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She was old, could barely walk and was supported by her loved ones.
Her scarf was roughly tied and the neck line of her blouse fell off her frail shoulders, showing the pure wrinkles of her dark brown skin.
Her eyes were small and droopy but still held the dying light that once sparkled in them. Her cheeks had sunk into her chin and her jaw protruded.
She was scaringly beautiful.
 In her own way she was different, she was unique and she was loved by her daughter who carried her grandchild.
Looking at this woman, I wondered how she looked when she was younger.
The games she loved playing as a child, the first time she learnt how to write, if she ever did learn.
The clothes she wore when she had the time to go shopping, the places she loved to go with her friends… the first time she met her husband.
The tears she shed and laughter she enjoyed.
The people she lost like her husband, those she gained like her daughter and grandson.
The decisions she had made both good and bad.
 I wondered about what could be going through her mind. The pain she was feeling at her ankles that could not support her well.
Was she happy?
Did she want to live alittle more or does she want to greet the world good bye and meet her husband ?
One day, if God tarries, we would be that old woman sitting down and someone somewhere will watch us and pounder on these same thoughts.
Live life well.
We all would give account to God of how we lived out lives. Today, ask yourself this question?
How will the account of my life look like?
#Charmant

OLUWA: Latest Gospel Album

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It is a huge previlage, to bring to you the lastest gospel Album- Oluwa, which was released on the 6th of November 2016 by Minister Akerejola Dominion.

Minister Akerejola Dominion is a gospel artist, who is passionate about God and spreading the Gospel through music. He started his music career as a child in 1988, at the glory knowledge fellowship centre ilorin.

He began directing the choir in 2008 and has since directed RCCG kingdom life Lokoja, RCCG kogi province youth, RCF Osara Campus kogi, Unilorin RCF choir, DAKOP inter campus fellowship, Devoted accapella group Ilorin and currently, the RCCG Revelation sanctuary kaduna Choir.

His first album ‘With you’ was released in 2010 and had five special tracks of which Oluwa was one.
After six years, Akerejola Dominion is back with a new hit Album titled ‘Oluwa’.

Minister Akerejola Dominion is specialized in all kinds of classical, contemporary and traditional music, his major strengths are in music directing and voice coaching. He is married to a beautiful wife and they are blessed with two beautiful girls.

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Oluwa, which means ‘our God’ is a wonderful album consisting of four (4) powerful, spirit inspired tracks as follows:

1) Let’s go :  A powerful praise session that will get you dancing and rejoicing.

2) Ema sona: A soulful song which means be alert, be ready and watch.

3) Oluwa : A remix of Oluwa, originally composed in April 24th 2010 and featured in his first Album.

4) Mohe: An upbeat song which means ‘i grabbed it’

What are you waiting for? Download the songs ASAP and be blessed.
Just click on the download link below.

1) Let’s go (praise part one)
2) Let’s go (praise part two)
3) Ema Sona
4) Oluwa
5) Mohe

If you were blessed by the songs and you want to contact the artist
You can send an email: shegunakerejola@yahoo.com

Or call 08185483522 or 08036458379 or 0809008900

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#Charmant

The perfect love life.

We are created for one purpose and it is to love God.”Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind for this is the greatest commandment” Matthew  22:37-38.

 How can you love God? how can you Please him and serve him?  How can we do all these things?  How can we show the world how much we love   God?  

We can do that, through the way we care and help others, the way we tell about God to others, the way we carry out our job, academics, tasks, the way we talk to and treat people, the way you live your life because people don’t read bibles anymore they simply read you. 

Is your life a tapestry of God’s word? Are his scriptures interwoven into your everyday activities? Will people miss you and think about you when you are gone, the way the world still talks about Jesus ? Matthew 28:16-17- The same instruction that was given to Jesus was given to us but are we leaving behind the same legacy Christ left? That is how we show the world God, and how much we love him.

I read a book “A voice in the wind by francine Rivers” and the character, Hadassah said something that struck me. She said “unless we have something worth dying for, we have nothing worth living for. What can you die for?  That is the same thing you can live for. Why are you living for God if you cannot die for him? If you cannot go out of your way to help another, if you cannot serve someone by telling them about God then what are you living for? 

“Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God–this is your true and proper worship.” Romans 12 :1

God wants a living sacrifice, Not a dead one. That you might please him by your living and not by condemning yourself to self righteousness  or a boring lazy life in the name of Christianity. He wants Christians that will make marks in the world for him, he wants you to be wealthy that you might provide for others in his name.  He wants you as governors, rulers and leaders that you may lead people into his kingdom. “In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:16.

Let the intensity of God in your works shine so Bright before others that they may see and draw near to God. 

That is the way to show God how much you love him. A perfect love life!

Do you love God? 

by Unini Mosimabale. 

