First of all, let me wish you all a happy new year and declare that victory songs will be heard and sung in your households all year round. My hand has been itching to write for a while now but I haven’t been
able to either gather my thoughts or compose myself well enough, I have editted over and over trying to capture all my thoughts and experiences.
Just like the title says, I am taking stock of the year 2010 and ensuring that this new year will be very remarkable. Year 2010 for me was….phew! especially the last six months of the year even up until
the last day in the year. There’s always something to thank God for anyway, believe me I am sooo grateful for every single thing I went through. Sometimes, we don’t have to suffer some things if we can learn,unlearn and re-learn especially from other people’s experience.
This post will point out a few of my experiences and I sinerely hope that you’ll pick up something no matter how little,some of the reasons why mistakes repeats itself across generations is because we don’t heed instructions. I may be a little here and there but just stay with me.
Academics and after school
Studying Matls. Sci & Engr. in obafemi awolowo uni for was full of alot of activities, especially when i got my grip and found myself and decided that I would make sure that I leave campus without any regrets.In my mind I graduated the day I wrote my final exams but by the standards of the uni. i had not fulfilled all my requirements and I had to spend another semester doing a special elective(anyone who went to ife will undersatnd what this is), alot of people gave me different ideas of how to find my way around it, but i didnt have the liver or……there was so much that happened between feb and august, but I’ll rather leave the gist for anoda day. lesson learnt is to do the right things at the right time, be prompt, dont take anything for granted especially what your hands find to do at the time its in your hand and to y’all still in school, lecturers can be nasty, classess may not be appealing to you all d time, there maybe so many distractions but please, have it at the back of your mind that you don’t wanna look back someday and be full of regrets.
Grief and loss
Losing material possessions can be restored right but the loss of life what can replace. The rate at which I lost Material possessions in the past three months is alarming, infact someone said I had to seek spiritual help….lol, but all that is lost is been restored(can somebody shout halleluyah)….you know sometimes, I’ll just wish that someone was fooling around….(like say na dream…lol, if you know what I mean), it got so bad that I wouldnt say it out sometimes, until my mouth will push to just tell somebody.I guess I’ll just remit everything as bad debt just as banks will do abi???
Apart from loosing material possesions, I lost a sister and friend from another mother, some of my friends also lost their loved ones, the bad part is that all this grief was suffered all at the same time, it was too much to bear for everyone involved…I learnt a huge lesson from this experience and it change my perspective alot especially as a christian; There isn’t too much time to waste around, God is just, unquestionable and He is watching, If you loose something, you can replace it, but once your life is lost….my dear its the end oh.
Avenues to Wealth
Fomerly known as Holidays and Cash. It’s an opportunity that I came in contact with a little over a year ago, I didnt put in so much because of school work and not enough enthusiasm, but I have seen this opportunity change lives, given people aho had no class international recognition,It’s a plan B system for some, another stream of income for another category of people and a tool for financial freedom for others. Even though I haven’t carried this opportunity with so much enthusiasm, I have decided to be a part of the story to be told about this opportunity in the nearest future.Its a system that has the ability to sustain itself in the midst of economic crunch or whatever they call it. If you are still waiting for what your nation will do for you, tired of being bossed around over a 30-day pay cheque or you want a plan B system.Just send me a mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.avenuestowealth.com/maranatha12.
I call him my hero and best, the day I met him he didnt catch my attention much, but after a while I was all over him as much as he was all over me…:-) We grew to love each other for a little over two years now and we had our high and low moments.We have gotten to points before where we had to re-consider our decisions. The second part of the year was……(sealed), but I have only learnt that LOVE is a decision and LOVE is committment, you choose to love the one you choose to love because mehn….:-), anyways you will also need forgiveness as your companion because you will soooo step on each other’s toes. Some gist and lessons for another day.
Family and Friends
If there was anything that brought joy to me this year,gave me strenght, faith and the courage not to give up, apart from God; it was as a result of the people who fall into this category,I have the best family in the world and I couldn’t have asked for more, I have the most supportive and understanding siblings in the world, I can talk to them about almost anything. Apologies to all my very special friends but, I really have to mention names; SD is someone I could rely on, trust and be my best with, wale and tosin are just a bundle of special gifts from God, I cried when one of them had to go away for a while, it is beautiful and re-assuring when you have great friends around you especially ones who love and will not leave you the way you are until you get better. Osa….:-) I met him two or three months to the end of the year and sincerely, I have no single regrets, I call him my special friend.One huge lesson I have learnt relating with this people is that the people around you are a pool of value and wealth. No matter how much we love each other in this world, only God can allow
for our wrongs sevnty times seven times….if you know what I mean.
Its funny sometimes how so much happens in our lives and telling it will summarise it in a few words…. In all of these things I have learnt that life will not give u all that you want on a platter of gold
except you reach out to take it, I have learnt courage, I have learnt to be daring, I have to pay it forward, i have learnt to determine choose and make happen what I want out of life. 2010, may not have been fantastic for so many people, Life is in phases and seasons, but its another time to make things better and thats what time does for us when we are conscious of it, it gives us another shot to life. Personally,
2011 is going to be exciting for me, I started this yearwith excitement, I have written down my goals and I will achieve them. A few of them for accountability’s sake is to take advantage of some exciting opportunities, generate consistent stream of income, learn to swim and drive, personal and relational development, write at least two post monthly, take a professional exam………I said a few right :-).I picture December, 2011 and in my heart I am glad and fulfilled and my result is beyond my expectation.
Get to work and make the year count!