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Nuggets for 2017 (1)

Happy new year people! We made it to yet another year and that’s reason enough to celebrate and of course to reflect and plan. 

I stumbled across 10 wise instructions for the new year and I want to discuss each with you for the next couple of days, from my perspective.

Here’s Numero uno!

Never embark on a project without prayer. Regardless of how prepared, professional or persistent you are, you NEED God.

There can’t be any form of planning without prayer. The belief in a higher power is the only form of security one can actually lay claims to in this time of economic and financial insecurity. 

Being prepared is not a guarantee! 

How many times have we been prepared for an event and then got thrown a curve ball? 

Being professional is not a sure banker!

Whether you are a professional or you act in a professional manner makes little difference when favors are to be dispensed. 

So many people have gotten jobs they were ill- qualified for and got passed over for positions that they were even over- qualified for. 

Being persistent could be misguided!

Persistence pays but not when you are barking up the wrong tree. For so many, persistence easily gives way to desperation and depression.

Proverbs sums it all up nicely!

So people let’s not put the cart before the horse in 2017! 

Have a lovely day Chutzpah fam,

Xoxo

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Posted by on January 3, 2017 in #TeamJesus

 

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Not just another New Year!

Happy new year!
Please don’t make resolutions. Not much can be said about your resolve, don’t bother looking back at 2014 we know you got an F for self-control.
So it’s a new year and you wanna make a difference. You don’t wanna be the same old Kay who lied, cheated, was dishonest, spread malicious gossip, was a lazy procrastinator who never got anything done, whose only hustle was money for pocket back for ground, who drank and smoked like the apocalypse was near and who only remembered God when cussing or in a near death experience… (Pick a struggle)
The thing is, we slept and woke up or danced into or prayed into the new year and even though the date says January 1st 2015 it could be July 29th 2013 judging by the way you feel (chops and holiday aside). So how can you make this year different without trying to do the same old- obviously not working stuff you have been doing all your adult life?
(Listen carefully for I shall say this only once!)
1. He loves you just the way you are!
I was reading the book of Matthew chapter 1 today and something awesome struck me about the genealogy (family tree) of Jesus Christ. There were 42 generations before Christ which means 42 dads and 42 mums and guess how many women featured in the story? Five!!! Not the five kind of women you would ordinarily expect to be in the Messiah’s lineage.
– The first Tamar was a badass hustler, her father in law tried to con her and she used what she had to get what she wanted if you know what I mean 😉 Genesis 38:6-14
– The second Rahab was a prostitute and a foreigner who aided and abetted spies-  That’s a federal offence, go figure! Joshua 2:1-13
– The third Ruth was a widow who wasnt considered very smart by her peers cos she stuck with her poor mother in law after her husband died but babe showed herself later when she came into town and married the most eligible bachelor there using unconventional seduction- don’t hate the player, hate the game! She has a whole book of the bible dedicated to her: Ruth
– The fourth Bathsheba was an adulterous woman whose husband (Uriah) was murdered by her lover who happened to be the king! Did I hear you say aaaah! 2 Samuel 11
– And then good old Mary who wasn’t such a good girl when news got out that the virgin was preggers! Matthew 1:18-25
I can hear you say Haba I beta pass these girls na!
Truth be told, if the self-righteous, judging world had had a say in orchestrating Jesus’s birth and ancestry, only the most pious, honest, hardworking, virtuous, virginal, spiritual, role-model types would have made the cut but God had other plans. He chose the skankiest, dirtiest, hoe-liest, dishonest, looked down upon women he could possibly find and gave them unrivaled, eternal honor. Ironically the other 37 women who weren’t mentioned were most likely good women.
What am I trying to say?
STOP BEATING YOURSELF UP FOR YOUR MISTAKES, GOD LOVES YOU JUST THE WAY YOU ARE!
You have gotta stop running from Him simply because someone has sold you a lie that you are too worthless for Him to love.
You are exactly the kind of woman He is looking for!
2. His grace is sufficient for you!
You definitely cannot do anything good by your own power. Human beings were made to do bad and enjoy doing bad. Paul in the book of Romans 7:15 says ” I don’t really understand myself, for I want to do what is right, but I don’t do it. Instead, I do what I hate.” And Paul was considered a very holy man! It’s only the Spirit of God in you that can make the difference. Morality is a flawed concept which only works within the safe confines of one’s comfort zone. The same people who consider themselves morally upright and having no use for so called spirituality end up being the same people who rationalize evil especially the secret-nobody can judge me cos- nobody can see me sort of sin. But you can rise above the habits, addictions and weaknesses.
His grace is sufficient for you, you don’t have to do it on your own. 2 Corinthians 12:9 says “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”
God has you covered this new year. No weakness or flaw is enough to floor Him or thaw the fire of His love for you.
Anytime you feel yourself falling of the wagon this new year, take a moment to thank Him for His grace and unending love. He really has you covered.
3. You can do and be anything you want this year!
Kick those limitations to the curb and tell the doubts in your head to stfu. This year you are gonna say YES I CAN! That’s your mantra and God is in full agreement. Philippians 4:13 says I can do all things through HIM who gives me strength. Let Jesus be your strength this year and you would have the capacity to do all things- Formula 1 racing, mountain climbing, securing that deal, buying your own home, becoming an honest billionaire the list is as long as you can stretch your imagination. Jeremiah 32:7 says “Ah Sovereign Lord! You have made the heavens and earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you.
Ladies if the man you loved, loved you to the moon and back and was gracious enough to love and help you every time you needed him regardless of your short comings and then he was the most powerful man on earth; nothing was too hard for him! WHAT SORT OF LIFE WOULD YOU LIVE? Can I hear someone say I woke up in a bugatti? How much more God Almighty who unlike humans never tires of forgiving you, who unlike humans never runs out of patience or love and who has the power to do and undo any and every situation you find yourself drowning in?
Girl please take a chill pill, this year is gonna be awesome! God has you covered.
Happy new year chutzpah fam,
Cheers to the best year ever!
2015 rocks…xoxo

