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
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…
where else was I going to start? Hehehehe….
The Love of my life
. One of my best ever decisions was choosing you. My friend, confidant, coach, teacher
, lover, my baby daddy,
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
I’m thankful for my baby girls ‘dassah and ‘vida.
Dassah my first born, my pride and joy.
Leader extraordinaire. Fun, people lover
Never intimidated by anyone. Lion hearted
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,
my miracle child. My gentle baby. Gentle until she stands up
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…
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 all the beautiful 2014 moments and excited about 2015
testimonies to come.
Thankful for aunty mabel
and all the sacrifices you make.
I’m really thankful for my parents ….still together after 44 years
…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
daily 🙂 😉 🙂 I’m especially thankful for my baby sister “aunty didi”
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.
I’m thankful for vida’s nanny happiness
or “happpu” as vida calls her. Trust me when God sends you good help
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
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 😉
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.