LET THERE BE ROMANCE, AND THERE IS!

Going through my Facebook news feed, I came across a piece written by someone I wait on to read his posts, writing on how to keep romance alive by doing little things to and with our spouse. Reading through the comments, I noticed many of the commenters saw it as something strange. I was gobsmacked...

IF YOU WANT IT, EARN IT

Disclaimer: This post doesn’t aim to encourage women to disrespect their husbands. It’s a biblical command for women to submit to and reverence their own husbands just as they would submit to Christ. It’s a cliché that women want to feel loved, while men want to be respected. World over, respect is a big deal for...

CORRECTION BEFORE DISCIPLINE

We are all well vast with the popular proverb; “Spare the rod, and spoil the child.” It‘s  an admonition  to parents and guardians never to over look the place of discipline in their children or wards upbringing,  especially when they err. But please,  Mama and Papa,  before you discipline  or punish that child over that...

QUALITIES OF A RESPONSIBLE WIFE/MOTHER

We’ve looked at the qualities of a responsible husband. It is very necessary for us to look at the qualities of a responsible wife too because there are two sides to every coin, and in marriage, it takes two to tango. To be a wife and mother is not a badge that is worn on...

QUALITIES OF A RESPONSIBLE HUSBAND/FATHER

The first thing to be considered before going into the qualities should be asking the question, “who is a husband and who is a father?” The Bible makes us understand that he that finds a wife has obtained favour from God. However, for someone to find a wife, he himself must be a husband because...

IMPACT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ON CHILDREN

“You’re a very stupid man! The only thing you do is chase anything in skirt.” Tolu charged at her husband giving him a slap which made him stagger, falling to the chair. “Mummy, mummy, mummy, leave daddy alone, leave him alone joor. You’re always insulting and shouting at him.” Toba, their only son said amidst...

EVEN THE PROVERBS 31 WOMAN HAD MAIDS

Some times ago, a friend jokingly told me that I’m the kind of person who will have about five maids who will tend to my needs. The story behind this is for another day. The main reason she said this was because she felt I was lazy and could not handle things myself. (It’s not...

THE PROVERBS 31 WOMAN: WHAT TO LEARN (PART 2)

Trust y’all know that one of the best way to grow is to learn from those who have gone ahead of you and have excelled. In the previous post, I wrote about some of the qualities of the Proverbs 31 woman, and this post is the concluding aspect. Some more lessons to learn: 6) She...

THE PROVERBS 31 WOMAN: WHAT TO LEARN (PART 1)

I’m sure this popular woman is not new to you. Her name is not far from the lips of people, particularly in Christendom. She serves as a model for many women world over and that is why we’ll be learning some key things in life from her. Perhaps, much more than we know of her...

New year

NEW YEAR, NEW GRACE, NEW HABITS

First and foremost, I’ll want to wish you a happy new year! It’s of the Lord’s mercies we are alive to see the end of a 365-day cycle and to begin the 1st day of another. I’ll use this opportunity to thank God on your behalf for showering you with the grace to see this...