The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
Hubert H. Humphrey
While growing up I found it hard to believe that people truly cared for me,funny right?
Few friends here and there, we fought the usual, cried and beat each other up but that was the fun behind growing up. All through my school years I was bullied by my friends,classmates and even seniors. So I wasn’t your typical kind of girl!
I moved from one school to another to avoid carrying over some of the beatings. Biko body no be wood oh…
I suffered from a skin infection I didn’t know the cause so it was a little hard to fit in,I had rashes all over my leg,boils n pus from the raining season and during the cold I suffered from lack of warmth and cracks on my feet and skin.
Due to constant stubbornness and the normal black girl power I cracked open my head twice(pause,lemme laugh small abeg) first I was playing sea saw on a broken bench with my niece and the other time I climbed over my sisters back. E look simple but e no be joke. As a result i had a little memory lost and I was fragile in other places.
Now this isn’t all about me, we all have had one or two problems growing up but I just want to remind us that this is not the end.
I was formerly called gyra gyra ( confused and unsteady) by people who i thought loved me, oh but the Lord knows me by name and he calls me his own. I still have a lot of adrenaline pumping through me just like yesterday but it’s different now,I know better and I am wiser.
Everything I have learnt about love didn’t come natural at first,please understand, I mean God is love but I grew up in an environment that didn’t allow me see life that way, I harbored anger,hatred,bitterness and a broken spirit.
I wanted to break free from all of the pain so I did hung out with a lot of people. People I loved and others I didn’t care about but there was one thing I couldn’t figure out,why I never believed they loved me,I never believed they cared, they didn’t know me for God sake,all they knew was who I showed them. No one knew my pain, my tears and my scars. If you have said or thought this way, I pray that you learn to trust ,receive and believe in love.
one day all the ships I sail wrecked down ,they all broke down,every single bitterness,every single heaviness shrinked,it became so small.
Oh I met Daddy J.
I met Abbah father, I found a friend in Jesus and he thought me how to settle,he thought me love in it purest form.
Jesus you are the air I breath in,my breath of life,my living water. May he overflow in your heart tonight in the name of Jesus.
Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace.
What is friendship?
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Love is friendship…friendship is a relationship of mutual affection among friends.and just like a garden friendship needs to be watered.
The bonds of friendship.
No mutual relationship will sail without a bond.
The strong bond of friendship is not always a balanced equation; friendship is not always about giving and taking in equal shares. Instead, friendship is grounded in a feeling that you know exactly who will be there for you when you need something, no matter what or when.
Proverbs 18:24 NIV A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Seek to become a friend today.
My first best friend helped me figure out who I was, I met Jesus as a friend first and it changed my life. It took away my insecurities, fears,confusion and my instabilities.
Things began to change I accepted myself. Oh yeah am the daughter of a King,the child of the most high. Now I am able to extend a hand of friendship to people.
It didn’t happen in a day,it happened with the help of a father, a king and a friend. iyam royalty!
I have sailed on ships that have wrecked,I have sailed on ship that threw me into the water,I have sailed. But there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother.
And sometimes God himself will destroy this ships(relationship, friendship etcetera) so you can move forward.
But in case you have been hurt by a friend or two, remember The bonds, you have to forgive and love again.
Work on becoming a better friend tonight.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Learn to trust and love,learn to believe in friends and know when to drop from the ship.
Invest in the right friendship, invest in a relationship with God! Good morning,do have a wonderful day(kisses).