2014 thankful

Chai! How did I get to this place again?!

Bible no de lie o! Proverbs 6:10-11 warns us against a little sleep…a quick power nap…just a little rest…
That’s what happened to me again and now I’m going to do two posts to make up again…

It is well…

Simply teaching me that there are consequences for every action we take in life. …like oversleeping and ending up with two blog posts instead of just one

Had an amazing day yesterday. Hung out with some of our friends after service. Tony or “man T” as we call him was my pk’s best man at our wedding. Haven’t seen his wife Uwa in maybe eight years…. wow! So anyhow we went for lunch with their twin boys and I threw caution to the wind and threw out every single diet rule out the window. Hey! I haven’t seen them in so long it was worth cheating for. Lol! 
So had a huge lunch….took pictures after

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and said bye bye on a really full stomach. Then instead of me to get home and blog….i said let me just lie down small. I won’t sleep just need to rest my eyes…..a bit…and  here I am just waking up from my “not sleep” lol!
Okay guys so let’s talk
This is officially day 14 post
Dec 14th was our thanksgiving service and I realised I hadn’t really sat down to count my blessings for 2014

So here goes….
I’m thankful for my pk…

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where else was I going to start? Hehehehe….
The Love of my life

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. One of my best ever decisions was choosing you. My friend, confidant, coach, teacher

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, lover, my baby daddy,

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lol! The list is endless really. I’m thankful for you and your faith and total trust in God. Sometimes I feel like Sarah must have felt following Abraham all those years….to a land not seen with natural eyes. you inspire me daily

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I’m thankful for my baby girls ‘dassah and ‘vida.

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Dassah my first born, my pride and joy.

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Leader extraordinaire. Fun, people lover

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Never intimidated by anyone. Lion hearted

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but sweet and protective. I’m thankful for how much She  has grown.

The other day it just hit me how grown she is now. I had just come in from school runs and was about to rush out again to buy a few things for the kids at a nearby supermarket. As I was about to leave my dassah called me back “Mummy! Mummy! Where are you going?” she looked alarmed. “I’m just going to buy something down the road I will be right back” her eyes grew even bigger, “you are going out won’t you wear your dress” confused I looked down at what I was wearing – a knee length (okay so it was sitting on the knee not under) sleeveless dress. “Dassah I’m dressed”. “Nooooo?!” she said emphatically “it’s a top not a dress” “but dassah I wore this when I came to pick you with daddy” next thing I know, she’s off screaming “DADDY! DADDY!!!” My pk answers and she says “are you the one that said mummy should not wear her dress?” he looks at me and says “mummy is dressed” I go on to explain to him what brought the conversation. So he tries to explain that this is a dress and not a top. She looks at both of us funny and says “ok o!” and walks away as if to say “na una sabi” that’s how much my dassah has grown that I’m often unsure as to who is mummy and who is daughter lol! 

I’m thankful for my baby ‘vida,

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my miracle child. My gentle baby. Gentle until she stands up

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then she moves like the wind. Before you turn she’s done all she wants to. Very sure of herself….being a second child I often worried that having a big sister with such a strong temperament like dassah may be a problem. I worried about her growing in her shadow…

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but no, not this one. once she wants something she will fight tooth and nail (and I mean that literally. She will bite and scratch you if she has to) not intimidated by size, she has been known to fight even pk to get what she wants. And she’s one strong baby (at least she took one thing from me) *sticking out my tongue at pk* she carries things twice her size. She will fall, get up, dust herself and carry again lol! She’s daddy’s girl and quite the chatterbox. She says everything from “jijus” (Jesus) to “aunty” to “aunty Joy  to “adada” (Hadassah) to “happp” (happy) she says everything but mummy *rolling my eyes*

I’m thankful that my girls are healthy, that they are happy and that they are loved.

I’m thankful for all the other people in my life that make my life easy and have become family. I’m thankful for my Eky and joy.

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I’m thankful for all the beautiful 2014 moments and excited about 2015

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testimonies to come.

Thankful for aunty mabel

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and all the sacrifices you make.
 
I’m really thankful for my parents ….still together after 44 years

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…and my siblings. I may not see them all so often but when we do see its magic…. I’m thankful we are all alive and well and that we are multiplying

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daily 🙂 😉 🙂 I’m especially thankful for my baby sister “aunty didi”

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and the school runs she saves me from 😀 and the fact that she lives close by so dassah gets to do sleep overs with her cousins.

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I’m thankful for vida’s nanny happiness

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or “happpu” as vida calls her. Trust me when God sends you good help

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you need to be thankful because them no plenty for this Nigeria.

I’m thankful for my DCC FAMILY. For the ministers, the workforce, for all the many different projects we were able to pull off in 2014, for all the people that got saved, that had testimonies, that somehow saw the reality of the Word from God to us in DCC

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I’m thankful for my life, my blog, my challenges that I overcame, the victories I won, the friends I made, and those I retained 🙂 I’m thankful for my blog family and all of you cheering me on for this 30 day challenge.

I’m particularly thankful that 2014 is not over because that means I still have time for some more last minute miracles 😉

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Okay guys gotta run.
I hope I made up for yesterday.
I promise I will be back later with today’s blog post.
This is day 14.

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10 thoughts on “2014 thankful

  1. Words fail me to describe how grateful I am but I sure know that am grateful that I stumbled on your blog and have a passive relationship with you Ma.
    Thank you for blogging and blessing lives

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  2. Awww mama.
    This post is sniff worthy

    Mehn DCC. Something to be VERY thankful for.
    Especially her pastors.

    Now that I have followed man to another and have ‘rationed’ my dcc attendance, I am even more grateful for the opps I have and have had to be physically there and learn the Word.

    Now every other thing to be grateful for hinges on this. Stuff faith has brought. The faith I learned and keep learning in DCC

    God bless u ma.
    And my diche is so foooiiiinnnneeee lol

    Yup I LOVE diche hehehe

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  3. Hmm.mama dis is sooo sweet. Im thankful for having dcc as my church. A place where we learn to fall in love with God like human beings without fire n brimstone.
    I strongly identify wif d sista-living-close by . where by school runs is settled. I can borrow maggi or palm oil at 12 midnite to finish making my soup or collect her last onion to fry eggs on Saturday morning. Sleepovers on a daily basis, meals’ rotation btw house A and B. Im enjoying communal living at its best without my “neighbour” thinking im a nuisance. i love my big sister. Were grateful to av each other close by.

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