 
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Posted by on January 1, 2015 in #TeamJesus

 

Raising Godly Children and the Key-Talk by Pastor Caroline…Part 2

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Hi Chutzpah fam, here is the second part of the four part series on raising Godly Children by our guest-blogger, Pastor Caroline.


2. Children of some great men of God have ended up being godless. What roles must we play to ensure that our children are godly?

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it (Proverbs 22:6).

Being spiritually strong is a prerequisite to raising godly children but is not enough to make them godly. You have a great role to play in their upbringing.

1– Pray with your child and read Bible stories to him even before he starts talking.  Teach him to pray. Then when he can read, teach him to have a personal quiet time, where he can worship God, confess his sins, read his bible, pray for himself, his family and for others.

2–Learn to prophesy good things to your unborn baby and see the power of God’s word. Teach your child to honour God even before he can talk. Pray regularly with him and read Bible stories to him. The time he starts talking, teach him to pray.

3–Spend quality time with your children. Love and teach them. The first five years of life are the most crucial years. They learn 50% of what they need to know by age three and 75% by age seven. Do not let nannies mould them for you.

4–Protect your child’s environment. Environment includes what comes into your home through television, school and friends.
*Monitor the films they watch, even cartoons. Fearful cartoons expose your children to spirits of fear and many have been possessed by the demons present in some cartoons.
*We are living in a world that condones the culture of death and violence. Watching films filled with violence have been known to breed violence in children.

5—Show affection to your child. Hug him, kiss him and let him feel
loved. You are sowing love and you child will be loving.

6–Be sensitive to his needs. This requires sacrifice on your part.

7–Model what you preach. Never say do what I say and not what I do.

That ye would walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto His kingdom and glory (1 Thessalonians 2:12).

8–Do not be too strict and do not be too permissive.

9—Be very patient. Do not let your temper lead you to violence.

When you give a child a solid foundation, it becomes easy for you to train him to grow into a godly adult. When you refuse to invest in their spiritual lives very early in life, their foundation becomes spiritually weak.

If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do? (Psalm 11:3)

3. The act of telling lies is a common habit in children. How can we deal with this habit?

Children tell lies for virtually the same reasons that adults lie. Children who lie often have parents who lie. Without realising it, many parents teach their children to lie. The child watches you lie to the police when you are caught breaking a traffic law. You send him to tell a lie that you are not in the house, when you want to rest. He hears you tell so called ‘white lies’. He then believes that you can lie to avoid punishment and that some lies are permissible.

