The Storms

God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble – Psalm 46:1 Some trials are like thunderstorms—ephemeral—they come suddenly and then are gone within a short time.  Other trials linger until we wonder if we will ever come out of them.  During those times, what do we do?  Do we let ourselves … More The Storms

Assimilation

Assimilation.  It was something Chaska fought against from the very start.  Much like I tried to fight my attraction and gradual love for him.  We were of different cultures and races.  I always believed that one day after I left college, I would marry a colored man.  Never once did I ever imagine that I would … More Assimilation

The Lion’s Roar

The winged lion reminds me of the fearless Doctor Balewa who treated me after I was gang raped by militants.  I was a complete wreck but this man of God not only restored me physically but psychologically.   He helped me to regain my dignity.  I found the courage and strength to pick up the pieces … More The Lion’s Roar

Sing to the Lord

Shout joyfully to the LORD, all the earth; Break forth in song, rejoice, and sing praises – Psalm 98:4 Praising God is something that should be as natural as breathing.  It’s hard to do so, however, when facing trials, problems or challenges, but that is the time when we really need to do it.  I … More Sing to the Lord

At the Top

Here she was at the top and the view was magnificent.  She spread out her arms in triumph.  She had always wanted to climb a mountain, any mountain and she had done just that.  She felt terrific. On top of the world.   She had achieved more than climbing to the top of a mountain. … More At the Top

It Takes Courage

Waiting takes courage.  That’s what King David implied when he said, “Wait on the Lord; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the Lord!” (Psalm 27:14). Waiting takes a lot of courage especially when you are tempted to act.  You want answers or results right away but God … More It Takes Courage