First, in case itís not obvious, I am a Christian, for full disclosure.
Now, I have noticed that we have had a few recent "sparring" on religious topics in the village, in parallel with some world events. In times past like during the times and trials of Amina Lawal, there were very few Muslims in the Village to explain / defend the contrary view. It used to be just Danladi at a time, and then came along Gwobe.
Now we apparently have strong Christian believers like
I did something a few years back on this day, and about a year later I reaped the blessings, it's made me kinda look at that date with a keen eye. I've been in transition for a while but I'm gradually coming to the end of what I can call, the most 'educative' part of my divine walk. Well, I may be wrong, I may actually be stepping into the most educative, only Abba knows.
I read the parasha below and decided maybe that was what Avinu had been doing all along, I was just slow in getting
Updated Sep 18, 2009 at 11:05 PM by Oluwato
Eniola had lived outside of Nigeria for the most part of his life. He left the shores of Nigeria at the age of 14 years, and had not once visited after that. The strange thing is that Eniolaís allegiance to Nigeria and his Yoruba culture had not waned in spite of the long time he had been disconnected from his roots. This unwavering allegiance is the reason why Eniola decided one day that he had had enough of a bachelorís life and wanted to settle down and marry. Eniola had decided that he was only
Thought this was a nice poem, although, it's not exactly "right", however, IT IS GOOD TO THANK THE LORD!
THE LORD'S TEST
I woke up this morning and knew that today,
The sun would not be shining
and the clouds would be gray.
As I stepped outside,
Rain fell upon my head.
My car wouldn't start
so I walked to school instead.
I forgot all of my assignments
I failed all of my tests.
I dropped my head
Updated Sep 18, 2009 at 11:06 PM by Oluwato
September starts the "ber" months as one of my friends pointed out to me many years back. She was right, good things start in September. Not only was I born this month (9/9), I learnt that the Jewish new month begins this month as well.
My resolution this new year, is to learn Hebrew so I've started with my tutorial http://www.hebrew4christians.com/Gra...aleph-bet.html
It's going to be an exciting year!
Updated Sep 18, 2009 at 11:08 PM by Oluwato