Romance books…No good ?

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I should stop reading romance books.

No good come out of them.

They are like cheap high that blurs my thoughts for a while, till it fades away and I am left looking for my next fix.

I really should stop reading them!

Because I fall in love with the characters so much so that I feel they are real, somewhere in the world. Not even the label ‘fiction’ can break me from my assumptions.

Romance books,  they are no good to me at all. 

I think it makes me feel more lonely than before I started.

I think it makes my imagination run too wild and I expect too much from people.

So many reasons why I shouldn’t be reading romance.

But for one reason, one that overules the many others and breaks the balance- I believe in love and fary tale. Because I know all about the first love and farytale story. The one about a perfect God who laid down his life for a sinful nation- you and me, even before we knew of him. Even before I loved him, he loved me. 

So yes! Love and fairytale exist and I am bent on finding mine. 
#Charmant

Agent of change 

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I have one question for you? 

Is this country- Nigeria beyond saving?

A friend told me today that Nigeria is beyond saving and I went on defence, arguing and arguing about how that is a lie.

The truth is many of us believe that Nigeria is also beyond saving, that President Buhari is fighting a defeated battle and it is a complete waste of time.

So what if it is true? I don’t believe Nigeria is a lost cause, but what if I am wrong and you are right and things will just keep getting worse till there is nothing left ?

Should we continue sitting and watching our country burn? Should we continue running to other countries where milk and honey flows? Should we watch the once giant of Africa slowly crumble? 

Well that was what I heard today! “No don’t sit and watch. Just go about your daily life, do your hustle and ignore it.” Funny as it sounds that is exactly what many of us are doing. 

We spend hours in beer parlours instigating how the country is failing instead of actually doing something about it.

We criticise and even make fun of the communication flaws of our leaders when we are not better speakers ourselves.

We talk about corruption in our system when we cheat customers, exploit people, defraud others, lie, cheat and even butcher ourselves in our little communities. It’s not only our leaders that are corrupt, but our contractors who collect money but fail to execute the contract, or engineers who use substandard materials for buildings, those with the motive of getting power only to have a slice of the national cake. We are all sinners who are ready to throw the first stone.

Ignoring the problems in Nigeria without doing anything about it, is like living in a trash house saying you will stay in the filth because everyone else keeps dumping trash.

Just because everyone else doesnt mind the filth doesn’t mean you cannot clean out your domain. Sooner or later, others will observe your cleaniness and copy.

There are many forces working against leaders and if we can just stop for once and think, we would not blame our leaders so much. 

I was once guilty of this until I became the president of my association and with all optimism and change agenda, I entered into office.

It was not a big association, with a little above 150 students, we were not much but with so much to offer, I was certain I would make a great change within a year. But with the bureaucracy and red tapism, difficult administrative assistant, not too eager exco members ( yes! even those who were voted to be part of the team where not so eager to work and coperate as well and even those who were clearly aware of the agenda, openly criticized it), uncoporative students ( the very people you are trying to please and serve ). Lets not get started on other demads I had; classes, tests, project, term papers, Univeristy programs I couldn’t avoid, family issues etc. In the end, I had very little but great supporters who encouraged me through the one year. 

I didn’t accomplish all that was on my change list but I didn’t leave the system the same. I let the system pass through me and I passed through it.

My point is, there are so much contingencies in leadership, we should encourage, support and pray for our leaders, rather than condemn them. Recognise the little they have done and egg them on for greater things.

The fact is that Nigerians are the problem of Nigeria. And if we can stop and realise ‘how we can stop being the problem of our dear country’ we would have solved the first problem.

Even if you are too lost to lift a finger for Nigeria at least change your mindset, at least pray and be optimistic that it is not a lost cause.

I Unini Mosimabale, am no politician, I am only an agent of change and I don’t know how many people will read this or if it will make any difference but hey! This is me cleaning my domain, this is me making a change I believe can happen in Nigeria. It might be a little drop of water in the ocean but it is still a drop that can spark life on a dry earthen ground.

#Charmantworld

True or false opinions?

I think I have heard it all.
“Use your head not your heart.” They said.
“Use your heart and not your head.”
“A combination of both is perfect!”
“Love is the most important thing.”
Others think “Sometimes it’s not about love, but he should be able to take care of you.”
“Don’t be forced you into it.”
“There is no perfect one.”
“Your perfect one is someone else’s spouse”. I have been told.
“If it hurts then it is not love.”
“Sometimes you don’t end up with the one you love, but the one that is right for you.”
“That kind of love only happens in books…..”
So many opinionated persons, each with different sides of love and experiences that I don’t know what is true anymore.
But I am sure of one thing. If fairytales do exist, then I want one. And if there is true love then I want to enjoy and not endure it.
#Charmantworld