–To raise honest children, you must be truthful at all times no matter the cost.

Lie not one to another, seeing that you have put off the old man with his deeds. And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of Him that created him (Colossians 3:9-10).

–You must teach the children Biblical standards for honesty. Remember all liars will go to hell (Revelations 21:27, 22: 15).

  1. How can we build self esteem in our children knowing that timid children do not attain great heights in life?

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of sound mind (2 Timothy 1:7).

Generally, children from enlightened and rich homes appear to have more self esteem than other children. Two main causes of low self esteem: parental influence and school environment. When parents are too harsh and violent with their children, they tend to lose their self esteem and live fearful lives. The same harsh treatment is common in public schools where many comfortable parents will not send their children. When punishment is severe, the child’s spirit is broken and he grows to be timid.

Build self esteem in your child by observing the following:

  1. Do not compare him with other children. This is because abilities, aptitude and intelligence vary and are inherited.

  2. Bear in mind that children mature at different rates.

  3. Be patient with your child and have realistic goals.

  4. Tell your child how proud you are of him when he does well. Do not abuse or punish him when he fails. Encourage him and spend more time with him to teach him. You can provide good lesson teachers where necessary.

…To be continued…

Have a great week Chutzpah fam,
xoxoxo

About the author: Dr Caroline Umebese is an Associate Professor at the University of Lagos, a Pastor at the Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM HQ) and a mother of four with a passion for young people.

 
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Posted by on July 20, 2014 in #TeamJesus

 

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Raising Godly Children and the Key-Talk… by Pastor Caroline. Part 1

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Happy Sunday Chutzpah fam, today we will be starting a four-part series by one of our guest bloggers Pastor Caroline Umebese. This is a must-read for parents and soon to be parents. Enjoy!

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How do we tell our children that immorality and dishonesty are wrong when our rulers and many significant adults do both?

How can we raise godly children in an ungodly world that ignores civility, decency, Christian values and traditional values? How can we succeed as parents in today’s world of violence, drugs, promiscuity, strong peer-pressure and moral breakdown?

We are in the last days. We are experiencing the world as outlined in 2 Timothy 3:1-5. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God. More than ever before, the parent has a lot to contend with in the process of raising godly children.

Thank God that where sin abounds, grace abounds to see us through. The grace of God abounds for us today to know how we can raise godly children in these terrible times. The following questions and answers will provide a wealth of information on how you can raise godly children in this present time.

1. What advice will you give young parents concerning how to raise their children in a godly way?

Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is His reward (Psalm 127:3)

*Children belong to God. He gave them to you to nurture them so that they can fulfill the divine purpose God has designed for each one of them on earth.

*Children are your greatest mission field. As arrows in the hands of a warrior, are sons born in one’s youth (Psalm 127:4). If you sharpen them spiritually, they will be strong against all earthly temptations and will fulfill God’s purpose for their lives. If they are blunt spiritually, they amount to nothing in life but a disgrace to you and to God’s kingdom.

*Your children will learn more from the values you show them by example than those you teach with your words.

*You are your child’s most effective teacher and the best way to teach is by modelling, that is practice what you preach. The Bible also says that we reap what we sow (Galatians 6:7-8). Thus the training begins with you:

♦Keep your relationship right with God and with your spouse.
♦Live in complete obedience to the word of God.
♦Be prayerful and build your spirit-man by regular study and meditation on God’s word.
♦Let the fruit of the Spirit be fully manifested in you.
♦Have strong faith in God
♦Love God and love your neighbor.

Parenting is a process of nurturing, caring and helping the children to have a healthy growth, to develop their maximum potential, to become mature and stable individuals that will contribute positively to the society. Parents are the first people to stimulate their children. The following tasks must be done.

♣Training the will
One of the most important tasks in molding children to be intelligent, loving, men and women of good character and responsible citizens, is to teach them to have will power. The will is the mental power by which one controls one’s thoughts, actions and decisions. Training the will simply means to train the child to always think right, act right and to make the right decisions.

