Friends, Am Back


Hello everyone, I am so glad to be back from the long-intended break I have put myself on for several months. Over the  time that I went AWOL, I have received many texts and e-mails of friends urging me to come back to blogging, I have received phone calls of people asking me what the problem was, and why I decided to shut down. I am grateful for your prayers and support over the time when I practically lost strength and faith in everything I believed in.

This morning as I ride in the bus taking me to work, I decided to chat with my friend (Ff), this chat of ours demonstrated to me how easy it was to go away from the right track and just do  things anyhow. Since I started my break, I have blamed everyone around for my condition , even God, I totally rebelled against Him and told Him through my actions that I don’t need Him anymore in my life.

Friends, one thing I have discovered over my isolated period is that it is so easy to always point blaming fingers to everyone for what is happening in our lives and ignore the fact that  we are 100%  responsible for it. This year has been a challenging one for me, no doubt, but it has also been a year I have to grow up most, it is a year where my rose-colored glasses is broken and I am made to see life from the real side.

The truth is, at every stage, life will happen to us and we will be highly vulnerable to stuff that we hate most, we will be disappointed over events and  at people that we trust most , we will be rejected by loved ones. People will promise us and they will fail because God wants it like that, He doesn’t want people to share His glory.

This year, my faith has shaken,  revealing to me my lack of depth in God’s business, I have crumbled because my foundation was not strong enough. Friends, over this period, I have known great mercy from God, I have known His tender love that will never leave me even in storms that will always come around.

I have learnt that in every challenge and trial that comes my way, it is not ME that matters but God. Shouting, crying and being depressed won’t ever solve the problem, it is praising God and telling Him that will do justice.

Friends, am back, but I can’t promise you that I will be blogging regularly or that I will always have it together, what I promise you is that God’s love will be always be there for me to hold on to. People are dying every second, natural disasters roar with anger, terrorism seems the order of the day and my first reaction is fear, but I choose not to fear but  always speak God into every situation.

Friends, am happy to back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Petunia
    Sep 22, 2011 @ 12:00:45

    Welcome back -we missed you. I’m so glad that during this time you were able to heal and what a great revelation you come back with.
    In every season of life our God remains the same – always loving and caring.
    It sooooooo good to have you back sis!

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    • Tolu
      Sep 24, 2011 @ 06:20:21

      Good day, Petunia. Hope you are good. I am so glad , you stopped by to check the new thing on Rahab Memoirs, am so grateful. And am also glad that I know Jesus Christ as my Lord and personal saviour, though am so flawed, He keeps seeing something good in me every day.

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  2. AWE, ADEREMI
    Sep 22, 2011 @ 12:25:19

    Feel so so good to have you back ma. While you were away, you were sorely missed. Once again, welcome back!

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    • Tolu
      Sep 24, 2011 @ 06:22:33

      Bros, like I love to call you, am glad and feeling adequately loved when I saw your comment that am sorely missed. Thank you, am sorry for leaving in the first place, but life happened. Thank you for prayers and support. How is your lovely wife and kids, regards to them.

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  3. walkingenigma
    Sep 22, 2011 @ 12:40:44

    Welcome back

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  4. Jaycee (E.A)
    Sep 22, 2011 @ 13:34:03

    Welcome back Tolu. God will be your strength, and may you never trust in the arm of man, but may your trust be sealed 100% in your Father…in Him lies our all.

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    • Tolu
      Sep 24, 2011 @ 06:28:04

      Jaycee, I have a question, How have you been coping to be an active, inspiring blogger for 4 years with all the challenges that come aboard? I am so proud of you, please always remember to whisper a word of prayer to God about me, i sure need it. Thank you for the support and kindness. How is uncle, hope you both are having fun.

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  5. Bomi
    Sep 23, 2011 @ 09:46:16

    Welcome back Tolu:). Thanks a lot for sharing your experiences! May our understanding of our Father grow deeper every day…. and may our lives always reflect this understanding. I pray that his praise will constantly be on our lips and in our hearts.

    Thanks sis – Have a very blessed weekend… Much love:)!

    ~Bomi

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    • Tolu
      Sep 24, 2011 @ 06:29:48

      Sister mi, I have missed you and that is the truth, even I have not been communicating at all. Thank you for this, I will soon get back to you for some news I need to share.

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  6. FlourishingPillar
    Sep 23, 2011 @ 13:06:45

    YAY!!!! I’m so happy you’re back. Thank God for seeing you through. You may not know me but i absolutely cherish your writing its a breath of fresh air.

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    • Tolu
      Sep 24, 2011 @ 06:31:39

      FlourishingPillar, am so happy to be back too, and I am honoured and humbled that Rahab Mmeoirs has been a blessing to you. GOD BLESS YOU FOR THIS KIND WORDS

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