Brenè Brown has had a massive influence on women everywhere. She first inspired me when she spoke about parenting at my son’s school many years ago. Brenè’s success has catapulted since her Ted Talk went viral. Brene’s book was required reading by my Episcopal priest, and she was brought up in my Course in Miracles class recently. She’s everywhere, and with good reason!Read More
Our argument was cut short when my husband saw the time. He grabbed his laptop and coffee mug and didn’t stop to kiss me before leaving for work. We muttered requisite “I love you’s” and I held my tears in until after the door had shut behind him. I sat on the couch, stunned at how a silly disagreement had turned into a heated volley of ugly tones and hurtful words.Read More
Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday, happy birthday, happy birthday to you that was the song that woke me up on Saturday morning, oh! It was my birthday and that is my husband singing for me. Olumide is so romantic, I couldn’t have asked for more because he is more than I wanted. I opened my eyes with a smile on my face and guess what my husband made me breakfast on bed. Uhnuhn, I couldn’t hold back the tears.Read More
Is forgiveness more important than justice?
In John 17, Jesus expressed this desire for his followers: “I pray … that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. … I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one—I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity” (vv. 20–23).Read More
Often single moms let their emotions rule their actions. It’s easy to do. When I was a single mom, my first unconscious thought was that I needed to find a man to be the father figure in the home. After all, my family was incomplete (or so I thought).Read More
Take a moment to learn these things before saying “I do.”
While love is required as an ever-present components of great marriages, hinging the whole of your marriage on it will end in nothing but disaster.Read More
FOCUS ON YOUR ASSIGNMENT
Many people find it so hard to focus on what they’ve been called to do. Sometimes it’s not their fault because there are legitimate distractions that calls for attention.
As we started on our previous post, a marriage is a brittle institution if not well attended, could shatter (beyond repair).
We talked about three ways a woman can initiate the cracks before the eventual shatter. It’s just a matter of time.
I sat at that spot for what seemed like an eternity. I knew my marriage was over. I just did not feel it was worth fighting for. I could never forgive Ifemi for impregnating another woman no matter what I must have done to him. He promised me for better or worseRead More