Training starts at birth and continues till adulthood. You must have proper understanding of your child’s developmental stage and what is possible and appropriate. In the growth of the child, there are ages that are most sensitive to the development of certain habits or virtues.

Habit/virtue Sensitive period
Order 1-3 years
Obedience 3-6 years
Generosity 6-9 years
Diligence 8-12 years
Solidarity 12-15 years
Loyalty 14-18 years

Order is taught right from the first month. You must take care to be orderly in the child’s meals, sleep routine and hygiene. Ages 1-3 are the sensitive period for tidiness. Teach him/her that each object has its place. Play with him at being tidy with his toys and clothes. Motivate him and he will easily acquire the habit. When you teach him to keep things in order, it will become progressively easier for him to be orderly.

Teach and model the skills to your children. Show good example in your attitude, behavior and actions because children learn more from these than your words.

♣ Character Traits
Know your child’s personality, behavioral style, strengths and weaknesses. Desirable character traits, such as honesty, truthfulness, faithfulness, trust worthiness, obedience, being teachable, temperance, patience, tolerance, loyalty, moral purity, discipline, courage, endurance, self control, diligence, being considerate and generosity can be taught from infancy.

♣ Self worth and Acceptance
Right from infancy, let the children know that they are God’s children. Teach them to love and obey God’s commandments and the blessings they have in Christ Jesus. The knowledge of God will give your children self worth (see Daniel 11:32). When they receive Jesus as their Lord and Savior, the Spirit of excellence will dwell in them. As they grow spiritually and acknowledge God in all they do, they will find favor and acceptance with God and with man.

Joseph was highly favored even as a slave in Egypt, because his father taught him godly principles (Genesis 39:1-20). Your children are holy seeds with the potential for greatness. They need to be nurtured.

…to be continued

Have a great week Chutzpah fam,
xoxoxo

About the author: Dr Caroline Umebese is an Associate Professor at the University of Lagos, a Pastor at the Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM HQ) and a mother of four with a passion for young people.

 
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Posted by on July 13, 2014 in #TeamJesus

 

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The Worry…

Why do we worry so much…

A worries that she doesn’t have a child…
B worries that her pregnancy will miscarry…
C worries that she’s the only one of her friends not married…
D worries that he won’t get the job…
E worries that she won’t find a boyfriend…
F worries that someone will find out he has HIV…
G worries that he is gonna get fired…
H worries that he’ll always be broke…
I worries that she’ll never be good enough…
J worries that he’s gonna be a failure…
K worries that his past will catch up with him…
L worries that his boss will discover he was telling a lie…
M worries that the cancer is spreading…
N worries that he has no sustainable income…
O worries that she’ll be stuck in mediocrity…
P worries that her man will be unfaithful…
Q worries that her mother in law will hate her…
R worries that he’ll be robbed or kidnapped…
S worries that his father’s relatives in the village will jazz him…
T worries that an enemy lurks somewhere waiting to strike…
U worries that her blood pressure is not coming down despite the drugs…
V worries that he’ll never measure up to society’s definition of success…
W worries that she’s too fat…
X worries that his wife will find out his secret…
Y worries that he won’t get that promotion…
Z worries that her worries will become her reality…

A minute passes, then two, then a whole day but the worrying continues forgetting to thank the Lord that we have one more breath, that we can hold on to life because with life comes hope.
Every day, more than 350,000 babies are born and more than 140,000 people die world wide. We’ve heard countless stories of the man who slumped or the woman who died in her sleep or the young boy who got hit by a truck or the young girl who got used for rituals. Death is constantly lurking in the shadows, waiting for God to give the word and Poof!!! – another bites the dust!

So why worry?
Can worrying actually add an hour to your life or turn one strand of your hair from black to white?
Worrying robs you of gratitude,
It tramples on your faith,
It makes you despondent.
When you look back at all the things you ever worried about, did the worrying help? Could you positively say thank God I worried?

Dead men don’t worry about money,
Dead men don’t worry about getting married or having children,
Dead men don’t worry about being successful,
Dead men don’t worry about a thing in the world.
They are dead remember?
When time fades away, all that really matters is the state of your heart and the mark you left on this earth.
What will you be remembered for?
Who will you be remembered as?
Will people be able to say ‘he touched the life of every one he met?’
No wonder they say the good ones die first. God is eternally merciful. If you are still around it isn’t because you are better than those who’ve died or because you are meant to be some great guru. It could just be a chance to set your life straight and live right by God because at the end of the day where you’ll spend eternity is more important than how successful you end up.

