Tears

The Becoming Woman

Some nights, I used to cry a lot. At a point it became a norm that defies timing. I could cry in the morning, afternoon and night. It was like I didn’t know what I would have done without my tears. . . but I was wrong.

Even when I knew God loved me, I still would cry. In my lukewarmness as a Believer, I still would cry.

Even when I was beyond convinced that my sins He remembered no more, I still cried.

When I read that Bible passage that says “Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.” I still cried.

Why did I cry even though I knew that word of God?

I realised it was all because I wish I could see His plans already. I wish…

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when loneliness is underrated

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There are times when I’m content with being single.

  • Having no one to check with concerning decisions I should make/intend making.
  • When accepting an invitation from someone of the opposite sex to hang out guilt-free. Not worrying if it could cause a trail of jealousy on some boo.
  • When indulging in myself, thinking absolutely about myself and my direction only, with no one to account to on my whereabouts.

Then I have those other times where, even while esctatic about my single life,

  • I wish for a 3am call, or an early morning text, or a midday call from someone intimate.
  • I really don’t want to worry about a date for an occasion because I’d already have a default plus one.
  • I’ll go and fall in love with a married person, or a friend in a relationship, and then there will come a moment of disappointment and…

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There’s this prayer about love that you should know

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…that your love will fluorish and that you will not only love much but well.

Learn to love appropriately.

You need to use your head and test your feelings so that your love

is sincere and intelligent, not sentimental gush.

Live a lover’s life, circumspect and exemplary, a life Jesus will be proud of: bountiful in fruits from the soul…

Phil 1:9 MSG


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Tug of war

tug of war

You can usually tell when someone is afraid of love. They simply will not let you into their heart. A person who is afraid of love will behave in the most inappropriate ways in an effort to turn you off. When you find yourself trying your darnest to love a person who demonstrates that they are not willing to be loved, stop yourself! Stop trying to force them to accept what they obviously do not want or cannot handle. ~~~I.V