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The Love Prayer

The Love Prayer

Dear Father, please help us to value love. May we cherish it like a most precious thing. Expand hearts and renew minds to receive the capacity to preserve love. Give us the wisdom to defend love – from friends, family, convention and harmful ideologies. May we...
Love Not Fight

Love Not Fight

If you follow Humans of New York, by now you’re aware that there is a constant battle between Atheists and Christians. On Nigerian social media, it’s similar to the scrimmage between the APC and PDP political parties or between Feminists and...
God Is Excited At The Thought Of You

God Is Excited At The Thought Of You

There are two songs that I have on repeat – Cory Asbury’s Reckless Love and Steffany Gretzinger’s Pieces. These songs intrigue me because they speak about two sides of God’s love. Cory sings about redemptive love. It is the love that Francine...
Stop Trying to Control God

Stop Trying to Control God

As I grew up, I realised that God answers prayers, but not all the time. Then something struck me. I was spending a chunk of my life trying to control God; trying to develop a Christian formula that yielded predictable results. I wanted to input prayer, fasting,...
Friendzone

Friendzone

This story is about love. My friend was in love with me but I didn’t know. He didn’t always love me. He wasn’t used to kindness you see, and that was his undoing. One day, he mentioned that he was feeling blue and so I decided to cheer him up. I...