Every minute we remain on this earth is a minute we need to account for. Are you living your life like you have forever and a day?
Live every moment like it was your last because really we can never tell when it will be our last…

Here’s a pretty famous chapter (Ecclesiastes 3:1-11a) to ponder on when you are considering the concept of time. Sometimes it is time!!!

“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:

2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

3 A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;

4 A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

5 A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;

6 A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

7 A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;

8 A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace.

9 What profit hath he that worketh in that wherein he laboureth?
*verse 9 made me pause, really what do we gain for working 9-5 Monday to Friday for all the productive years of our lives? Many people pass on without having really lived or even fulfilled their purpose or used their talents because they had a ‘job’… 😦

10 I have seen the travails, which God hath given to the sons of men to be exercised in it.

11 He hath made every thing beautiful in his time:
*And when worry wants to get the better of you, remember that He has made every thing absolutely super duper beautiful in His time and God is never ever late!

Make each moment count…

Rest in peace my dear friend, colleague and brother Emmanuel. The good ones truly go first.

Have a good week Chutzpah fam…

 
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Posted by on April 7, 2013 in #TeamJesus

 

Resurrection Morning!

They told me I was too late,
Told me it was fate,
With tears in my eyes I searched for where He lay,
My mind filled with horror flicks of the price He had to pay,
The cross He carried,
Oh how I tarried,
If I had made a little more haste,
I may have been able to gaze upon His face,
But what do you tell the Son of God,
When for you He bore the rod?
Wounded for my transgressions,
Slained with aggression,
Maybe if I was obedient and didn’t seek my own way,
Maybe He wouldn’t have had to die on crucifixion day,
He loved me so much,
That I knew as much,
For what innocent would choose to die,
For a guilt-laden girl such as I.

But here I am too late,
Sitting at the tombstone of one so great,
Wretched sinner that I am,
As guilty of murder as the men that caused Him harm,
Big fat tears roll down my face,
As my thoughts wonder through a maze,
I find myself slipping into a trance,
As I plead with my Lord to give me one more chance,
You promised you wouldn’t be gone forever,
Come back oh Lord so I can repay you with love like a river,
No one ever did what you did,
No one ever loved me with such a need.
I’d make a difference I swear,
And you’d never have to go through such fear,
Such pain, such torture, such darkness,
Would be things of the past with my steadfastness,
And suddenly I look up and there you are,
My Master, My Saviour, risen again without blemish or mar.

It’s been 2000 years since resurrection morning,
Times past since the day of mourning,
I still remember the price He paid,
And on His shoulders my sins that were laid.
As I prepare for church I whistle a tune,
It’s time to put on my dancing shoes, it’s Easter morning and the feasting cometh soon,
But as I step out of my house,
I gaze upon His face and from a slumber I rouse,
Jesus you are here,
My daughter I am always near.
Today we celebrate you I say,
I wish you’d do that everyday,
I think of all the days gone by and gaze downcast feeling floored,
I think of just yesterday when yet again, I betrayed you my Lord.
Sin is such an enticing evil,
But my grace is sufficient for you to overcome the devil,
But Sir, I say; If only I had someone to show me the way,
My Holy Spirit is there to be your advocate and friend, if only you’d listen to what He has to say,
He reaches out for me and I see his wounds, the cross, the price and His blood that was shed,
Oh how wretched I am, how soon I forget, tears sting my eyes as I behold His blood so red,
Every time you disobeyed,
You made a joke of the price I paid,
I look into His eyes and behold what manner of love,
I will do right by you I confess, and I feel the resurrection power fill me with a surge,
He is Risen I sing,
A new meaning it rings,
I will not live my life like before,
I am a child of this world no more,
I rejoice at my liberation,
No more moved by the devil’s declaration.
I’m gonna love Him with every breath I make,
And do absolutely all it takes,
Things are gonna be different now, why the world asks? As they behold me with apprehension,
Because He loved me first, He loved me beyond comprehension…
It’s a new day folks, a new day to look at your life circumspectly,
A day of renewal, a day of rebirth, a day we remember the life He gave for ours unconditionally…..

