Food for Thought

So, 48 hours became over a week! Chai! *covers face* Please find it in your heart to forgive me. I actually wrote this a couple of months ago but somehow did not get round to putting it up. (No thanks to the sometimes crappy internet connection). Anyway, enjoy today’s post and have a lovely day!

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I’ve been questioning myself on how these days I’m easily shaken by stuff that would never have rattled me a while ago… It dawned on me that I hadn’t been doing enough to build my faith… Then a verse about faith came to my mind… So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. (Romans 10:17 KJV)

At this point, I remembered the importance of meditation on the word of God as a faith builder. So, I kept trying my best at spare moments to meditate. But every time I tried my mind strayed. Most often my thoughts kept on going back to this series I’ve been seeing. After a while it became annoying. An effort in futility! Then, GBAM! I realized that for a while (a while being about three weeks), I had devoted quite a lot of time to watching the series, almost more time than anything else. That’s why it occupied my mind even without much effort. Then it struck me how truly important it is to watch what you feed your mind with, because it pops up even when you least expect it or want it to! At that moment, I found out how important it is to consume the word of God… Read it, listen to it, speak it, think on it …Cos it WILL pop up at the right times and consciously and unconsciously help you grow! And when life throws all sorts of things at you, you will be fully and properly equipped to tackle them. So, the first thing I did was to stop watching the series, cos mehn was I hooked! I also got an audio bible (thanks for the idea Tope) and I do believe I’m on the right track to getting back up!

To True Friendship…

So once again, I’ve been away. This time even I know I was away for far too long. I do sincerely apologize. So, to make up for that, I have two posts to share in the next 48 hours. Enjoy…

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I came across this on a friend’s display picture sometime ago and I was amused by the manner in which this profound truth was expressed. It struck me that the friendships I’ve enjoyed the most are those that happened somewhat unexpectedly, even almost accidentally. The ones I had almost zero expectation from but blossomed to beyond what I could imagine.

When it comes to choosing friends, I found out that as I grew up, I became very cautious in my selection. I very well understood the negative and positive aspects of peer pressure, so I guess that influenced my careful nature. You see, I don’t have so many friends, but I absolutely cherish the few I have. So to these cherished ones, the ones who I have gotten in trouble with, had madt fun with, cried with, danced with, laughed with, studied with, done business with, learnt to know and love God from, and the ones I’ve ‘unfriended’ sef, I say “Thank you!” Here’s to many more years together. And to the friends I’ve not yet made, there’s always room for more. *wink*

I can’t however end this post without talking about the very best friend ever! “Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” Someone loved you and I so much that he gave his life for us. Jesus! No matter the number of friends you have, if you don’t have him as a friend, you’ve not experienced true friendship. He’s that friend that sticks closer than a brother. Always there through the good and the bad times. If he’s not already your friend, why don’t you take a minute now and ask him into your heart. Trust me, it’s the best decision you’ll ever make.