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Guest Post: LIVING THE LIE- Part 2

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Brains, beauty and brawns all in oneA wild horse that many sought to tame

Perfection in the flesh
Love gave off a foul smell

Amina would never patronize her stall

Choosing to ‘live above’ that need
But the night leaves her undone

Forcing her pillow to share her tears

Reeling in the pain of her pretense•

Written by:  Daodu Deji Cornelius•   #Witty Quill 2017


Inspirational Word Today- Pastor Richard Whitcomb 

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Your happiness does not lie in frantically struggling and searching for it on your own, without any thought of others. 

Your happiness lies in the happiness of God and other people. Give them their happiness and you will get your own happiness. 

Happiness doesn’t come from seeking our own way. It comes by seeking God and His ways. 

Ecclesiastes 2:25-26 “Without him, who can eat or find enjoyment? To the person who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness.”


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Gentle, kind, silent, humble

Was all I thought righteousness was about.

Malice, hatred, and a curse filled mouth

I had, at the least of all things I grumbled.
Ushered by lust, I missed the destined way,

Turned down every attempt to put the fog away.

I despised all instructions and kept to my blindness.

Heaven’s lights hurt, so I walked in cool darkness.
Now I understand, life is but a game,

You play by its rules, you lose all the same.

Life they say is good, if in it you let God reign

But I proved I could be better if I only used my brain.
 An end I never expected started another life without end

I’m left in live darkness lurking with creatures I’ve never met,

Every strange voices that moaned my way,

Turned down every attempt to put the fog away.

Written by: Oluwadamilola David Yusuf

Guest Post: Grace 

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GraceThis single word speaks vociferously

To those who would listen obediently

And follow His laws orderly


The leading step to ace

The energy to finish race

Directing our pace


Our warrant for unmerited favor

Even in our state of dishonor

Making us a light to the world by being a donor


The ticket to being a distinguished guest

While on Earth’s nest

Surpassing Life’s test


The manifestation of mercy

Being a candidate of clemency


Makes you the best

Fills up your treasure crest

With goodness and rest.


Written by: OKUSUN MERCY.


Guest Post: Emmanuel 

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I really never walked alone,
I had a brother.

Everything he had was all I owned

For all I had was him alone.
He slept hungry just to see me filled,

He would rather for me be killed,

It seemed like it was for me he lived,

In my pain, with me he grieved.
He showed me how to live,

Taught me to give

to those I could,

Taught me to live the way I should.
I’ve learned to put behind me his flaws,

Mortified but i forget it all.

An elder brother is one priceless gift

I can never afford to forfeit.

Written by: Yusuf Damilola 


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Be a believer and not a doubter! You may not see a way but God still has a way. He is the miracle worker, the promise keeper, and the way maker. His strength is always enough to meet your need!

Daniel 6:27 “ He rescues and saves his people; he performs miraculous signs in the heavens and on earth. He has rescued Daniel from the power of lions.”


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It’s time to take a stand for righteousness. The world wants to mould you into its image, but God has called you to stand out. You cannot please God and please people at the same time.

Proverbs 29:25 “Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whosoever trusts in the lord is kept safe.”