God bless you chutzpah fam,
Happy Easter. Jesus is alive.
Xoxoxo

 
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Posted by on March 31, 2013 in #TeamJesus

 

TRUST

“Jump”
“No I can’t, it’s too high”
“Trust me Anita, I’ll catch you”
I look around furtively, desperate to find a plan B. No right thinking person would just take that offer. There’s gotta be another way. If I jumped and He didn’t catch me, everyone would think me pathetic for being so trusting after all, heaven helps those who help themselves.
“I’m waiting Anita”
I spot a fire escape on the corner of the roof.
“I’ll be right back J”
He sighs…
How many times have we been through this? How many times has she confessed to trusting me and then when there’s a real crisis she’s off in a flash hunting for a plan B, afraid to actually let someone else drive. How long will she continue to let them get the best of her? He glances at Father and Son leaning on a black SUV with mocking eyes. He has to protect her…
“Anita you can trust me, just jump!”
I’m gone in a jiffy. Running towards the fire escape. If I can climb down I reason very logically, I’ll save Him the trouble of catching me. I’m a big girl, I can take care of myself.
Halfway down the fire-escape, it begins to shake, like it’s coming loose from its hinges. I grip it tighter. I’m almost down. Can’t see past the smoke. I look around for J. Maybe He can catch me now since I’m closer to the ground but He’s nowhere to be found. And then I see it, a big, black snake slithering up the fire escape. The smoke made it hard to see or I’d never have started the journey down. I begin to scurry back up. Muttering a prayer for help as I cling to the shaky rungs. I make it back up just in time. I don’t see the snake anymore but there isn’t much time left. I’ve wasted so much precious time trying to do things my way. Is J even still there? I wouldn’t blame Him if He’s left. I seem to do this every time. Trusting in my own strength, my own ideas, my own decisions. Well look where that has gotten me. The smoke is worse and I begin to sputter and cough. I can barely see. The heat of the flames making me sweat. Let’s not even get started with how I ended up on the roof of a burning building. I need help. Now I see only He can help me. I wish I hadn’t wasted so much time. I call out, peering down but unable to see anything.
“J”
“J”
No answer.
“J”
“J”
And then I hear it. The evil laugh.
“No one can save you now pretty”
“Yes dad, she’s all ours”
I peer into the dark, who are you? What do you want? Why are you doing this?
“I’m W, full name’s Worry and you and I have been best buddies for a looooong time”
Then comes the evil laugh again.
“And I’m his boss cum dad. Your kind call me the devil but I ain’t the devil, just some dude coming back to get what’s rightfully mine. Right son?”
“Yea pops”
“What do you want with me?”
“Well Anita, it’s pretty simple. This world is a battle field. You are either His or mine and if you decide to sit on the fence, you are still mine…”
And then the evil laugh fills my ears and the smoke threatens to choke me.
“J where are you?”
The laughter again
“Jesus please don’t forsake me”
“I will never leave you nor forsake me. Close your eyes and jump Anita, I’ve got you”
“If you jump, you’ll die”
I shake my head. Focus Anita.
I stumble forward. Is there a particular way or method to jumping?
I shake my head again.
The fire’s so close.
I close my eyes, say a prayer and JUMP!
I feel it immediately…it feels good. It tastes like freedom. I’m letting go. Someone else is doing the driving.
I feel His warm arms enveloping me in His unending love. I feel my problems disintegrating. Why did it take me this long to trust?
I come to a gentle landing and I open my eyes.
There’s a black SUV speeding off in the distance. There’s no sign of the fire or the snake not to mention the despicable duo. I’m calm, I’ve found peace and as I gaze into the eyes of the one person who loves me more than I could even love myself, His arms around me, I smile bashfully.
“Thank you Jesus”
“You are very welcome Anita. I see you are still battling with the trust thing.”
“I’m learning every day”
“It’s ok dear, I’ll always be here for you. Always”
“Thank you”

And all is well in my world again…

TRUST

Have a great week chutzpah fam…
Xoxoxo 😉

 
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Posted by on March 17, 2013 in #TeamJesus, Hall of Fame