to give you.
If we respond to hate and hurt by hate, we’ll go nowhere. Change only comes when we respond to hate with love. The world is desperately in need of love, only love can change the world. And the onus is on us to show a broken world, an unbroken love that comes from Christ.
What am I trying to say? We shouldn’t consume more news than we do the Word, if not hate, bitterness and revenge will rule our hearts and minds.
We should be very careful so we don’t become bitter angry people; that’s the easiest thing to do.
We should be careful that the things we do are not founded on bitterness but Love.
Bitterness will destroy our peace, purpose, and productivity, we shouldn’t be bitter, but pour out our heart to the almighty. Seek out ways with which we can positively change that which hurts us and use our position & power to influence the world not with anger/pain but with the Word of God which brings peace, hope, and more importantly love.
This morning, I was “looking for my sister’s trouble”. I did everything to get on her nerves, but babe completely ignored me. When I finally let her be, it occurred to me, this is exactly how the devil operates.
1 Peter 5:8 NKJV, Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.
The devil is a bully, that’s the summary of all he does. It says in our reading that the enemy is a roaring lion looking for who to devour, he’s searching for, if you give him the opportunity, he’ll find you, bully you, if you fall for it, he devours you.
He’s roaming about looking for his next victim, someone to make afraid, someone to camouflage God’s blessing before, someone to doubt God’s promises, he’s looking for someone to intimidate.
Do not give a place for the enemy in your life. When he gives you suggestions, when he tries to remind you of your past; when fear seems to take over your heart, SHUT him up immediately.
When he tangles evil desires & lust in front of you, send him back to where he belongs.
You’ll have to be discerning & watchful to recognize his tactics. Remember that he is powerless.
The devil can only be in one place at a time, only God is omnipresent. If you give him attention, he stays, if you don’t, he takes off. He can’t devour everyone, only those who permit him.
If you give the enemy a place in your life, you only have yourself to blame. We’re inexcusable.
If you have allowed the enemy a place in your life already, it’s not too late to send him packing. The blood of Jesus has given us authority, all you need to do is to believe and speak the Word. We do not fight from a place of defeat, we fight from a place of victory. Hallelujah.
Hello everyone, I hope we all had a great holiday, today I will like to talk about Paternity fraud. Before I delve into my thoughts about this trending topic, let’s define what Paternity fraud is.
Paternity fraud is the pretence that a man is the legitimate and biological father of a child. It usually occurs when a woman deliberately misidentifies a man as the biological and legitimate father of her child. This fraudulent act led the man to believe a biological connection with a child of another man and sometimes remain undetected for several years. In most cases, women are often aware that the presumed biological father is not genetically linked with the child. Read More »
Hello everyone, I hope you all are doing great? By the way, welcome to my month the month of November. I turn 31 on the 15th, yayyyyy.
Anyway, in my last post, I hinted you guys that the blog will be taking a break December 14th, but before then I will try to write as much as I can. Less I forget, I really appreciate everyone who took the time to comment on that post or send me messages. I don’t take it for granted, God bless you. The replies and messages made me know that I’m definitely doing something right back to the reason for this post. Read More »
Ladies and Gentlemen, here goes part 2 of Lessons I learnt from the Genealogy of Jesus.
You will notice that four (4) women were mentioned in the genealogy. But reading through the Bible, you will notice that it is very unusual for women to be mentioned in genealogies. So one would wonder why these women were mentioned. What did they do that was extraordinary? Let’s delve into it.Read More »
Hello everyone, forgive me for my long silence. I’m beginning to sound like a broken record but really I’m sorry. I have been busy working on my second book, a Novel. That will soon be out, and bet me you will love it. Now let’s get to the article for today.
I decided not too long ago that I wanted to read the whole of the New Testament again because I needed refreshing of God’s Word. You know you don’t eat food only once or twice, you eat food always, else you will just dry up. Read More »
A few weeks ago, I and my brother were having a conversation and somehow the conversation drifted to homosexuals, and he was like how on earth will a guy in his right mind be sleeping with another man? That it was disgusting.
One day he randomly asked me if I had listened to Falz new album, #moralinstruction, I was like yeah, I have. As a matter of fact, I was the one who introduced him to the album, because I believe it’s one of the best ever and has a lot of things we can learn from. That conversation ended like that. Read More »
Hello everyone, how has 2019 been for you so far? This post has been a long time coming and I’m happy I’m finally done with it. As some of you may know, I launched my first book Virginity under Attack on the 17th of November, 2018. I learnt a lot from the before, during and after publishing the book and planning the launch event.
I decided to share my lessons because I know you all will learn a lot and also get to see the behind the scenes of what was the most memorable day of my life so far. Read More »
I don’t know if this bothers you, the fact that we’re removing Christ from every damn thing; including the very celebration that is marked to celebrate His birth.
We started with Merry Xmas now its Happy Holidays. We Christians are actually careless about our Relationship.
Christmas is not about eating, drinking, merrymaking, tensioning other people.
Christmas is about the birth of Christ Jesus who came to save our sins. The sacrifice he paid who being God himself, yet came in the form of flesh to deliver us from iniquity.
Merry Christmas to you all.
The reason now & always will forever be Christ. As you celebrate, remember His Love & Sacrifice.